Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ask Amber: Preparing for a career fair

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Yesterday, I attended Regis University’s Career Fair as a representative of JVA. I was very impressed with the level of preparation attendees seemed to have put in and the way they conducted themselves. Due to … Continue reading

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The Komen backlash—why you need an emergency communications plan

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting There are many lessons to be learned from the Komen fiasco that unfolded last week and continues to dominate nonprofit and mainstream media this week. In addition to lessons we mentioned in our blog last … Continue reading

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Nonprofit lessons from the Komen debacle

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Roughly 48 hours after Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced that it would defund Planned Parenthood’s breast cancer prevention programs at at least 19 Planned Parenthood affiliates, Komen has announced a total reversal to … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Best investments to make as a young professional

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting As a young professional, it is sometimes difficult to prioritize what to do with the limited surplus of money you have on hand after the bills are paid. With a sometimes-overwhelming number of possibilities, I … Continue reading

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