Dear Experts, How is working for a non-profit organization different from working for corporate (i.e.: the finance industry)? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:Q#313 Variance in bus. goals leads 2 diff. mgmt. styles, comp. pkgs., & advance oppty. NP red tape vs. FP focus bottom line. (@DebraWheatman) Q#313 Nonprofits raise $; corps sell. NPOs plow $ over expense in2 pgm/endowment, corps reinvest/dividend. (@juliaerickson) Q#313 NPOs focus on mission/public good, want employees committed 2 mission; corps less. Comparable pay now. (@juliaerickson) Q#313 Usually lower pay, slower pace in exchange for the chance to provide some form of social good. (@gradversity) Q#313 I work in a nonprofit, and it usually moves slower than a for-profit org. Pay is lower. Depends on org. (@beneubanks) Q#313 Not much diff. Both r businesses, but non-profit sometimes have to "make it work" w less financial resources avail. (@kgrantcareers) Q#313 Some NPs have great people w/ great passion & vision but not always the same competitiveness and ambition as corporate. (@TaiGoodwin) Q#313 Non-profits usually have tighter budgets & need resourceful employees, but work is personally rewarding! (@jtodonnell) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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I have had moments in my schooling that shine brightly—playing a card game in Mr. Ritter's 8th grade social studies class with the true purpose being to show just how difficult it was to survive the Holocaust as well as having an opportunity to create our own country using the same economic, social, and political characteristics that define authentic nation states. I also remember Ms. Ziemba's 9th grade English class where she would routinely pause our reading of fiction to allow us to predict what would happen next as well as my foreign language classes with Mrs. Kane—"Madame"—and Mr. Tellis where we would act out every day conversational scenarios using tone, props, and facial expressions.

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