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Launching aCareer that  Counts   Dara Goldbergwww.twitter.com/Dara_Lainewww.daragoldberg.comwww.linkedin.com/in/DaraGoldbe...
The Nonprofit Sector             Institutions and organizations in              that are neither government nor          ...
In the Nonprofit Sectoryour work will matter
In the Nonprofit Sectoryour degree is transferable
Personal Mission Statement   Identify Past Successes   Identify Core Values       Achievement, Fame, Love, Advancement,...
Personal Mission Statement Examples   I am an executive with special skills in strategic planning, team    leadership, cr...
Use the same strategies ascelebrities, corporations, and businesses
Personal Brand Examples            Dara’s BrandDara is a young nonprofit Baltimore-based professional passionate about lea...
Tools for your Personal Brand   Think Local       You won’t be famous       Find your niche           Career         ...
Business Cards   Your Name   Your title, tagline or    motto   Blog Address   Email Address   Phone Number   Social ...
Twitter   Real Name   Great Photo   Tweet Often       3-5 times per day   Be Specific       Remember your niche   E...
LinkedIn   Join today   Real, Full Name   Great Photo   Fill out completely   Write and ask for    recommendations  ...
Career Launching ResumeKey Elements   Highlights life    experience, not work    experience   Focuses on greatest assets...
Career Launching Resume                              Focus onDon’t Focus on Duties         Accomplishments   Prepared pac...
Thank-You!  Contact me on twitter: @Dara_Laine
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Launching a Career that Counts

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Learn how to launch a career in the nonprofit sector. Learn about personal mission statements, personal branding and a career launching resume.

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Launching a Career that Counts

  1. 1. Launching aCareer that Counts Dara Goldbergwww.twitter.com/Dara_Lainewww.daragoldberg.comwww.linkedin.com/in/DaraGoldbergwww.facebook.com/DaraLGoldberg
  2. 2. The Nonprofit Sector  Institutions and organizations in that are neither government nor business.  The “Third Sector,” “Social Sector,” or “Independent Sector.”  Outside the United States, nonprofits are often called nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or civil society organizations.  1.6 million+ organizations.  Employ over 7% of the countrys work force or10 million paid workers.
  3. 3. In the Nonprofit Sectoryour work will matter
  4. 4. In the Nonprofit Sectoryour degree is transferable
  5. 5. Personal Mission Statement Identify Past Successes Identify Core Values  Achievement, Fame, Love, Advancement, Leadership, M oney, Power, Family, Community, Religion  Hardworking, Industrious, Family- Oriented, Friendly, Outgoing, Contemplative, Analytical, Honest Identify Your Goals  Career Aspirations, Volunteer Interests, Ways to make a Social Impact Write your Mission Statement
  6. 6. Personal Mission Statement Examples I am an executive with special skills in strategic planning, team leadership, creative problem solving and analysis. I had twenty years of management experience in the for profit world before changing careers, coming into the nonprofit world and focusing on organizational development and community social service. I value creativity, relationships and celebrating the successes of others. My mission is to give, for giving is what I do best and I can learn to do better. My mission in life is to serve, support, and love my family, friends, and community in a way that is inclusive, compassionate, and filled with integrity.
  7. 7. Use the same strategies ascelebrities, corporations, and businesses
  8. 8. Personal Brand Examples Dara’s BrandDara is a young nonprofit Baltimore-based professional passionate about leadership, social change & service-learning. She believes in empowering youth to make a difference in their communities. Dara is inventive, flexible, energetic, collaborative, comp assionate & persistent.
  9. 9. Tools for your Personal Brand Think Local  You won’t be famous  Find your niche  Career  Community Email Address  Your full, real name  First.Last@gmail.com Business Cards Twitter LinkedIn
  10. 10. Business Cards Your Name Your title, tagline or motto Blog Address Email Address Phone Number Social Networks
  11. 11. Twitter Real Name Great Photo Tweet Often  3-5 times per day Be Specific  Remember your niche Engage in Conversation Follow Thought Leaders Participate in Twitter Chats
  12. 12. LinkedIn Join today Real, Full Name Great Photo Fill out completely Write and ask for recommendations Join & Participate in groups Connect with colleagues Awesome headline
  13. 13. Career Launching ResumeKey Elements Highlights life experience, not work experience Focuses on greatest assets not experience Demonstrates interest in the role you’re applying for It stands out Written like a sales proposal and the product is you
  14. 14. Career Launching Resume Focus onDon’t Focus on Duties Accomplishments Prepared packets  Developed X program Made copies  Created X program Scheduled meetings  Managed X from start to Researched information finish Scheduled meetings  Organized the first X Supported program staff committee Answered Phones  Implemented X new activity for organization Opened mail  Facilitated launch of X
  15. 15. Thank-You! Contact me on twitter: @Dara_Laine

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