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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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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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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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Survey: 52 percent of adults 18­–64 use social media

According to a new report released by Pew Research Center, social media use is up 45 percent for adults 18–64 since February 2005. Millennials: A Portrait of Generation Next looks at the values, attitudes and experiences of the Millennial generation … Continue reading

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Study: Only 25% of People Find Peers Credible

According to Edelman’s latest Trust Barometer, the number of people who view their friends and peers as credible sources of information about a company dropped from 45% to 25%, since 2008. Advertising Age reports that these findings strike at the … Continue reading

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Change.org announces free online petition builder

An online petition tool recently launched by Change.org will give individuals and small nonprofit organizations a new way to connect with people who share their passion. The petition builder can be found on the Change.org Web site and is accompanied … Continue reading

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