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Monday, November 8, 2010

10 things to know about applying for nonprofit jobs

Want to make a living doing something good in the world? Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about 10 things you should know if you're applying for nonprofit jobs. Check it out here.

4 comments:

Class factotum said...

Want to make a living doing something good in the world?

Isn't anyone who works for a place that provides a (legal) good or service that people want and/or need doing something good? :)

I would be very sad if nobody were making chocolate or bacon!

Dave C said...

Another way to make a difference is to take a job at a for-profit company and donate any extra money you make above what you would working at that non-profit directly to it. For me, I feel I can be more effective this way. Plus as a major donor I get treated really well. :-)

Ask a Manager said...

Class factotum, very true! I should have chosen my words better!

Dave C, absolutely. Could not agree more.

Lani said...

maybe it should be changed to "Want to make a living doing something especially good in the world?"

Even McDonalds does good with Ronald McDonald house