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According to the research of Amy Wrzesniewski, a professor or organizational behavior at Yale, passion takes time. She surveyed over 500 college administrative assistants, and asked them if they would define their work as just a job, a career, or a calling. She found that people were. . .
What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60-90 days?
This is a really good question. I like it. No problems here INC!
Have you ever wished there was a clear blueprint for your career success? Do you have a new fundraising job and want to start out on the right foot? Or are you stuck in a job with no upward mobility?
You’ve waited long enough. Why settle for your current title and wage for the next two years when you can have a better title and more money in a new job?
“If you are trying to get your motivation just from the need to survive financially, you will feel emotionally anemic.” -Pam Slim
I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Muzungu, a UK citizen working in Uganda. Her blog has been featured on Lonely Planet since 2009. For several years, she worked as a volunteer with the Ugandan Conservation Foundation, and now works in a tourism company [...]
It gets worse. You live on credit, because you can’t save on your tiny nonprofit salary. Your boss expects you to dress like you make $100,000 more than you actually do. You know that most nonprofit fundraisers will stay in a job from 12 to 18 months. Until they leave, voluntarily or otherwise. With at-will employment, if your boss asks you to work over the weekend,what are you going to say, No?