Going for an interview with an off-topic degree

Going for an interview with an off-topic degree

Maybe I’m different from you, but I love looking at job openings. Further, I can justify my qualifications for almost all of the jobs I read. What, you say? You’re no engineer. You’re no scientist. Ah, but I am a chameleon. For that brief moment of reading the job description, I picture myself there, happy and successful. It’s like a little novel where I’m the main character and I get to visit different plots in my mind. “The Road Not Taken”

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Being “authentic” sounds so fake

Being “authentic” sounds so fake

Being “authentic” or “genuine” seems to be among the key points of advice many of you hear for your college applications and especially if a personal interview is involved. A contradiction to this recommendation, in my mind, is to fill your resume with volunteer activities and leadership roles in those volunteer activities. Volunteering is wise and wonderful but what if you choose something that is “not you” and, therefore, inauthentic.

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Altruistically and gainfully employed — it can happen

Altruistically and gainfully employed — it can happen

I fell into a field a few years ago that I didn’t even know existed. I thought fundraising was all about donating money, certainly not making money with a great salary and excellent benefits. In the last decade, fundraising has become a full-fledged and respected field that includes college degrees tracks, continuing education and its own set of certifications and initials to go after your name.

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Hope and New Beginnings

Hope and New Beginnings

We gave quite a few talks last year to companies and individuals around Conquering Fear and Stepping Up. Through that we realized that lots of people were getting the motivation they needed to deal with what they were going through. So, we decided that in 2018, we...

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Interviewing Tips 1

Interviewing Tips 1

1. Take your time to review the JD. Hopefully the company has put a good amount of effort in it. Compare your skillset with the JD. If you have performed what they are asking for, make sure you use the same terminology. If the terminology is different but its...

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