Work from Home Jobs


Almost everyone I know would love the opportunity to work from home. Now, for you to succeed in this career, you must be self-motivated, disciplined and hard working. But with time, you tend to know where to navigate and which sites to use in order to find work.

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Will work for purpose


The truth is – those of us in cause based work have a tremendous advantage: our work has purpose, and most people don’t feel they have purpose at their day jobs

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Does Slacktivism Actually Work?


While social media has profoundly amplified the reach and influence of nonprofits, it’s also created a dilemma commonly referred to as “slacktivism.”

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New Nonprofit Workforce Study from Work for Good


Guest post from Work For Good. Anyone working in the nonprofit world knows the magnetic draw of doing good for others and their communities. But how strong is that attraction once you are in the day-to-day grind of meaningful, yet hard work? About Work for Good.

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his latest book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall , and released today. In that sense, what we’re writing about are very much lies—they’re the fake news of work, and we’re suffering, today, because of them.

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Being a Visionary in Your Volunteer Work


When tackling social justice issues (which much volunteer work and nonprofit organizations are devoted to), it is important for us to have a productive, caring, and positive outlook. In essence, social justice work is very future-focused.

Three areas where more transparency works


Here are three areas where adding transparency into your processes can make things work better. But no one can raise an objection, because the meeting already takes two hours and everyone just wants to go back to their office and get back to work. Culture That Works

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When Nonprofit Advocacy Works in Reverse

Connection Cafe

But, what if you could create a super advocate first, and then work in reverse towards the relationship of consistent donor? . Riverside Healthcare Foundation discovered that this reverse order works best to engage the younger generation of advocates while cultivating our future donor base.

Walking While Working

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences. As Nilofer Merchant points out in this talk , people are sitting 9.3 It’s work.” Walking is the Killer Work App for Creativity.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] How #Millennials View Work


Cool Social Tools Culture That Works Love how this infographic debunks some of the crap said out there about Millennials. As does our book. Are you a Millennial? We want YOU to be part of our ongoing research related to When Millennials Take Over.

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The Myth of the Best Place To Work


Okay, I know some of you reading this probably won a “best place to work” award, and are quite proud of it. If it weren’t aligned, they wouldn’t be so happy, and you wouldn’t be a “best place to work.”. They want to be a best place to work too, and why would we blame them?

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Creating content that works


Creating Content (That Works) from Amy Vernon. You may remember the fabulous Amy Vernon presenting this content for one of our hottest webinars in the past. Well, here’s an updated deck for you! ——— ( photo credit ). Content Strategy

The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

Connection Cafe

As you look at your fundraising calendar, you can easily become overwhelmed. People … Fundraising planning

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The Ins and Outs of Remote Work for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

You never thought remote work would be the new norm for today’s workforce. The number of nonprofit employees working remotely has increased by 20 percent in the last six years. Can your nonprofit benefit from all the pluses of remote work while not falling victim to its vices?

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Infographic: Women Working For Nonprofit Orgs


Regardless of gender, everyone working in a nonprofit roles lives to serve, and is dedicated to leaving the world a better place. For an unknown reason, more women are drawn to the nonprofit working life. The nonprofit world is one dominated by individuals who love to help other people.

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Yes, Fundraising is Hard Work!

Connection Cafe

I stopped in my tracks and chuckled as I was getting ready for work this morning. Fundraising is hard work; sometimes hand cramping work. “But that doesn’t mean there [aren''t] enormous advantages in working with mainstream studios.”

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Work with People – Not Paperwork

Vertex Systems

Ask any DSP: the most rewarding aspect of their job is working with people – not performing hours of manual data entry or carting around a 10-foot stack of paperwork while out in the field.

8 Ways To Avoid Nonprofit Work Burnout


The commute to work. The work. The commute home from work. All too often nonprofit employees fall victim to the daily rhythm, and allow it to dictate their mood and their effectiveness at work. Physically remove your self from work at home.

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The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Show gratitude to direct reports and colleagues who work hard.

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How the Internet Works (Infographic)


A fun reminder. Because cats in hats. Cool Infographic Friday

Learning is the Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are not already familiar with their work, you will learn a lot about online collaboration, knowledge management, informal learning, and networks by following them.

I Get To Work In My Pajamas!

