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Reducing Bias in Your Hiring Practices

We’re taking a closer look at bias in the hiring process. While there is no surefire way to eliminate bias, we explore some tangible steps to identify and reduce it at your organization. We hope these resources and practices help…

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Office Hours – Your New Best Friend

Our Idealist Support Team offers regular virtual office hour sessions to help you take full advantage of everything we have to offer on our site. Idealist office hours typically last 30-40 minutes and conclude with a Q&A portion for you…

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Real Talk with Your Boss, How to Do It

Providing and receiving feedback is an important part of your career development. Those we work closest with can have unique insights on what we do well and what we need to work on. Peer to peer feedback between colleagues, however,…

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Introducing Idealist Days

Idealist is all about connecting idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities for action and collaboration. While we are best known as a job board for nonprofits and other social impact organizations, our larger mission is…

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Good Internships Begin with Good Onboarding

Internship season is around the corner. Many of you are already posting internships on Idealist.org, beginning the interview process or perhaps even extending an offer. Intern hiring requires so much energy it can be easy to think that the work…

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Writing Strong Job Descriptions

Compelling job descriptions are a critical component of good hiring practices. They can help attract candidates who are a good fit and make the process of interviewing more manageable. That said, it can be tough to determine what information to…

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Spruce Up Your Interview Protocol

Interviewing can feel as nerve-racking for the organization conducting the interviews as it can for the candidate. Even when you have a good problem, like a lot of applicants, it can be daunting to wade through resumes to determine who…

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Tidy Up Your Idealist Account

It’s spring cleaning season! Update your Idealist account and make sure the information we have is accurate and up to date. Where did you put that post-it with the Idealist password on it, though? We can’t answer that question, but…

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