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Transition from STEM field into social/management positions

I am approaching the end of my studies and soon will have master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on Computer Engineering (Germany). I am currently thinking about my degree in EE ...
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Must I use my personal social media account for work?

It is very stressful when a company requires you to write content for marketing/advertisement/promotion of the company in your own social media accounts like Facebook and Instagram. Since this is ...
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Religious leader won't even consider hiring a white man. How can I change this potentially illegal attitude, yet still encourage diversity?

I'm working with a small religious non-profit on a committee to fill a position for what is essentially the second in command*. The role involves working with people in our community, both publicly ...
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Transition from non-profit to corporate, how to distribute shares and net profit? [closed]

Suppose there has been a non-profit group working together for a couple of years, members have come and gone and at each point in time current members have had equal votes on the decisions the group ...
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Can I claim nonprofit work at my company on my résumé?

I am actively working for a software development company. One of our clients is a nonprofit organization. I am doing a good portion of the programming for them. Is it appropriate to put on my résumé ...
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Dealing with a bossy venue keeper

I've recently started working in an non profit organization. We're working on different fields, one of them is work in a neighborhood where a lot of underprivileged people live. There we do most of ...
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Should I include membership on the board of a non profit company unrelated to my profession on my resume?

I'm a graphic designer & web developer, just out of high school, and was hired to work on a site for a local historical preservation group after graduation. Now, the group has presented me an ...
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Someone requested my resume, what should I include in the thank you letter?

I am a social worker trying to move into the for-profit industry. I have a second job as a cashier at a well known retail store. A customer and I were having a conversation as I rang her up. I told ...
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Independent contractor turned regular employee resignation

I went to work for very small non-profit. I initially thought it would be a regular job but quickly found out I would be considered a independent contractor. I served in that capacity for nearly a ...
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Regaining trust from management and breaking chain of command to report positive information [closed]

A while ago I was inspired by a blog that I saw linked here and cannot seem to locate in my favorites list, but it was in effect a diary of a software engineer taking on a new job at a dysfunctional ...
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What advantages are there to working in the non-profit sector? [closed]

Are there advantages to working for a non-profit tech company? As in working on site full time for a non-profit organization like an NGO, or charitable cause, like COWOBO. Also, if there are what ...