Category: IdeaList

Take Our Quiz | Looking for a New Book? Find Your Next Professional Read

Whether you’re looking to up your in-the-boardroom communication game or hoping to dig deep for the inspiration (and the nerve) to take a big career-related risk, there’s a professional development book for that. Take our quiz to determine your next, best professional development read! The post Take Our Quiz | […]

Template Toolbox | Out-of-Office Email When You’re Going to a Conference

Unlike a regular out-of-office email, when you’re headed to a conference or a professional development event, you should take advantage of the opportunity to invite new connections and talk about your work (especially if you happen to be presenting or facilitating while you’re out). When you’re out of the office […]

One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … Accepting the Offer

These days, there is plenty of talk in the nonprofit sector about mentorship, personal advisory boards, and professional development. But at Idealist Careers, we understand that not everyone has access to a cracker jack team of career cheerleaders and sadly, many of us have to navigate our professional path without […]

Template Toolbox | Out of Office for Maternity, Paternity, New Parent Leave

When you’re preparing for maternity, paternity, or new parent leave, there’s a lot to get through, to say the least. You have projects to transition, loose ends to tie up, calls to make, budgets and reports to finalize, and short-term transition plans to draft. It can start to feel like […]

One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … Becoming a Manager

These days, there is plenty of talk in the nonprofit sector about mentorship, personal advisory boards, and professional development. But at Idealist Careers, we understand that not everyone has access to a cracker jack team of career cheerleaders and sadly, many of us have to navigate our professional path without […]

A Seat at the Table | An Interview with Leadership Coach Rachel Brownlow Lund

Leadership coach and Austin Business Journal’s 2018 Profiles in Power Rising Star Rachel Brownlow Lund discusses how being a board member has impacted her career path, and how young people and job seekers can learn to be leaders at any point in their career. Me2Lead Prior to becoming a leadership […]