Digital Media Skills

AFP Blog

Digital Media Skills : "Here's a list of digital media skills for resumes, cover letters, job applications and interviews. " 'via Blog this

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How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

A few weeks ago, we aligned with the YW for a skills-based volunteering project with one of their partners, Independence High School in Manhattan. Was it a meaningful and worthwhile skills-based volunteering activity for our office?

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Volunteerism Keeps Proving Its Value (Especially When Skills Are Given)

Connection Cafe

What’s even cooler is how the value jumps higher when volunteers give their professional skills in law, finance, marketing, operations, you name it. In my experience, volunteers offering their professional skills can make an impact almost immediately, an impact that lasts.

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10 Ways To Improve Your Connection Skills

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Connection Skills Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Michael Lee Stallard"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the book, Connection Culture.

How to Nail the Soft Skills of Fundraising: The Face-to-Face Ask

Connection Cafe

Does the thought of making a six figure ask make your palms sweat? Take heart fellow fundraiser, practice makes perfect. Or, to put it another way, confidence breeds competence. Asking is part art and part science. Solid Face-to-face fundraising requires: A true understanding of your donor.

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs Skills-Based Volunteers

NonProfit Hub

Kimberly Dulin is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub and the Partnership Manager for Catchafire , a for-purpose social mission business that makes skills-based connections between volunteers and nonprofit organizations. Get the Skinny on the Skills-Based Sector.

Calling all techies: Donate your skills

AFP Blog

Calling all techies: Donate your skills : But this year, Technically Philly co-founder Brian James Kirk is focusing on something beyond his usual promotion of entrepreneurship and networking. The idea: push the technologically skilled to donate help to nonprofits that desperately need it At 8 a.m. Thursday at Temple University''s 1810 Conference Suite, his website-and-event company will unveil its new initiative, the "Commit Pledge of Service."

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How techies can volunteer their skills to help nonprofits - TechRepublic

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How techies can volunteer their skills to help nonprofits - TechRepublic : 'via Blog this

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Skills-Third Sector launches first skills website for charities | Charity Digital News

AFP Blog

Skills-Third Sector launches first skills website for charities | Charity Digital News : kills-Third Sector, with co-investment from UKCES Growth and Innovation Fund, is due to launch an interactive online skills platform to help charities find training to develop their workforce. It will be the first comparison site for the sector, giving charities the chance to source skills, compare offers and find training.

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Social Skills: How Associations Use Social Media: Associations Now

AFP Blog

Social Skills: How Associations Use Social Media: Associations Now : "We already know that associations are becoming more confident and strategic in how they use social media. But two new studies offer a by-the-numbers look at what they’ve done in the social space in the last year." 'via via Blog this

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Ways that Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Can Build Virtuoso Listening Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The skills that we are focusing on are “networked leadership” skills both online and offline and working with self and working with others. The specific practice skills include these three: Ask empowering questions. Flickr Photo by qwrrty.

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10 Non-Social Media Skills of Great Online Community Managers

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10 Non-Social Media Skills of Great Online Community Managers : Do You Have the Non-Social Media Skills to Manage an Online Community

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Volunteer Retention: Skills Matching

Tech Soup Blog

Volunteers with valuable and specialized skills are often dispatched. core skill set, they often don’t get much out of the experience. Despite the fact that a volunteer may have a certain skill-set, it. may not be the skill they want to provide in a volunteer capacity.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

In the eLearning industry we call this the skills-gap crisis, and it affects both college graduates and skilled trade workers alike. employers were having a difficult time filling jobs, and the survey ranked “Skilled Trade worker” as the toughest job to fill.

What 300 Enterprise Clients Taught Us About Sales Skill Adoption

NonProfit Hub

Every year we analyze our client performance data to determine any new trends or derive patterns that accurately predict how successfully a program will aid in behavior change. After many client engagements around the globe, we found several key factors that drive behavior change and adoption. Here are the top five: Sales Training

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Ten Ways To Improve Your Connection Skills

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Connection Culture Connection Skills Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Michael Lee Stallard"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the book, Connection Culture.

What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are leadership skills different for emerging “Millennial” leaders than for people from different generations? Or is there a set of skills fundamental to every level? The most needed skills differed by their level but also by the type of job they held.

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How To Improve Your Connection Skills

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Connection Culture Connection Skills Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Michael Lee Stallard

Three Leadership Skills Building Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Surprisingly, many managers, even when they are parents, don't use this parenting "discovery" skill in the workplace. Be Decisive A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees.

Cozy Up to New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Pull up a chair, pour yourself a warm drink, and get cozy with TechSoup's free nonprofit and library tech webinars. SEO for Beginners. On November 29, get the basic tips you need to reach more supporters with effective search engine optimization (SEO).

The Importance Of Your Soft Skills

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Soft skills, all too often deemed the less important skills for a leader, are needed now more than ever. Each of the book''s nine chapters, listed below, provide dialogue, questions, tips and recommended activities: What Are Soft Skills?

