Synopses & Reviews
Packed with useful information that can help you become an effective agent of social change and environmental healing
Eric Utne, Founder, Utne Reader and EarthCouncils.org
This practical handbook is a treasure trove of information and an indispensable guide for any job seeker exploring opportunities in the nonprofit sector. Written by experienced career experts in an approachable and straightforward format, this book is a must read for anyone who wants to get to work at making the world a better place.”
James Weinberg Founder and CEO, Commongood Careers
Insight into the nonprofit sector, professional career advice, and clear definitions of the industry jargonall in one well-written beautifully presented package! I endorse this book for anyone (of any age) considering a new or different way of doing meaningful work.”
Beth Olson Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education
A comprehensive guide to everything one needs to know about the nonprofit sector brilliantly combined with a straight talk primer about how to conduct a successful 21st century job search. It is an invaluable tool for career changers at any age or life stage seeking meaningful work in a sector known more for making a difference than making a profit.”
Linda Wiener Aging and Workforce Consultant, Age Issues Expert for Monster.com
If your goal is to change your lifes work to a career thats more meaningful, The Idealist Sector Switcher guide is the perfect tool to help you make the transition.”
Lisa Napoli Journalist and Author, Three Good Thing
"The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers" is a comprehensive resource for transitioning professionals pursuing new career options in the nonprofit sector. Meant for those who might call themselves a "mid-career transitioner," a "re-careerer," an "encore careerist," a "bridger," or a "sector switcher" this book provides readers with indispensable advice, relevant strategies, and nonprofit-specific resources to strengthen their job search.
The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers is the comprehensive resource for transitioning professionals pursuing new career options in the nonprofit sector.
Get indispensable advice, relevant strategies, and nonprofit-specific resources to strengthen your job search. Written by nonprofit career experts, The Idealist Guide is easily accessible and convenient to read. If you are a mid-career transitioner,” a re-careerer,” an encore careerist,” a bridger,” or a sector switcher” this book is meant for you.
Myths and Facts About Nonprofits
Nonprofit Hiring Practices
The Challenge of Sector Switching
Self and Career Assessment
Evaluating Organizational Culture
Negotiating the Best Deal
Starting Your Own Nonprofit
Nonprofit Speak 101
Written by the staff of Idealist.org with guest sections by other nonprofit experts.
Idealist.org is the leading organization in the field of nonprofit careers. Idealist.org 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.