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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.