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  • Foundations and Donors Step Up Grants to Help Workers Hurt by the Pandemic

    • Apr 14, 2020
    • Alex Daniels

    In the coronavirus era, the heroes drive delivery trucks, bag groceries, and clean hospital floors. As those employees have stayed on the job, risking their lives to ensure others can stay comfortable in seclusion, a new movement is underway to help those workers.

  • Facing Financial Stress, Nonprofits Lay Off Workers

    • Apr 13, 2020
    • Jim Rendon

    https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Facing-Financial-Stress/248500

  • A Blow to Nonprofit Workers: Sweeping layoffs could come just when services are most needed.

    • Mar 31, 2020
    • Jim Rendon

    The coronavirus pandemic, and the social and economic damage it leaves in its wake, is laying bare the nonprofit world’s lack of investment in organizations’ operations and their people.

  • How to Jump-Start Your Nonprofit Career in 2019

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Heather Joslyn

    Here's what experts we interviewed suggest you do to advance in your nonprofit career.

  • Advice for Young Nonprofit Professionals of Color — From People Who Have Been There

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Nicole Wallace

    Take advantage of networking opportunities. Develop a circle of mentors and advisers. Build strong connections within your organization.

  • More Charities Keeping Eye on Employees' Work-Life Balance

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Eden Stiffman

    Long hours, travel, and pressure to be "always on" for donors can take a toll on fundraisers. Many nonprofits are putting a priority on helping workers avert burnout.

  • 9 Ways to Ensure Your Vacation Is Really Time Off From Work

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Rebecca Koenig

    Coordinating and communicating with donors and colleagues ahead of time is key to arranging a worry-free escape from the daily grind.

  • Staying Healthy While Doing Good: Managing Stress in a Nonprofit Job

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Rebecca Koenig

    Tips for being productive at the office while preserving work-life balance.

  • Tips for Surviving a Nonprofit Boss From Hell

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Rebecca Koenig

    Asking for raises, dealing with impossible managers, meeting with recruiters, or just carving out a little "me time": a look back at The Chronicle’s best advice of 2017 for your professional life.

  • Our Best Guidance for Managing Your Nonprofit Career

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Advice

    Asking for raises, dealing with impossible managers, meeting with recruiters, or just carving out a little "me time": a look back at The Chronicle’s best advice of 2017 for your professional life.

  • Why I’m Getting an MBA as a Fundraiser

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Amy Krauss

    A business degree can help nonprofit employees work in teams, understand data, and bring about organizational change, says one development professional who is also a student.

  • How to Get a Charity Job if You Have No Nonprofit Experience

    • Feb 11, 2020
    • Allison Fine

    In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a question from a reader who’s having trouble breaking into charity work despite a strong academic background and work experience. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

  • How to Negotiate a Higher Nonprofit Salary

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Eden Stiffman

    At many organizations, performance reviews coincide with the end of the year. As the final quarter approaches, you may be preparing to ask your manager for a raise. Or maybe you’re looking for a new job and want to make sure you are finally paid what you believe you’re worth.

  • Big or Small Charity? What to Consider When Looking the Right Fundraising Job

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Eden Stiffman

    Development officers and consultants share things to keep in mind when considering whether to work at a small or large nonprofit.

  • How Students Can Prepare for a Nonprofit Career

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Allison Fine

    In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a reader's question about students who want to go right from college into work that benefits others. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

  • How to Find a Nonprofit Job That Fits

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Timothy Sandoval

    Do the research, ask the right questions, and look for the clues that tell you whether a prospective workplace will be toxic or terrific.

  • A Job Hunter Gets Advice on Landing Her First Job in Philanthropy

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Cody Switzer

    Members of The Chronicle's LinkedIn group offer advice to a recent graduate who wants to start a career as a grant maker.

  • Behind the Scenes of a Fundraiser Search: the Job Seeker’s Perspective

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Eden Stiffman

    The new director of gift planning at Pennsylvania State University talks about his recent job search. Here’s what other charities can learn from his experience.

  • 12 Questions Job Seekers Should Ask—and Nonprofits Should Be Able to Answer

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Carol Weisman

    Knowing the size of an organization's donor database, its marketing budget, and other key figures helps fundraisers set reasonable expectations for negotiations.

  • 11 Tips for Dealing With Headhunters

    • Feb 5, 2020
    • Heather Joslyn

    Recruitment professionals offer advice for working with them, even if you are not looking for a new job.