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Increasing your positive Internet presence: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting These days, it’s no secret that the Internet plays a big role in the hiring process and in human resources in general. If you want to make a good impression on current or future employers, … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: How using social media can attract positive attention from current or prospective employers

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting I’m sure it’s safe to say that young professionals have heard all about how personal social media accounts can negatively impact one’s professional life, but social media has potential for good as well. When used … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Using social media to advance your job hunt and career

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Did you know that social media can be more than just a place to connect with friends? When used correctly, it can also help you advance your job hunt and your nonprofit career. Blogs can … 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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Low-cost ideas to prepare your nonprofit for 2012

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting While you might already feel overwhelmed with your personal New Year’s resolutions and goals for the year ahead, you shouldn’t feel overwhelmed when it comes to your nonprofit. With the help of  JVA staff members … Continue reading

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Thoughts on social media marketing from Grand Junction

By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting This week, I had the opportunity to spend some time in Grand Junction, where JVA’s Senior Consulting/Planning Associate based on the Western Slope, Lorne Naegele, and I hosted a full-day social media workshop for nonprofits. … Continue reading

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DJ’s offensive tweets have long-lasting effect

By Collin Lessing, JVA Marketing/Communications Coordinator Let me start off by saying I am big fan of NBA basketball. I love the athleticism and strategy involved in the game, and I appreciate the impact that NBA Cares and individual athletes … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing in Pepsi Refresh Project is a taste of things to come. Part II: The Debate

By Collin Lessing, JVA Marketing/Communications Coordinator and Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Vice President of Design and Innovation Ashley’s response to Collin’s March 19 blog post: I recently read Collin Lessing’s blog about the Pepsi Refresh Project. It reminded me of Chase … Continue reading

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