Top Entry-level Jobs For Millennials Seeking a Career With Purpose
It’s increasingly important for many students and grads to find a career with purpose. Studies have indicated that Millennials value purpose and fulfillment more than a large paycheck. They want to know that what they are doing is making an impact, for themselves and for others. When you feel connected to your job, organization and team, you are more likely to be fulfilled. So, where should you look to hatch your career with purpose? Here are the top entry-level jobs with impact if you’re seeking a career with purpose in the nonprofit sector.
How Volunteering Can Help You Build Skills For Your Career
Volunteer work can broaden and deepen your experience and provide skill development in a way that is often not possible or available to you elsewhere. We hear all the time about the challenges faced by those actively job hunting, particularly recent graduates: “I don’t have direct experience in the type of work I’m looking for, and many employers don’t train anymore”, or “I don’t have any connections in the industry I’m trying to break into and there is so much competition!” Here is a summary of some of the ways that volunteering can help you build skills and gain experience.
Preparing for Your First Nonprofit Job Interview
When it comes time for preparing that first big interview, there are so many things to be conscious of. From how you present yourself to the work experiences you reference, it’s safe to say that virtually everything you do and say during the hour-long meeting will be carefully analyzed by your interviewer.
5 Qualities That Make a Candidate Stand Out to a Nonprofit Employer
We’ve provided some insights with actionable tips below to help you make a difference in the world with the nonprofit you’ve always dreamed of working for. Here are five qualities that will make you stand out to a nonprofit employer, and ways to showcase them during your application process.
Attention Students: Get Ready for a Rewarding Career in the Nonprofit Sector
Choosing a career is one of life’s biggest decisions. Even though we know that people tend to change jobs and even careers multiple times throughout their lifetimes, there’s still a lot of angst and excitement around the question of what we will work we will choose to do. “The nonprofit sector ranks highly in terms of meaning-making and is increasingly appealing for people who want to find employment that aligns with their values.”