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What Do You Want to Do Everyday at Work?
For people who aren’t on a highly specialized career track, finding a new job can feel completely directionless. How do you plan for your next job when your skills are general? Use this graph to quickly identify the type of job that is best for you!
How to Set Your Career Goals
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Remember that question? Career goals can be hard and stressful for many people. What if you don't know where you'll be in 5-10 years? There are three main types of career goals that you can choose from.
5 Steps to Prepare for Your Informational Interview
You got an informational interview! But now what? In order to get the most out of a networking meeting, you need to decide what questions to ask and do your research ahead of time.
What Should You Look For in Your Next Job?
It’s important for job seekers to know what they’re looking for, and not just what they want to get away from, because it will help you narrow and target your job search better. No matter what your career goal is, you can find a workplace or job that matches your needs.
How Do You Know If You Need a New Job?
Have you wondered if you're being paid enough? If you need to do more to progress your career? Are you unhappy at work? Here are four questions you can ask yourself to figure out if it’s time to start looking for a new job!
Salary Transparency: Should nonprofits put salary information on job posts?
Why do we strongly recommend sharing a salary range for your job post? Salary transparency is an increasingly common topic as more states and municipalities pass laws requiring it, and as the job market is shifting to favor job seekers. Some organizations worry that salary transparency will hurt the number of applicants...
How Exygy helps mission-driven partners scale their social impact using design and technology
Exygy partners with social impact organizations to design and build technology that improves lives. As a San Francisco based B-Corp, they use the tools of Silicon Valley — modern open-source technical stacks, human-centered design, and agile development — to help empower their partners to get better at delivering services that ...
What are some top technical career paths in social services?
Even if you don't want to work in a direct social service role, you can still help support and grow organizations that help others in their time of need. That’s why in this article we’ll be going over various tech-related jobs you can do while on a social working career path.
Research-based solutions to stop police violence
For those who are interested in research-based solutions to stop police violence, here’s what you need to know - based on the facts and data. Lesson 1. Everything you’ve probably heard is a lie. Specifically, the most discussed “solutions” to police violence have no evidence of effectiveness. For example, Body ...
What can a software developer do about climate change?
Pines and firs are dying across the Pacific Northwest, fires rage across the Amazon, it’s the hottest it’s ever been in Paris—climate change is impacting the whole planet, and things are not getting any better. You want to do something about climate change, but you’re not sure what. If you ...
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