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JobStar Central coaches users through the entire process of constructing a resume.

Cover-Letters.com has a free library of 200 cover letters categorized by type.

By Jill Casner-Lotto. The Conference Board, 2007
A report from The Conference Board, Boomers are Ready for Nonprofits, but are Nonprofits Ready for Boomers? found that nonprofits lag behind the government and private sectors in retaining skilled potential retirees within their organizations and actively recruiting older hires from other sectors.

Bridgestar's Transition to the Nonprofit Sector portal contains a trove of information for people considering making the switch from for-profit work to nonprofit organizations.

Ashoka: Innovators for the Public provides fellowships to social entrepreneurs worldwide.

Skoll Foundation is a comprehensive resource on social entrepreneurship, including information about grants, conferences, and networks of entrepreneurs.

Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides a global platform to promote social entrepreneurship as a key element to advance societies and address social problems.

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 50-Plus Entrepreneur site has a package of resources for older entrepreneurs looking to start both for-profit and nonprofit businesses and offers lots of practical advice for social entrepreneurs as well. Read the original Encore.org story for more information.

SCORE is a nonprofit association that matches business professionals with those looking for advice in advancing their careers or starting or developing their own businesses or organizations. You can schedule appointments online.

Women’s Business Centers, as part of SBA (Small Business Administration) offer comprehensive training, technical assistance, and counseling on a wide array of topics in many languages to help women start and grow their own businesses.

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