MyCareer@PND

PND is pleased to offer articles of interest to jobseekers and prospective employers. To submit an article for consideration, e-mail Mitch Nauffts at mfn@foundationcenter.org.

An Insider’s Guide to Socially Entrepreneurial Organizations

An Insider’s Guide to Socially Entrepreneurial Organizations

Commongood Careers  |  March 10, 2015

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, Commongood Careers provides a handy definition of social entrepreneurship and some advice aimed at helping you figure out whether working at a social enterprise is a good fit for your talents and professional goals....

Life After Fellowship: Three Career Success Stories

Life After Fellowship: Three Career Success Stories

Commongood Careers  |  February 5, 2015

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, the folks at Commongood Careers describe how three recent college grads used short-term fellowships to launch their careers....

5 Ways to Make it Easy for Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn

5 Ways to Make it Easy for Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn

Alyson Weiss  |  January 14, 2015

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, Alyson Weiss, who works at a career services nonprofit in Boston and conducts workshops on LinkedIn, explains what recruiters look for on the social networking site — and what you can do to stand out from the crowd....

Five Interview Tips for Nonprofit Executive Job Seekers

Five Interview Tips for Nonprofit Executive Job Seekers

Molly Brennan  |  December 3, 2014

Molly Brennan, managing partner at Koya Leadership Partners, a national executive search firm dedicated to the nonprofit sector, shares the advice she most often gives to clients seeking top management jobs in the sector....

Greg Gardner Celebrates 8th Anniversary at Year Up

Greg Gardner Celebrates 8th Anniversary at Year Up

Dana Hagenbuch  |  July 23, 2014

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, Commongood Careers vice president Dana Hagenbuch interviews one of their earliest placements about his rise from a job development role to becoming a founder and senior program director of his organization's Puget Sound branch....

Secrets to a Happy Fundraising Career (and a Sane One, Too)

Secrets to a Happy Fundraising Career (and a Sane One, Too)

Sarah Beaulieu  |  April 17, 2014

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, Sarah Beaulieu, a senior advisor to Opportunity Nation and founder of the Enliven Project, shares six tips designed to help development staff stay happy and centered....

Burned Out and Don't Know What to Do?

Burned Out and Don't Know What to Do?

Mitch Nauffts  |  February 21, 2014

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, we share a gem from the PNDTalk archives: a frustrated mid-career development professional named Maddy receives some terrific advice from three board participants....

The CEO Perspective: How Summer Search Changed Amy Saxton

The CEO Perspective: How Summer Search Changed Amy Saxton

Commongood Careers  |  January 15, 2014

The latest article in our MyCareer series is an interview with the CEO of Summer Search about her experiences leading the organization, the opportunities for it she sees ahead, and the importance of building the organization's capacity to create deeper impact....

New to the Job Market? Control Yourself

Benjamin Selznick  |  May 9, 2013

Ben Selznick, a career counselor at Marymount Manhattan College and private advisor for individuals seeking to make the college-to-career transition, guides new graduates interested in working in the nonprofit sector through the wilds and worries of the jobseeking process....

PNP Salary Survey Report: 'The Year of the Program'

Robert Duvall  |  April 11, 2013

Robert F. Duvall, director of special projects at Professionals for NonProfits, provides an overview of its just-released annual Salary Survey Report, and predicts trends in nonprofit hiring and operations through the rest of 2013....

Give Credit Where It's Due

Ben Dattner  |  January 31, 2013

Organizational psychologist Ben Dattner considers how blame and recognition make a difference in staff performance and provides tips to help your organization motivate its teams....