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Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 12:27 in Finding Work, The Professions

Available as a Kindle or paperback, this book is an essential resource for anyone hoping to pursue a career in the non-profit sector.This comprehensive resource will provide you with indispensable advice, relevant strategies and non-profit-specific resources to strengthen your job search. It's practical, easy-to-read and it will give you tips on self-assessment, networking, negotiating and more. This particular version is specifically written for first-time job seekers. Check out Idealist's other books if you're a mid-career professional looking to shift into the international development... Read the full article

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Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 10:29 in Work Abroad, Finding Work

A career in international development appeals to a wide variety of people, since it has the potential to satisfy wanderlust as well as the desire to do good. It is one of the most cross-cultural industries in existence, and as such it requires excellent communication skills and a high level of global intelligence.

Whether you're working in the field with an NGO, or in a think tank developing policy, a career in this field will require you to be extremely culturally literate. The good news is that becoming culturally literate is a highly enjoyable and rewarding experience, and the... Read the full article

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Posted on Monday, June 17, 2013 - 10:12 in Work Abroad, Finding Work

There are literally hundreds of thousands of job opportunities posted online. It’s easy to get lost or overwhelmed – but if you have clear goals and a strong plan, you will be able to remain focused and effective in your job search.

One of our top recommendations is that before you begin your search, you narrow your scope by honing in on specific industries, keywords, position titles and skill terminology. LinkedIn is an easy way to research positions and keywords in advance of your job search. Jot down skills and recurring keywords that you see in the profiles of people in your... Read the full article

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