NGOs are renowned for having dedicated staff who are happy to go beyond the call of duty without a second thought. They often work long hours, evenings and weekends, and most could be earning far more in a similar role in the private sector. People working within the non-profit industry have normally chosen to be there and have decided that they would rather have job satisfaction and work towards something positive than go home early with a bigger paycheck.
Not everyone within the sector is like that, but a decent proportion fit into the above description. And it is these people that we need to encourage and develop to become the leaders, ambassadors, and advocates for the industry.
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Tips discussed in the video:
- Attend Conferences
- Become a fellow
- Develop your academic skills