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  • Is Your Organization LinkedIn Yet?

    Lori Halley 21 March 2011 4 comments
    While LinkedIn has mainly been used by individuals for networking or career development, it might be time for non-profits to consider a presence on LinkedIn. With more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and updated social sharing and company page features, LinkedIn might want to include it as part your organization's social media mix.
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  • Bullying in the Non-profit Workplace

    Lori Halley 03 July 2010 0 comments
    You’re working or volunteering with a non-profit organization, not in the dog-eat-dog business world. So the dynamics in your office should be all about happy teamwork and selfless cooperation towards a common cause, right? Not necessarily so. The...
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  • LinkedIn Sharing: a New Tool for Nonprofit Outreach

    Lori Halley 02 June 2010 3 comments
    Of the “big three” social media networks (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn) each has its own challenges for nonprofits trying to spread their message, but we've tended put LinkedIn at the bottom of the list as more useful for individual networking than for nonprofit outreach. That may be about to change, with LinkedIn's new sharing features! Now, the times – they are a-changin’!
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  • Is the Right Person Doing Your Nonprofit's Social Media?

    Lori Halley 03 February 2010 22 comments
    Who handles the social media marketing for your nonprofit? Often, in a small organization, the job falls to the most enthusiastic person — or to the Gen Yer on staff (on the theory that “that generation knows all about this web stuff”) — but wouldn’t...
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  • How to Get Started with LinkedIn

    Lori Halley 10 September 2009 1 comments
    Whether you’re looking for a first job or making a career change, or simply looking to meet other professionals in the non-profit sector, LinkedIn is the social network of choice. Can online networking help your career? Already, 45% of all US employers use social networks to find qualified employees, and 72% plan to step up their online recruiting.
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  • So You Want to Work in a Non-Profit?

    Lori Halley 07 September 2009 3 comments
    With the passage of Labor Day, and the start of the new school year, changes in the air! Whether you’re looking to get your first job in the nonprofit sector, or switching directions in mid-career, here are a few key resources to help with your planning and job search.
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  • Jobs for Change: Towards a Non-Profit Career

    Lori Halley 15 May 2009 0 comments
    Just in time for a fresh crop of job-seeking graduates, Change.org has launched Jobs for Change . It's a new listing service that aims to hook up job-seekers in the United States with career opportunities in the nonprofit, government, and social enterprise...
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