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4 March 2015

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Fundraising Career Conference: Plan to get a major gifts role

Listen to this interview here: Hey and welcome everyone! This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising. Today we’re chatting with Major gifts recruiting […]

4 December 2014

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4 Jobs for Introverted Fundraisers

We might assume that nonprofits are full of happy extroverted fundraisers, going out and gladhanding donors like crazy. This is actually not the case. […]

24 October 2014

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New Webinar: Negotiating Your Nonprofit Salary with Karen O’Keefe Nov 6th

Are you trying to survive month to month on your nonprofit salary? Are you trying to pick up side gigs just to make ends […]

19 August 2014

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Interview with Ami Dar: What is Idealist Network?

Today I am interviewing Ami Dar, founder and director of Idealist.org. Ami Dar is the founder and executive director of Idealist. Built in 1996 […]

25 April 2014

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Having trouble holding onto your fundraising staff? Here’s why.

I recently finished Donor Centered Leadership by Penelope Burk of the Cygnus Research Group. Have you read this book yet? If the $95 price […]

14 April 2014

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How can you make your nonprofit resume more compelling?

  What does it take? I have long been a proponent of the two page resume, but I recently read something in Donor Centered […]

10 April 2014

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Get Your Dream Job

Did you ever wish someone had taught you in high school how to interview, apply for jobs, and succeed in your first 90 days […]

24 January 2014

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Interview with Pamela Slim, author of Body of Work

[raw] [/raw] You may know Pamela Slim from her book, “Escape from Cubicle Nation” but today we’ll be talking about her new book, “Body […]

20 January 2014

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Book Review: Pam Slim’s Body of Work

  I have read a LOT of career guidebooks. Heck. I’ve even written one myself! The trouble with books like “How to be, do, […]

27 December 2013

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Got laid off this week.

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11 November 2013

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My New Fundraising Job 12 Week E-Course

I, like most of you, fell into fundraising. When I started working full time at nonprofits, there were HUGE gaps in my knowledge. Ever […]

19 September 2013

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Get the Job! Your fundraising career empowerment guide

5 Star Review: Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide

Today you might have read this 5 star review of my new book from Joanne Fritz at Nonprofit.About.com. Here is a small piece of […]

1 August 2013

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Want a new fundraising job? Check out my new book!

Have you been burned out by a job? Would you like to learn how to make the best of a nervewracking situation? Since the […]

17 July 2013

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Getting fired in fundraising: What’s behind it?

Fundraising professional, have you ever been fired from a fundraising job?

If you’re a nonprofit leader, have you had some turnover in your fundraising staff lately?

Are you trying to hire a new fundraising person now?

What if… the real common denominator in fundraising staff turnover was not bad hiring practices, but conditions beyond the fundraiser’s control?

2 July 2013

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Is Your Nonprofit Work Meaningful Work?

  “I’m using every ounce of my will, my intelligence, my heart and my soul.”   Can you say that when you wake up […]

11 June 2013

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What if “follow your passion” is bad advice?

So Good they can't ignore you

According to the research of Amy Wrzesniewski, a professor or organizational behavior at Yale, passion takes time. She surveyed over 500 college administrative assistants, and asked them if they would define their work as just a job, a career, or a calling. She found that people were. . .