5 Considerations for a Truly Inclusive Office Space

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Is the design of your office inclusive? It may comply with federal regulations for accessibility, but does it really accommodate employees of all ages, abilities, and genders? From lighting to bathroom signage, the design of today’s modern office should match …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #3 | Reconnect with Your Network

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How’s it going so far? Have you completed Challenges 1 and 2? Here’s a perfect opportunity for you to freshen up your contacts.

Challenge #3

Set a calendar reminder for the 15th of each of the remaining months in 2020. …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Establishing a Workplace DEI Program: Considerations for People of Color (Part I)

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In the world of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), individuals with marginalized identities are often the ones most involved in the work. For example, a study in the field of higher education showed that underrepresented faculty members (e.g. women and …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #2 | Where Can You Grow?

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How did Challenge #1 go? Were you able to detail five professional successes from 2019? Did you recall a success you had perhaps forgotten about? Be sure to keep us posted on your “aha moments” (or your “I’m-totally-and-completely-stumped moments”) by …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Who’s Hiring | 7 Orgs Dedicated to Helping the Homeless

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Over 500,000 Americans experienced homelessness in 2019. Resources like transitional and temporary housing, job training and access to emergency needs is helpful—but more than anything, motivation to help end the cycle of homelessness and poverty is the greatest resource. Interested …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #1 | Reflect on Your Successes

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Back by popular demand, allow me to (re)introduce the #IdealistCareersTryThis Challenge!

In January of 2019 (remember that?!) over 600 members of the Idealist Careers community committed to complete one career-related challenge each month for the first five months of the …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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5 Soft Skills Every Software Engineer Needs

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Pop culture stereotypes depict computer programmers as non- client-facing, socially awkward office drones relegated to the basement office. However, the most successful software engineers are not only incredible problem-solvers; they’re seasoned communicators, empathizers and, yes, leaders. Like in any industry, …

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What the Social-Impact Sector Can Learn from Silicon Valley

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As the home of many of the world’s fastest growing startups, Silicon Valley has become synonymous with a culture of innovation and discovery. Businesses have adopted startup techniques for success, and many nonprofits are following suit. Though mission-driven social-impact organizations …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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2019 Hiring Insights | Part 3, What Job Seekers Get Wrong

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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