Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume

Harvard Business

Specifically, we used a technique — known as the resume audit method — that is widely seen as the gold standard for measuring employment discrimination. This method involves randomly assigning different items to the resumes and sending applications to real employers to see how they affect the probability of being called back for a job interview.

Giuliani Makes the Choice Clear for Nonprofits

The Nonprofit Consultant

He was talking about the Democratic Candidate, Barack Obama, and critiquing his resume. And that's just the first problem with his resume!" At the RNC, community organizing and nonprofit work is the stuff of humor, proof of inexperience, and a disqualifier for any "real" public policy work. I care too much about the nonprofit sector, and I care too much about this country to not post this here. Tags: rudy giuliani Nonprofit barack obama presidential election

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Joining a Nonprofit Board of Directors: The Why and How of It

The Nonprofit Consultant

Perhaps you have had some experience giving your time and efforts to local nonprofit organizations, but find something lacking in the experience. Perhaps you are looking to add a leadership component to your volunteer activities and resume. This article will introduce you to a higher level of community involvement: joining a nonprofit Board of Directors. Board membership is a great resume builder that also offers great personal and professional rewards.

LinkedIn Launches Board Connect Service

The Nonprofit Consultant

LinkedIn, the social network for professionals of all sectors, has just announced the launch of their new Board Connect service for nonprofit organizations. If you're not already familiar with LinkedIn , it began, basically, as a place to post your online business profile/resume and connect with others in your field to grow your network using a "six degrees of separation" model. Best of all, the service is free to nonprofits ( business use of the Talent Finder can cost $1,000).

Proposal to Funding Conversion Rates

The Nonprofit Consultant

An established, larger, or older nonprofit might be only working with the same foundations year after year, and only responding to direct invitations to submit a proposal. Meanwhile, a newer, start-up nonprofit might be very happy with results of one in 15 proposals being funded, as virtually every proposal or LOI they send out is an introduction to the agency and an attempt to just get a foot in the door. Tags: grant writing Nonprofit success foundations

Bridgespan Non-Profit Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Bridgespan was birthed out of Bain’s desire to expand its support of nonprofits. The founding story goes like this: Bain consultant Thomas Tierney had an active involvement in non-profit work since the early 1980s and because of this, when he became worldwide director of Bain, he started focusing his personal attention on consulting for charities which led to the completion of 3 Bain studies between 1995 and 1998 about the market for nonprofit consulting. Nonprofit Job Board.

CEO Oasis: Relief for “Loneliness at the Top”

Emerson Consulting Group

That would only send them slipping out the door with updated resumes in search of positions more secure elsewhere. Ken’s keynote and training clients include multiple appearances at Harvard University, the Concord Festival of Authors and the National Speakers Association; the 2017 Microsoft MVP Conference; the CEO Club of New York City; IMC USA; and retreats and conferences sponsored by private companies, nonprofits, professional service firms and national business associations.

Experienced Hire from Harvard breaks in to Healthcare Consulting (Part 2)

Management Consulted

And very few people asked me that question, but when they did, they got to hear me talk about a global nonprofit that I was thinking about working for, an airline, and Bain, and what I thought some of the differences were. I know the general questions they’ll ask me wiil be “Run me through your resume,” “Tell me about yourself,” “What are your future aspirations?”

Why Write and Publish Business Articles? For 5 Good Reasons!

Emerson Consulting Group

That would only send them slipping out the door with updated resumes in search of positions more secure elsewhere. Ken’s keynote and training clients include multiple appearances at Harvard University, the Concord Festival of Authors and the National Speakers Association; the 2017 Microsoft MVP Conference; the CEO Club of New York City; IMC USA; and retreats and conferences sponsored by private companies, nonprofits, professional service firms and national business associations.

From STEM PhD to Federal Consulting: An Interview with Josh

Management Consulted

– Crafting a government consulting resume and preparing for job interviews. Our goal is to share this experience with our clients and help them find the most rewarding, challenging and exciting careers in government consulting; the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device industries, federal government and nonprofits. How in the world did Josh go from a PhD in cell and molecular biology to a job in federal consulting for The Tauri Group?

The Fifth Requirement

The Nonprofit Consultant

Data-Scribe provides database, Web site, Internet branding, and software training services for nonprofits, associations, and small businesses.) But a good fit is also essential - particularly for nonprofit organizations. When you are interviewing your potential consultant or freelancer, after you get through the resume, take some time to get to know the person. Tags: nonprofit , consulting , freelance , mission , client , interview

What Colleges Have the Highest Tuition? How To Save $244,000 On Your Education; Avoid the College Debt-Trap

MishTalk

Enstitute , an apprenticeship program created by two Millennials, is heading into its second successful year placing 18-to-24-year-olds with top New York City tech startups, nonprofits, and media companies. Whether you''re looking to improve your resume, advance your career, or just learn more and expand your knowledge, we hope there will be multiple courses that you find interesting.

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

Harvard Business

These experiences can be tremendously valuable, providing young workers the opportunity to build skills for their resumes and meet people who are working in their preferred industry. I consulted 20 professionals who have worked with or supervised interns in higher education, business, law, and nonprofits, and compiled the most valuable advice for interns from their stories, my own observations, and management literature. Vincent Tsui for HBR.

Follow-up: When Community Foundations Merge

The Nonprofit Consultant

situation, with fewer nonprofit organizations sharing in slightly larger grants. Despite the size of each, they've always managed to remain very grounded in the communities, and very responsive to and approachable by the grassroots nonprofits. Dr. Carson is formerly of the Minneapolis Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation - an impressive resume demonstrating community commitment and activism wherever his assignments have taken him.

How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Transition Back to Work

Harvard Business

For legal reasons , hiring managers can’t openly say what may be on their minds: that you might be a less committed or effective worker now that you’re a parent and have a “gap in your resume.” In my book Reinventing You , I profile Susan Leeds, whose interest in environmental issues prompted her to sign on for a two-year nonprofit fellowship (and a huge pay cut).

Foundation Relations: Is it what you do or who you know?

The Nonprofit Consultant

Whenever I teach grant writing or nonprofit fundraising planning I am asked about this common assumption, and whether or not it is true. There are more good nonprofit projects and program proposals than there are charitable dollars to go around. When a decision is close, being known as a reliable nonprofit that meets its goals and is easy to work with can make all the difference. (This is actually an article I wrote a few months before I started the blog.

What We Learned from Improving Diversity Rates at Pinterest

Harvard Business

For nearly a decade, I worked at Catalyst , a nonprofit focused on helping women advance in the workplace, consulting with progressive companies who began investing in diversity initiatives in the ‘90s. For example, studies have shown that removing names from resumes to prevent discrimination can actually have the unintended effect of evaluators making biased decisions based on other cues. Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR.

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

Harvard Business

Perhaps this person volunteers and recently ran a campaign for a nonprofit. What would you like to put on your resume here in the next two years?’ You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential? What the Experts Say.