Monthly Archives: December 2011

Respect, trust and oversight can all go together

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting I’ve been called gullible, trusting, “a Pollyanna”, and many more niceties in my life. I have never really minded those labels because they are somewhat true. I like to think that most people are good … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: New Year’s Resolutions for the Young Nonprofit Professional

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting It’s that time of year again when we are faced with the decision about whether or not to set New Year’s resolutions and then sit down to craft said resolutions. If you are like me, … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Holiday job hunting

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Are you currently searching for a job? Make sure you have a game plan this holiday season, because there are plenty of advantages to continuing your job hunt through the holidays. In this week’s Ask … Continue reading

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How to prepare for nonprofit “Black Friday”

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting We’d like to give a shout-out to all of you who will be open next week (we’re open at JVA, too, except for Monday). While many nonprofits take a break toward the end of the … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: The four acts of spreading holiday cheer

Are you a holiday junkie who can’t get enough of that seasonal cheer? How about spreading some of it around this year to your colleagues with four simple acts of kindness and holiday fun. 1. Give holiday cards to your … Continue reading

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