The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers

Author(s): Meg Busse, Steven Joiner
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2010
Product Number: EB00664977
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781933512204
Publisher: West Hills Press
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Interested in exploring opportunities for meaningful work in the nonprofit sector? The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers is a comprehensive resource for emerging professionals pursuing their first position in the nonprofit sector. Whether you are a current student, a recent graduate, or someone entering the workforce for the first time, this book will provide you with indispensable advice, relevant strategies, and nonprofit-specific resources to strengthen your job search. Written by nonprofit career experts, The Idealist Guide is designed to be easily accessible and convenient to read. Topics Include: - Why Nonprofit? - Mastering a Job Search - Self and Career Assessment - Networking Strategies - Job Search Tools - Evaluating Organizational Culture - Interviews and First Impressions - Negotiating the Best Deal - Myths and Facts About Nonprofits - Nonprofit Speak 101 Written by the staff of with guest sections by other nonprofit experts. is the leading organization in the field of nonprofit careers. runs the website where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps to turn their good intentions into action.