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.

Tips for Negotiating a Job Offer

Tips for Negotiating a Job Offer

Molly Brennan  |  September 25, 2015

Molly Brennan offers five tips for discussing compensation when negotiating a job offer....

Tips for Surviving a Group Interview

Tips for Surviving a Group Interview

Molly Brennan  |  August 14, 2015

The group interview doesn't have to be the stuff of nightmares. Molly Brennan shares some tips designed to help you turn a potentially stressful situation into a great opportunity to impress a lot of people with a say in whether you get the job or not....

Five Tips for Starting a New Job on the Right Foot

Five Tips for Starting a New Job on the Right Foot

Molly Brennan  |  June 24, 2015

Congratulations on landing the job! Now it's time to transition into your new role. Molly Brennan, managing partner at Koya Leadership Partners, describes how to make the process productive, seamless, and enjoyable....

The New Entry-Level: Hiring from Leadership Development Programs

The New Entry-Level: Hiring from Leadership Development Programs

Commongood Careers  |  May 11, 2015

In the latest article in our MyCareer series, Commongood Careers explains why leadership development programs are increasingly popular in the social sector, identifies the best ones in operation today, and provides case studies and advice for anyone seeking to benefit from them....

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....