Students learn to code for free while donating skills to nonprofits | KSL.com

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Students learn to code for free while donating skills to nonprofits | KSL.com : "In the 18 months since we launched, more than 300,000 people have signed up," Larson said. Many of these students have jobs and kids, and are trying to change careers. Already, hundreds of our students have already learned enough to go out and get software developer jobs." Since the beginning of Free Code Camp, student-developers have donated over $850,000 in free coding to nonprofits.

10 Soft Skills to Nail the Ask

BoardAssist

10 Soft Skills to Nail the Ask. The post 10 Soft Skills to Nail the Ask appeared first on BoardAssist. “Does the thought of making a six figure ask make your palms sweat?” ” Guest blogger and fundraising consultant Rachel Muir can relate.

Upwardly Global: Bridging the Opportunity Gap for Skilled Immigrants

Tech Soup Blog

It provides skilled immigrants to the U.S. This work is part of its mission to close the opportunity gap and help skilled immigrants reach their full economic potential in the U.S. Over 1.8 college-educated immigrants in the U.S.

How Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Can Build Emotional Intelligence Skills: There’s An App for That!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

skills. Truly effective leaders are also distinguished by a high degree of emotional intelligence, which includes self-awareness , self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. Emotional Intelligence is a flexible skill that can be readily acquired and practiced.

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10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For very small nonprofits, this may not be true, but for medium and large nonprofits—or small nonprofits with a desire to grow their brand recognition and donors base—it’s becoming widely understood that new media managers have a unique and valuable skill set. Good Writing Skills.

Resources to Sharpen Your Technology Training Skills

Tech Soup Blog

When you work at a nonprofit or public library, it might feel like you constantly need to learn new skills to stay on top of emerging technology and adoption. Thankfully, there are many free or inexpensive training programs that can help you polish your technology skills.

How To Improve Your Decision Making Skills

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Plan now for the September 2017 release of the new book, The Decision Makeoever , by Mike Whitaker. It's a fascinating look at decision making and the importance of decision size and timing.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of Giving Tuesday (on November 28 this year) makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed?

VolunteerMatch Partners with LinkedIn To Help 100,000 Nonprofits Recruit Skilled Volunteers | Justmeans

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PRESS RELEASE VolunteerMatch Partners with LinkedIn To Help 100,000 Nonprofits Recruit Skilled Volunteers | Justmeans : - VolunteerMatch, the web''s largest volunteer engagement network, and LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, announced today a partnership that will leverage LinkedIn''s 300 million members to make it dramatically easier for nonprofits to successfully recruit skilled volunteers and board members.

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How to Nail the Soft Skills of Fundraising: The Face-to-Face Ask

Connection Cafe

by Rachel Muir. Does the thought of making a six figure ask make your palms sweat? Take heart fellow fundraiser, practice makes perfect. Or, to put it another way, confidence breeds competence. Asking is part art and part science.

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A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community. The lab was facilitated by Heather Mcleod-Grant and Justin Ferrell , Director of Fellowships at the Stanford d-School.

Today's Three Leadership Skill-Building Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Surprisingly, many managers, even when they are parents, don't use this parenting "discovery" skill in the workplace. Be |Dsecisive A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees.

General Management - Community Managers: Salaries, Skill-Sets, and Experience Levels : MarketingProfs Article

AFP Blog

General Management - Community Managers: Salaries, Skill-Sets, and Experience Levels : MarketingProfs Article : Typical community managers are mid-level professionals who are highly networked within their organization and valued most for their people skills, according to a recent report by The Community Roundtable

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Be Tough With Your Soft Skills

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Soft skills, all too often deemed the less important skills for a leader, are needed now more than ever. Each of the book''s nine chapters, listed below, provide dialogue, questions, tips and recommended activities: What Are Soft Skills?

Digital Literacy SKills Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Seth Godin has a post called " The Growing Productivity Divide " where he lists some basic digital literacy skills that incorporate social media tools. Digital or Internet literacy skills are nothing new - my first introduction was over ten years when Doug Johnson developed the Mankato Scale. skills to artists and educators.

Build These Skills To Effectively Lead

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I had the pleasure of interviewing Overland Park, KS-based author Leigh Branham a few years ago. He's the author of three best-selling books, including, Re-engage and The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leav e.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

I'm not in school anymore, but September still feels like the real beginning of the new year. That's why this is the perfect time to make a fresh start on your nonprofit tech resolutions. TechSoup is here to help you no matter how you prefer to learn. Prefer to go at your own pace?

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Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. Robin Good curated this article about research on future workplace skills. The skills are: Sense-making: ability to determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed. [link].

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

Saint Paul, Minnesota: Skill Extension: Maps (on the Green Line) | Sponsors: Maptime MSP Meetup, CARTO.

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