Here are some of our favorite resources to support your job search. In addition to reviewing the resources here, we encourage you to subscribe to our email list to receive our monthly newsletter with curated articles, advice, and job leads, and to follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook, where we share job search content and events.
Learn about our approach
- Read our blog posts for job search tips and to learn more about our philosophy and approach
- Check out articles featuring our advice from the Seattle Times, Monster and Ivy Exec
Listen & watch
- View the recording of our Social Impact Recruiter Panel to learn what social sector recruiters are looking for and how to build relationships with them
- Listen to our episode “How to Find a Social Impact Job” from the Mac’s List Find Your Dream job podcast
- View our recorded webinars on “Creating Your Job Search Strategy“ and “Telling Your Career Story”
- Attend our quarterly Social Impact Networking Happy Hours to meet our team and network with other like-minded professionals
- Check out our upcoming events and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook for job search tips and event details
Recommended job search resources
- Assessments: we recommend and use Gallup’s StrengthsFinder Top 5 assessment. It is low cost (just $20), easy to take online and will give you specific, actionable feedback on your strengths that can be very helpful in your job search.
- Websites: we recommend subscribing to or following a variety of career-related websites. Some of our favorites include The Muse, Idealist Careers, and Forbes Careers. Another great website for your job search is Jobscan, which helps you optimize your resume and cover letter for specific jobs.
- Books: check out Our 5 Favorite Job Search Books for some of our favorite career-related reading.
Networking and events
In addition to our events, check out the following resources to meet like-minded professionals:
- Social Impact focused: Net Impact and the Impact Hub have chapters or locations in cities across the country and the world that organize frequent events.
- General: Eventbrite, Meetup, and Facebook are all good resources to find events and networking groups aligned to your areas of interest.