How to job hunt in the non-profit sector

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Every industry does things a little bit differently when it comes to the job market, so it’s always great to get some insight from someone who’s been there. Ellen Gordon Reeves, author of Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?, has an amazing blog on Change.org focused on getting a career in the non-profit sector, but a lot of the tips are relevant to job-hunters of any age or industry. I’ve read her book cover-to-cover (and e-mailed many job-hunting relatives and friends with her tips) and I’ve learned even more from her blog posts, especially about the right (and wrong) ways to use the internet in your search. Here are some links to a couple of my favorite posts.

Ready, Set…Google Alert!

Fundraising: The Magic Word on Your Résumé

7 Deadly Job-Hunting Sins in the Public Sector. OK, in Any Sector!

Too Many Volunteers? Offer to Manage Them

In case you missed them, more blog posts about Ellen Reeves:

10 Job-hunting Tips from Ellen Gordon Reeves

Summer Internship Part I: A Workman intern reads about, and lives, the job-hunt process

Ellen Gordon Reeves on the Early Show: News from Ellen’s tour

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