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Great Career Advice Webinars from NOI!

Posted By Nikki Enfield, Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Note - these are not a Democratic GAIN events, but I highly recommend you participate in them!

Still looking for good job advice? NOI is helping by giving you some amazing help from experts in the progressive movement - for free!

Expanding on our recent job advice webinars, the New Organizing Institute has slated some great speakers covering the landscape of various job fields, best practices, and advice for job seekers. Check out the list below, and sign up for as many of these wonderful events as you can!

TODAY, August 5th: Building your Interview Skills
Two very well-versed interviewers - Nikki Enfield, Executive Director of Democratic GAIN, and Johanna Berkson, Candidate Trainings and Outreach with DCCC - will pass on wisdom about the do's and don'ts of before, during and after the interview process. Sign up here!

August 20th: Technology Jobs
Josh Hendler, the Director of Technology at the DNC (and a former NOI consultant), and John Miyasato, Managing Principal and former tech recruiter with Crossroads Campaigns, will give the run down of what kind of tech jobs are available, the skills you need to have to get them, and how you can train yourself to be ready for these jobs in the meantime. Sign up here!

August 28th: Beginning a progressive nonprofit career
NOI's own Heather Cronk, Training Director and formerly the Director of Campus Programs at Idealist, will answer Q&A and provide an overview of various careers in progressive nonprofits. Sign up here!

September 7th: Campaign Jobs
We're bringing you two rockstar former campaign staffers - Taryn Benarroch, a veteran of four campaigns, and Zach Knowling, a survivor of several congressional campaign races, to give you the lay of the land of campaign jobs. Taryn and Zach will share what it's really like to work in a campaign, what types of jobs are available, and how to maneuver yourself into one. Sign up here!

September 29th: Staying sane during your job search
Ellen Reeves, author of "Can I wear my nose ring to the interview?" and career advisor for, will talk about keeping your sanity during your job search, no matter how many months you've been at it, and ways to occupy your time in a positive way in the meantime. Sign up here!

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