Social Media Resources for Nonprofit Job Seekers

Summary

This list of helpful links to websites, blogs, articles, and other resources can help nonprofit job seekers get the most out of social media in their job searches.

The following list includes websites, blogs, articles, and books that can help nonprofit job seekers use social media effectively in their job searches.

 

Websites/blogs

Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
The blog of nonprofit new media consultant Beth Kanter

Don’t Get Caught
The nonprofit blog of communications consultant Denise Graveline

Getting Attention
The blog of nonprofit marketing consultant Nancy Schwartz

NPTECH Jobs
Nonprofit technology jobs through Twitter

The Communications Network Blog
For philanthropies/foundations and their communicators

The Nonprofits on Facebook page
A page on Facebook listing all nonprofits that have created Facebook pages.

Books

I’m on LinkedIn, Now What? by Jason Alba

Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success by Dan Schawbel

Articles

7 Secrets to Getting Your Next Job Using Social Media” by Dan Schwabel

Don’t Search for Jobs; Search for People” by Meg Busse/Idealist.org

How to Find a Job on Twitter” by Sarah Evans

How to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn” by Brian Wallace

Leveraging Social Media in a Nonprofit Job Search: Q&A with Beth Kanter, Author of Beth’s Blog“ by The Bridgespan Group and Beth Kanter

Professional Social Networks That Take on LinkedIn” by Don Reisinger

Search Me” By Scott Westcott

To Blog or Not to Blog: How Blogging and Social Networking Can Impact Your Job Search” by Alison Doyle, About.com

Twitter, Facebook, Digg: Can You Join too Many Networks?“ by Dan Schwabel

More Articles To Read

Leadership Development 

Libbie Landles-Cobb, Kirk Kramer, Katie Smith Milway 10/22/2015

Transformative Scale 

Jeri Eckhart Queenan, Abe Grindle, Jacquelyn Hadley, Roger Thompson 01/01/2015 | 2 min

Education 

01/14/2016 | 35 min
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