Category Archives: Jobs/economic development

Ask Amber: LinkedIn—new tips and tricks from active job seekers

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Back in November, I wrote an Ask Amber blog about LinkedIn, but as the saying goes, “you learn something new every day.” After lengthy discussions with several other young professionals recently, I have learned  a … Continue reading

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Three reasons to come to JVA’s 10th Executive Director Academy

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Expert input: Every JVA Executive Director Academy includes what we like to call the “Genius Bar,” a panel of nonprofit movers and shakers who share their expertise on what it is like to lead some … 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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Ask Amber: The company holiday party

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting With the holiday season in full swing, young professionals are faced with yet another learning opportunity involving company culture: holiday parties. In this week’s Ask Amber, I will pass on some advice about remembering the office … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Tailoring your resume and cover letter

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Question: How do you write a resume and cover letter that can easily and quickly be tailored to multiple jobs?  This is a great question for recent grads and people new to the sector who … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: How LinkedIn can help you network

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Question: How can LinkedIn help me? I have an account but no idea what it does. “All jobs are relationship driven,” said Ben Baldwin, Research Learning Specialist for the National Park Service at Rocky Mountain … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Don’t panic (Part 2)—opportunities are out there for young professionals

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Last week, my coworker Katie McCune was a member of a public service sector career panel at CU Boulder, put on by Career Services. Though the panel was targeted at current college students, there was a … Continue reading

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