Author Archives: Rebecca Bell

How to Answer Common Difficult Interview Questions

Don’t be stumped in your next job interview. These tips can help.

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Why You Need to be Able to Write Well in Development

“When you write well for your organization, you are helping not only to make its ideas sound better — you are making the ideas themselves better.”

https://www.devex.com/news/writing-is-thinking-why-you-need-to-be-able-to-write-well-in-development-9628

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Paul VanDeCarr

Paul is a writer, editor, and communications trainer who …
By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

Since the onset of the pandemic, video interviews have become the norm. And long after Covid-19 is a thing of the past, it’s a good bet that video interviews will be here to stay. This means you need to become …

By Mariam Simmons - Vault
Vault
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Four Methods of Combatting Imposter Syndrome

New jobs are rife with challenges—with all kinds of new vocabulary and work expectations to learn and bosses to impress, experiencing a bit of imposter syndrome is perfectly normal. For the uninitiated, imposter syndrome is a pattern of thinking where …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why

You’re all set to refresh your resume (or write a brand new one) as you kick off your job search. As you click around the web searching for a great new resume template, you start noticing that some of them …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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4 Things I’ve Learned on my Nonprofit Journey

A veteran of the nonprofit esctor shares lessons she has learned along the way…

https://www.idealist.org/en/careers/nonprofit-journey-4-things

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Top 7 Websites for NonProfit Jobs (Forbes)

Where can you find NonProfit job openings? Big job-board sites, like IndeedCareerBuilder,SimplyHired and LinkedIn, have nonprofit listings. But if you’re really serious about looking for work in the nonprofit arena, I think it’s best to use sites specifically …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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Building a Federal Resume

Here are some great tips about how to build a Federal Resume from The Partnership for Public Service.  If you follow these directions, you will be sure to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs on USAjobs.gov!

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
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