Change Your Career: Transitioning to the Nonprofit Sector

By Laura Gassner Otting. Kaplan Publishing, 2007. This book introduces newcomers to the nonprofit sector, providing a wealth of information about how to find the right match. The author, who heads the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group, explains the different types of nonprofit, trends in the field, myths and stereotypes, organizational life cycles and more. She offers specific job search tips on topics ranging from resumes and cover letters to networking and strategy.

She urges experienced professionals to jump in, noting, "Great opportunities exist for corporate career changes in these organizations, as long as you don't try to transition the organization too quickly."

Price: $16.95. Available online.

Author / Founder: 
Laura Gassner Otting
Publication / Initial Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2007