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The Nonprofit Career Guide: How to Land a Job That Makes a Difference

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Finalist 2008 Book of the Year Awards, Career Category, ForeWord Magazine

A must read for anyone hoping to launch a nonprofit career! Nonprofits need talented, creative people with all types of skills and experiences. The Nonprofit Career Guide will help you find the best opportunity for you and your interests. This hands-on guide is filled with practical advice from real people working at all levels of diverse nonprofits. In detailed profiles, you’ll find out what their work is like, the career paths they followed, and what they look for when hiring new staff. Besides getting a sense of the scope and range of work opportunities, you’ll find the most up-to-date information on how to:

  • Prepare for a nonprofit career
  • Conduct targeted job searches and network effectively
  • Handle interviews with aplomb
  • Write persuasive cover letters and stellar resumes
  • Negotiate a competitive compensation package

With The Nonprofit Career Guide, you’ll get the competitive edge you need to land a great first job and build a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector.

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  • Provides a hands-on guide is filled with practical advice
  • Helpful for anyone hoping to launch a nonprofit career
  • Addresses common questions and challenges
  • Title: The Nonprofit Career Guide: How to Land a Job That Makes a Difference
  • Author: Shelly Cryer
  • Publisher: Fieldstone Alliance
  • Print Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Reader Edition
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-09-27T17:11:13Z

In the Logos Reader Edition, this volume is enhanced to best fit the content. Scripture references are hand-tagged to integrate with powerful functionality in Logos Bible Software. Page milestones and internal citation tagging provide accurate points of reference. Search important words across resources to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive tools for reading digital content are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Shelly Cryer is the founder of the Initiative for Nonprofit Sector Careers, a research and advocacy project begun in 2002 and now housed at American Humanics. The project launched the national Nonprofit Sector Workforce Coalition and through this and other programs works to cultivate a skilled, prepared, and diverse next generation of nonprofit sector leadership. Shelly's initial research was funded by The Forbes Funds and conducted in partnership with New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.For the past 17 years, Shelly has worked as an independent consultant to nonprofit organizations, designing and implementing strategic media and public education campaigns, conducting research, and assisting with development efforts. Her focus is women's rights, public health, and international affairs, and she has spent significant time working for coalitions of nongovernmental organizations that have collaborated around major United Nations initiatives. Shelly worked on the Beijing Women's Conference, the Cairo Population Conference, and with the Coalition for an International Criminal Court, among other campaigns. Shelly has served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University and Baruch College of The City University of New York, teaching graduate courses on the media, policy, and nonprofit organizations.


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    Digital list price: $23.99
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