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Nonprofit EDGE: résumé and interview workshop 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb., 15

Prep your résumé and interview skills.

Prep your résumé and interview skills. Next week, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – Twin Cities (YNPN-TC) will be hosting Nonprofit EDGE: Getting in the Door and Getting the Job, a hands-on résumé and interview workshop that will give attendees the chance to speak with actual hiring managers at local nonprofit organizations and get advice on the job search.

First, the panel of hiring managers will share their favorite interview questions and tips for answering them. Next, attendees will have the opportunity to ask the panel questions about acing that next interview.

After the panel, attendees will break up into small groups, where hiring managers will share what they look for in a résumé and cover letter. Send your resume in advance, and get individual feedback from one of our expert hiring managers. Hear the tips and tricks that will get your résumé noticed and you in the door. Our experts include:

Kristin Prestegaard, Director of Marketing at the MIA
Katie Nelsen, VP of Development at the Animal Humane Society
Amy Sinykin, Associate Director at the Charities Review Council
Judy Alnes, Executive Director of MAP for Nonprofits
Chris Cohen, Executive Recruiter at Chandler Group
Gretchen Dykstra, HR Lead at Northwest Area Foundation
Lori Sterner, Workforce Development Manager at Goodwill
Allie Moen Wagstrom, Program Director at LWVMN
Heather Riddle, President of Hourglass Temporary Staffing for Nonprofits and Senior Foundation Officer at Children’s Hospital

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This workshop is a very real way to prep for getting your dream job. We hope to see you there! Registration required.

To submit your résumé for review by one of our experts, email it to resume [at] ynpntwincities [dot] org. Résumés must be received no later than February 8 to be reviewed.

Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
Place: 553 Fairview Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55104

The Nonprofit EDGE event series at YNPN-TC is for young people who are looking for work in the sector. EDGE events give attendees opportunities to build their network and gain key insights in their job search in a supportive environment. Whether you are fresh out of school, just finished a volunteer opportunity or are at a transition point in your career, these events will strengthen your ability to find and get a satisfying job.