Connection Cafe

I always found it funny that the line often associated with Virtual Work is “I get to work in my pajamas!” While I’m sure it is sometimes true, it is generally used as an explanation for how much folks enjoy the privilege of working from home. Virtual work isn’t going to end.

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Nonprofit Text Messaging Campaigns That Work — BizTech

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Text Messaging Campaigns That Work — BizTech : 'via Blog this

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Work Is Meaningful When.

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

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Do Daily Deals Work?

AFP Blog

Do Daily Deals Work? Some merchants who've used Groupon or LivingSocial have grumbled about lack of sales from the daily deals model. But non-profits dig it, and it's not just for the money

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Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It lead us to discover the works of Gretchen Rubin , Charles Duhigg , BJ Fogg , and others. This notion comes from the work of Justin Brewer, Ph.D According to Duhigg’s work, you can reform bad habits by replacing the routine that occurs between the cue and the reward.

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The #1 Reason You Struggle with Work-life Balance and Technology Distraction


I’m often asked why so many people struggle with work-life balance and technology distraction. The truth has nothing to do with your work or technology. But it has everything thing to do with intention or your purpose for your work and your life. No busy work.

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Working Together: Great Social Media Plugins for Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

When it comes to WordPress sites, many of the themes also work around the idea of assimilation and integration with other online resources. The post Working Together: Great Social Media Plugins for Your WordPress Site appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

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How To Find The Right Work For You

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The right work for you is easy for you to learn and easy to do. You love learning more and more about the work if it is the right work for you. When you are engrossed in this work, the hours fly past. The right work for you gives you energy when you are doing it.

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Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They work in collaboration with health care providers, policy, and decision makers, industry experts, advocates, and individuals in communities across Colorado.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Brainstorming Sessions for Nonprofit Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Does your work at a nonprofit include facilitating meetings or trainings? It can also be used to create work norms or processes. They can also be descriptive questions such as “what is working, what is not, and why?” What techniques worked?

Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My work as a trainer and facilitator has brought me to many places in the world. I know many nonprofits that work globally, either with affiliate offices or partners in different countries, sometimes with a time zone difference of 6-12 hours.

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The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Our mission is to find, fund and work successfully with visionary executives, providing them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to foster long-term success. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C.,

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Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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User-Generated Content: Put your constituents to work!

Connection Cafe

For many nonprofits, writing new online content can be a huge burden. It always seems to be the most daunting task in a website redesign project. With User-Generated Content, you can actually rely on your constituents for some of that writing.

Prescriptive Analytics for Nonprofits—How Data Technology Can Transform the Way We Work

Connection Cafe

It can not only help us execute our current work more efficiently and effectively but actually create entirely new opportunities to do good. Prescriptive analytics can transform the way nonprofits work. Researchers work with data sets, build models, and publish them.

Does Social Media Work?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I know for many of you this is old news. But since I’m not on twitter anymore, and I don’t read my RSS feeds as often as I should. In July, Idealware published the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide. It’s great – chock full of good information, and some very, very interesting research.

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Does The $1.80 Marketing Strategy Actually Work On LinkedIn?

Nonprofits Source

If you’re skeptical don’t be because the strategy works. This tactic still works today, but it’s not nearly as effective as it once was. strategy works on LinkedIn, but only if you’re genuinely interested in connecting and building your followership.

Making Video Work Harder for Your Mission: Awareness

Connection Cafe

How can video work harder for your mission? . Regardless of your mission, every organization’s marketing communications is about moving your audiences from just learning about your work to becoming an invested supporter. .

Living (And Working) In The Digital Age


The average worker has become a casualty of the digital age—there are instances where businesses have chosen computers to do the work over a human being. The post Living (And Working) In The Digital Age appeared first on SocialFish. Guest post by Hilary Smith for SocialFish.

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The Knitting Factor: Making Skills-Based Volunteering Work for Your Organization

Connection Cafe

We know from our nearly twenty years of practice what makes skills-based volunteer programs work best to solve even the most persistent community challenges. We’ve now adopted this process from them, and have incorporated this methodology into our broader work.”.

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Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?


Last weeks post highlighting a few statistics from the business world seems to have resonated with readers here. That got me thinking more about how we, in the non-profit space, should look to learn from examples, trends and best practices found outside of our sector.

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