Monthly Archives: September 2012

Professional phone etiquette: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting If you are applying for a job, submitting your application to graduate school or taking any sort of professional calls on your personal phone, it’s important to think of the message your phone etiquette is … Continue reading

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Steps to increase your productivity today: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting If you’re staring at your to-do list wondering how to get everything done, then this blog is for you. This blog is also for you if that large lunch you just devoured has you in … Continue reading

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Finding a professional mentor: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Lately I have been seeing article after article, blog after blog and hearing personal story after story about the value of a professional mentor. For young professionals and/or anyone new to the nonprofit sector, a … Continue reading

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Cutting through the noise: Optimizing your end-of-the-year appeal

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting While you may cringe to hear the words “end-of-year appeal” while it’s still 90 degrees outside, now is the time to start working on your appeal, before it gets lost in the noise of all … Continue reading

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Weighing benefits and organizational culture during the job hunt: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Comparing prospective employers may seem cut and dried for young professionals, but when researching nonprofits, there are a number of factors to consider. Because nonprofit budgets tend to be significantly smaller than those of corporate … Continue reading

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