Looking Ahead | The Social-Impact Sector in 2050

What does the future hold for nonprofits? Though specifics are hard to predict, social-impact organizations will likely play important roles in the coming decades; Rockefeller Center president Judith Rodin believes nonprofits will be seen as “an essential component of a …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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How to Identify the Ideal Management Consulting Firm

When asked what criteria one must use to identify the right employer upon graduation, the typical groupthink tends to be cultural fit, compensation, or brand. While these factors are undoubtedly pertinent to the decision-making process, exclusively relying on them to …

By Vibhu Sinha - Vault
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Allyship at Work | How to Turn Intentions into Actions

Illustrated by Marian Blair

We’ve all heard the term ally, used most often to describe an alignment between those who have shared beliefs and who seek the same goal. Up until about 30 years ago, the term was almost exclusively used …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Bitcoin bull market is fueling another boom in blockchain startup deals

Coinbase Ventures launched in 2018 on the heels of an unprecedented boom-bust cycle for bitcoin, which saw the currency’s price peak at nearly $20,000 before losing half its value in a little more than a month.

As a cryptocurrency trading …

By James Thorne
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Wealth management firm Robertson Stephens expands into Houston with key hires

San Francisco-based wealth management firm Robertson Stephens recently established a Houston office with a series of new hires.

Robertson Stephens Wealth Management LLC announced the hiring of Christopher Knapp as managing director and principal of the firm’s Houston office on …

By Chris Matthews
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25 Best Investment Banks to Work For in 2021

Today, we’re thrilled to release our 2021 Banking 25, a ranking of the best investment banking firms to work for in North America. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 3,000 banking professionals. Conducted this past fall, …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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Career Planning in Tough Times | How to Ask for More

Illustrated by Marian Blair

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly affected your organization. But that doesn’t mean that you have to put your career goals on hold for 2021. Though the idea of asking for more responsibility or a raise may …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

Illustrated by Marian Blair

Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Should You Take a Startup Job During the Pandemic? 5 Tips to Help You Decide

Taking a job at a startup has always been considered a riskier move than working for a company that’s been around for a while, has a track record of success, and has weathered a storm or two. But if you were …

By Neal Taparia - The Muse
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Data Professionals Are in High Demand—Here Are 8 Jobs You Should Consider

Are you looking for a career with a significant amount of potential and opportunity in 2021 (and beyond)? If so, one career path you’ll definitely want to explore is data and analytics.

According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
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