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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
By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Informational interviews give job seekers, or those considering a career move, the chance to ask their questions of leaders in the field. For young professionals, informational interviews can be as influential to your career as … Continue reading
By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting These days, with the hiring process becoming more and more competitive, employers are taking extra steps to find the best applicant for the position. With this increased scrutiny, it is important for young professionals to … Continue reading
By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting These days, resumes need to be more detailed and more professional than ever to stand out from the pack. One of the ways job seekers are setting themselves apart is by quantifying their resumes, showing … Continue reading
By Wendy Steinway, JVA Consulting At JVA Consulting LLC, our hiring process has been defined as thoughtful, intense, enlightening and torturous by both the job applicants and the staff selected to participate in the hiring process. But all I can … Continue reading
By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Last year was a busy year on our blog, and we saw some themes emerge in the types of topics that were most popular. We thought we’d share some themes that we saw this year … Continue reading
By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting In January, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that the nonprofit sector has added more jobs than the for-profit sector over the last 10 years. So what does this report mean for job seekers?
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
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