• August 20, 2014

How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Nonprofit Career

Tuesday, February 26, at noon U.S. Eastern Time

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Today's nonprofit job seekers often need much more than an error-free resume and a strong set of references.

To stand out, candidates must also burnish their online reputations by keeping their LinkedIn profiles updated, participating in meaningful conversations on Twitter, and writing blogs about their areas of expertise.

Read the transcript below of a live online discussion about the best ways to establish a strong online presence that will further your career.

The Guests:

Rosetta Thurman is a career consultant to nonprofit executives. She is the co-author of How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career.

Amanda Misiko Andere is executive director of Facets, a Fairfax, Va., nonprofit that helps the needy. She is active on social networks and has worked in fundraising, communications, advocacy, and community development.

The Moderator:

 Cody Switzer, The Chronicle's Web editor, reports on how nonprofits use technology and social media and helps manage the news organization's social networks.



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