Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ask Amber: Steps to joining a nonprofit board

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting As you work to gain experience in the nonprofit sector, there are many roads you can take. Internships, volunteer positions and entry level positions are wonderful learning opportunities, but if you are still looking for … Continue reading

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How does your leader affect your business—lessons from TOMS shoes

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Many nonprofits have very visible, charismatic leaders. In the wake of the Komen debacle, and the public scrutiny of leader Nancy G. Brinker’s personal life, it seems that increased scrutiny of charity leaders and their … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: How to lead a meeting

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Developing organizational, leadership and speaking skills is essential to leading meetings, an event we will all likely face someday as professionals (if we haven’t already). Whether the group you are leading is two or three … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Organizations you should be following on LinkedIn

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting As I’ve said before, LinkedIn can be an invaluable resource for your job search or in your general networking efforts. Sure you remember to connect with your friends and coworkers, but have you joined any … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Continuing education

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting If continuing education of some sort is on your radar (and I personally feel it should be on everyone’s!) you may be faced with the decision of what program is right for you and how … Continue reading

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