Category: IdeaList

Thinking About Taking the Leap from Full Time to Freelance?

Do you dream of being your own boss? Maybe you think about leaving your corporate job to work in the social-impact world. Maybe you want the freedom to contribute to multiple causes. Maybe you feel like you would be more effective if your schedule were flexible. Often, these thoughts don’t […]

Sent in Your Resume but Haven’t Heard Back? Here’s Your Next Move…

In this busy season, we’re all dealing with a little extra on our proverbial plates. Whether you’re on day five of all-family-all-the-time, out volunteering in your community, or just trying to make it to 2018, adding anything on top of your job search can leave you feeling frazzled, and even worse, […]

Switching to the Nonprofit Sector? Here’s One Route You May Not Have Considered

Prepping for a big professional shift this year? Perhaps you’re thinking of leaving your job, asking for a raise, or applying for a position in that new department they’re putting together. Maybe you’re even considering a sector switch from the for-profit space into the nonprofit sector. Pro tip: If you’re […]

Want to Volunteer in Your Pajamas? Here’s How

Want to make a difference from the comfort of your own couch? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, reproductive rights, or alleviating worldwide hunger, there’s probably a virtual volunteer opportunity out there for you. These days, plenty of nonprofit organizations are utilizing the help of virtual volunteers. And in today’s […]

Next Time You’re Making a Career Move, Try Design Thinking

If you’re thinking through your next career move, you’re probably scouring articles with tons of advice on how to figure out and land your next position. These resources are often filled with suggestions like networking, updating your resume, and reconnecting with former colleagues. But here’s the thing: While most of […]

How to Use Your Programming Skills for Social Impact

If you’re interested in giving back this holiday season and throughout the new year, consider gifting your tech know-how. As technology continues to change the social-impact landscape, you’ll find new and innovative ways to lend your tech skills to a cause that speaks to you. Here’s how to use your […]