How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

Have the right attitude. Now that you have a better idea of how to tout your for-profit accomplishments, here are some interview attitude tips to help you shake off the nerves and put your best self forward. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

75% of beginners move to the intermediate level in 6 months) Change in tone, sentiment, attitude or preferences (e.g., 50% fewer students use inappropriate language this semester) Increased satisfaction (e.g., In previous posts, I’ve shared with you the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications goals and the twelve most common nonprofit marketing and communications strategies.

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Giving Thanks Produces More to Be Thankful For

Getting Attention

With Thanksgiving upon us, all attention turns to gratitude (or at least the recognition that we should be thankful, for something).

Are You Donor-Obsessed or Merely Donor-Centric?

The Agitator

Making decisions based on evidence of donor behavior and attitudes, not opinion or ego. Most importantly, it means measuring success based on donor commitment and satisfaction, not tactical or “meeting the numbers” success.

More On Second Gifts — Part 2

The Agitator

Of course, the downside with both the Generic and the Tranactional approach is that they’re operating blindly when it comes to the donor’s attitude and motivation. Enter Donor Attitudes and Identity. High commitment, high satisfaction: This is what you love to have.

Coca-Cola, Fundraising and the DMA

The Agitator

Results – seemed to reflect many of the conferees’ own attitudes. Donor Attitude” is the far too long-neglected, yet equally valuable, flip side of the fundraising coin. It is the donor’s ‘attitude’ that drives the donor’s ‘behavior’ Important, and also little understood, is the reality that donor ‘attitude’ is determined by the actions an organization itself takes – actions the organization completely controls.

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

The indications, then, of people reading give me so much reassurance and satisfaction. I’ve consulted with 26 or 28 regional and national nonprofits over the years, and that attitude was really, really common.

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US Hispanics’ Identity

The Agitator

It’s a comprehensive survey of US Hispanics’ attitudes toward language, religion, political/social issues, self-identity, and satisfaction with life in the US. The Pew Hispanic Center has published an excellent report … When Labels Don’t Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity. Want to start with the very basics?

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

The indications, then, of people reading give me so much reassurance and satisfaction. I’ve consulted with 26 or 28 regional and national nonprofits over the years, and that attitude was really, really common.

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Social Marketing: Shifting from Individual Skills to Organizational Competence

Social Marketing and Social Change

Several surveys of businesses that vary in their consumer orientations have found that in addition to achieving the stated objective of delivering more value to customers, a market orientation is positively related to overall business performance, the commitment of employees to the organization, and those employees’ overall attitude and job satisfaction. "Slater & Narver (1994) stated that a marketing orientation is a particular form of organizational culture.

The Best in Social Marketing in 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

This study tests this approach with a study of value creation and service outcomes (satisfaction and behavioral intentions) for a national breast cancer screening program. Evans-Lacko et al review the impact of a national campaign to change attitudes towards people with mental illness.

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#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

The indications, then, of people reading give me so much reassurance and satisfaction. I’ve consulted with 26 or 28 regional and national nonprofits over the years, and that attitude was really, really common. After distinguished careers in a variety of nonprofit organizations, John Burke and his wife, Janice Gavan, founded VisABILITY in 1985 to supply logo-imprinted branding products to public radio stations for on-air fundraising premiums.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

For other the satisfaction of personal expression influenced them to explore blogs. . It is about attitude. We came, we saw, we kicked its ass. Ghostbusters. Just One Crowd Sources Question.

Definitive Study On Millennials

The Agitator

Open to Change looks at Millennials across all dimensions — lifestyle, technology use, social and political attitudes — often including comparisons to older generations. Millennials are also more likely than older adults to say technology makes life easier and brings family and friends closer together…" Second, I’m puzzled by an apparent inconsistency in Millennials’ political attitudes. It has to do with satisfaction over the state of the nation.