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ProfDev: Accelerate Your Career - Strategic Resumes and Cover Letters

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ProfDev: Accelerate Your Career - Strategic Resumes and Cover Letters

Time: April 7, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: The NonProfit Center
Street: 89 South Street
City/Town: Boston
Event Type: professional, development
Organized By: Socializing for Justice
Latest Activity: Mar 25, 2014

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Event Description

Did you know a professionally written resume and cover letter will increase your call backs by over 65%? 

Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev (professional development) training

Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover Letters on Monday, April 7, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.

Fee: $10 advance/$20 door - split with trainer 

Location: The NonProfit Center 89 South Street, Boston, MA

Limited space - register ahead of time: www.sojust.org 

Credit cards accepted online. Cash only at the door (if space available). 

Newcomers always welcomed!

Accelerate Your Nonprofit Career: Strategic Resume and Cover Letters 

The purpose of this workshop is to accelerate career growth for nonprofit professionals, career changers, volunteers/interns, and social impact leaders who want to leverage their volunteer or pro-bono experience as they search for a nonprofit job. An ineffective resume and cover letter can cost thousands of dollars in lost time, income, and opportunity. Learn tips for writing a strong resume, how to weave the right story on your cover letter to have the greatest impact, and leave with a personal “mission statement” help you with networking on and off line.

ABOUT OUR PRESENTER 

Mark McCurdy is the author of "Strategic Volunteering: 50 Ingredients to Transform Your Life and Career" and Founder of the Nonprofit Career Coach, a company which helps job-seekers and nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions. They do this by providing strategic one-on-one career coaching, mentoring, workshops and training to job seekers who want help to accelerate their careers for the greater good. Mark is an inspiring coach, in-demand speaker, trainer and one of the first nonprofit career coaches in the country. Since 2008, he has helped over 4000 professionals accelerate their nonprofit careers and assisted nonprofit organizations in unearthing skilled human capital.

SCHEDULE 

6:00-6:30 Socializing -  bring your own dinner 

6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A

*  DIRECTIONS - The NonProfit Center is located one block from South Station at 89 South Street. The Center is physically accessible through the main lobby.

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Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org 

Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this "Movement Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and build new visions for our movement(s).

YES, WE MEAN YOU. We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.

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