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How to Get the Most Out of an Informational Interview

By: Chiyomi McKibbin Whether you’ve identified what you want to pursue as your next opportunity, or you are still trying to narrow down what’s next, we suggest asking people, who have a job title or career path that you’re seeking, to engage in a short “informational interview.”  An informational interview is basically just a conversation. It’s a low-pressure way for you to ask questions about what they do, what aspects of their job they like, some of the things they wish they didn’t have to do, and how they got to where they are. Particularly when you’re in the [...]

July 28th, 2022|Categories: thought leadership|0 Comments

What to Look for When You’re Looking at Job Descriptions

We’re always excited to share new job openings in the movement space on our Opportunity Board.  Our curated collection of listings come from a broad collection of organizations across the country and reflect the diversity of the sector.  When we were first getting started, we only listed opportunities that we knew about directly, but as Movement Talent has grown, so has the interest in our Opportunity Board.  In order to help organizations understand if their positions are a fit for our audiences, we created a comprehensive set of submission guidelines. Among other features, jobs submitted for consideration must [...]

June 29th, 2022|Categories: thought leadership|Tags: , |0 Comments

Making the Most of Networking and Job Boards

Author: Chiyomi McKibbin Featured image: fragments frozen, Nicole Czapinski Let's talk about two aspects of the job search process that can feel completely daunting to navigate: networking and job boards. The term "networking" may seem corporate, but the act of engaging with others is incredibly valuable as you start to explore other opportunities and options. For the sake of this post, let’s change that phrase to “relationship building."  Building new, and strengthening existing, relationships is essential to overall career growth, and especially crucial when you're looking to make a move.  When I started realizing that I [...]

April 28th, 2022|Categories: thought leadership|0 Comments

New Georgia Project Seeks a Chief Executive Officer

Movement Talent is thrilled to be supporting New Georgia Project in their search for a new CEO. Georgia’s demographics are changing, with people of color and young people making up more and more of the state’s population each year. Since its founding, New Georgia Project (NGP) and its affiliated organization, New Georgia Project Action Fund (NGPAF), have focused on harnessing, leveraging, and increasing the power of these communities to build a brighter, more equitable Georgia and to expand what is possible in the Deep South. Through voter registration, electoral civic engagement, issue-based organizing and advocacy, and cutting-edge research and [...]

April 26th, 2022|Categories: opportunities|0 Comments

Movement Talent Interviews Nick Sanchez

Movement Talent's Linda Nguyen was excited to sit down for a virtual chat with Nick Sanchez to discuss prioritizing mental health in the workplace and why letting great employees leave can actually be a good thing. After the interview, Nick shared a bit more: "I have some good news for you. I'm here to tell you that the work you are doing now - even if it's something you really enjoy - probably isn't the thing you will always be doing. And that's totally okay. In fact, it's great. I know this because I recently sat down with Linda to [...]

March 31st, 2022|Categories: videos|0 Comments
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