But They All Want 5 Years of Experience!

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This question struck me as pretty common with the people I’ve met through running the job club. How do I get experience in doing a job, so that I can get hired for the job? If you want to break into the nonprofit field, I coach people on many aspects of finding a job, gaining experience, interviewing well, tailoring their resumes and cover letters, and navigating conflict in their workplaces. That’s important to factor into your experience too.

Come hear what it’s like to be an executive director at the Nonprofit Career Club on August 10th!

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Sue has over NINE years of top level executive experience, as well as public policy experience in her earlier career. Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Board Finding a job Keeping a job Leadership Sector-Switching executive director launchpad job club lpjc mazarine treyz nonprofit career club npjc speaker speaking sue thornton Have you ever wondered what it’s like to sit on the other side of that desk?

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How you can become a Chief Development Officer

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She presented at our Nonprofit Career Club and told us what it was like being a Chief Development Officer at the University of Texas at Austin, what she learned before coming on in that role, and how we could get there. So how she got her executive position was at first through just volunteering, and she said, “You would not believe how many people become executives through volunteering first&# and it’s definitely true in my experience as well. Post on Google Buzz.

November 23rd: How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

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Who: Mike Bacon, CFRE, founder of Bacon Lee & Associates, has 21 years of fundraising experience. Post on Google Buzz. Ever wanted to make money on the side from your knowledge and help nonprofits too? Maybe you’d enjoy being a nonprofit consultant! But how does that work? Want to find out? Come out and see us on November 23rd in Austin, TX!

November 9th: The Future of the Texas Nonprofit Sector!

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He has over 35 years of diverse leadership, management, resource development and communications experience within the nonprofit arena as both a professional and volunteer leader. Post on Google Buzz. Do you work in the nonprofit sector? Do you WANT to work in the charity sector? Are you curious about the future of the nonprofit sector? Where have we been? And where are we going? Is this a good field to get into? What is changing? What are some things to watch out for?

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How can you be an executive director? Come out today in Austin! 5:30-6:30pm!

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Sue has over NINE years of top level executive experience, as well as public policy experience in her earlier career. Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Board Finding a job Fundraising Keeping a job Leadership Sector-Switching women August meeting August 10th 5:30 austin lpjc meeting nonprofit career club npjc sue thornton texas Have you ever wondered what it’s like to sit on the other side of that desk? Have you ever wondered how people get to be executive directors?

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4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

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They prepare students for success after college, as well as enhancing the campus environment and creating a positive and inclusive experience for the student body.

Reader Questions: Fundraising for a park-How can you identify visitors?

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To some extent, thus my recent Twitter learning experiment! Create a surveymonkey survey and send it out via mailing lists to sister organizations such as sierra club, nature conservancy, and ask people if they hike in your park, what they like about it, what they’d like to change. Post on Google Buzz. Hey Mazarine, The issues I’m finding toughest to crack right now are around squeezing the most out of small budgets while making the most of new channels.

Top 10 Grantwriting Mistakes People Make-Guest Post by Tonya Pennie

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(This is a post from Tonya Pennie, a grantwriter with 18 years of grants administration and writing experience. She’s sat on both sides of the funding table, and also coordinates the nonprofit job club with me. As a grantwriter and grant panelist I’m fortunate to have experience on both sides of the grantmaking. Post on Google Buzz. I am very lucky that she agreed to do a guest post!). Incredible Grantwriter.

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

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is to increase awareness of GYN cancers and that music is a universal experience. I truly believe our music is special because our unique background and experiences as cancer surgeons is reflected in the music we create. Doctors heal patients in many ways. some even through rock n roll!

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The mosquito whining in Seth Godin’s ear and the art of the great appeal

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He starts with an attention-getting title of the post, which was “That buzzing in my ear didn’t mean I was about to die.&# I was in a lumpy bed, in the dark, in an obscure, $20 a night, John-Waters’-esque former country club. He then elegantly ties his experience to that from people on the other side of the world, much in the way Stove Man, whom I blogged about yesterday, brings home a far-off concept. He says, “A mosquito was buzzing in my ear.

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'Three Cups of Tea' Author and Nonprofit Founder Determined To Have Mismanaged Org After Year Long Investigation

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and elsewhere because, it seemed, every book club member or avid reader had to find out what the buzz was about. Mortenson, in it, alleges an experience becoming a humanitarian in Afghanistan and Pakistan ultimately building schools for girls in both countries. This week, headlines have risen declaring that Greg Mortenson was found to have mis-manged his nonprofit organization, after a year long investigation, and must repay it $1 million.

Interview with Ed Garsten: Chrysler's Twitter Storm Back-story

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For those people who might have been out of the country or unplugged from social media during the past week there were two events that occurred within a day of each other that had the social pundits buzzing and tweeting up a virtual storm. .

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

Diva Marketing Blog

is to increase awareness of GYN cancers and that music is a universal experience. I truly believe our music is special because our unique background and experiences as cancer surgeons is reflected in the music we create. Doctors heal patients in many ways. some even through rock n roll!

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5 Ways to Use Social Media for Donor Engagement

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If someone is incredibly pleased with your organization, they’re going to talk about it over dinner with their family, at book club, the gym, etc…In the digital world, this translates into the ShareThis function. This allows for anyone to share links via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Email, Google Buzz, basically anywhere! There is no better way than to give donors the opportunity to share their experiences with the organization.