• Campaign Job Descriptions - A Winning campaign Team= Clear Campaign Roles

    Jul 02, 2020 by Claire Regan

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    What Campaign Job Descriptions Do I Need to Build My Campaign Team?

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  • 7 Questions with Brad Traverse to Aid Your Political Job Search

    Mar 27, 2019 by Elena Veatch

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    Your Political Job Search Doesn’t Have to Be Painful

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  • Tips for Your First Political Internship Interview

    Sep 13, 2018 by Joe Fuld

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    Follow These 8 Tips to Ace Your Political Internship Interview

    *Authored by Ilana Foggle (TCW Intern)

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  • Campaign Jobs: Job Boards for Political and Campaign Jobs

    Apr 12, 2018 by Joe Fuld

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    Finding Campaign Jobs: Political Career Resources

    Finding campaign jobs on the left side of the isle can be hard to find. There is more than one path to navigate the road to a good campaign or non-profit job. Trying to navigate the landscape of job boards, job banks, and list serves that are part of any good political or campaign job search can leave you with a headache or worse, having to pay for services that don’t yield you the job you seek.

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  • Tackling Your First Political Job Hunt

    Feb 27, 2017 by Elena Veatch

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    Tips to make your first political job search as painless as it can be.

    If political job hunting at any stage in life is a daunting process, searching for your first ever political job as a young person can be soul-crushing. While you may not be able to avoid all the headaches and meltdowns that accompany your transition into the Real World, these tips for your first political job hunt will at least help you breathe more easily (and maybe even sleep at night) as you navigate.

    1. Know When to Start Applying

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  • Campaign Job | Climbing the political Ladder

    Dec 30, 2016 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Making the Most of Campaign Jobs

    Campaign jobs are a good place to start your career. When you first start to work on campaigns, everything is new and exciting. For many of us, we didn’t care what kind of grunt work we did; we just wanted to be in the fight. But, if a long-term career in politics interests you, there are some smart steps you can take early on with a campaign job that will help advance your career.

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  • How to Land Your First DC Political Internship

    Jan 07, 2016 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Your Guide to Finding a Political Internship in Washington, D.C.

    Are you a college student interested in pursuing a career in politics? Do you have absolutely no experience in the field and not a clue where to get it? Fear not! I’m going to walk you through how to begin your journey into politics. The first step is getting a political internship.

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  • Campaign Staff Structure

    Aug 31, 2015

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    How Should You Structure Your Campaign Staff?

    When thinking about whether or not you’re ready to run for office, one important step in the process is figuring out who will make up your team. A candidate’s campaign staff is incredibly important in not only making a campaign successful but also more manageable and fun for the candidate and everyone else involved. Obviously, larger campaigns will require a more robust team, but even a small campaign will need a few essential staff members.

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  • Employee Retention: My Employee is Leaving— Now What?

    Jul 23, 2015 by Joe Fuld

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    Employee Retention: How to Act With Class and Style When an Employee Is Leaving

    Employee retention is hard. When an employee is leaving your business, as the proprietor, there is an instinct to feel rejected and think “I must have done something to make them leave."  When people leave my business, I have these thoughts as well. An employee moving on is never easy, but having good employees ultimately means opportunities will come knocking. With that said, here are a few tips I have used over the years when an employee is about to leave.

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  • Political Research: Not Just for Nerds

    Jul 28, 2014 by The Campaign Workshop

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    Political Research Still Welcomes Nerds Too!

    So you studied political science in college and read fascinating theories about politics, social movements, theories of change and a whole host of other things.  Now, freshly graduated, what are you going to do with your degree? You could go work on a campaign at an entry-level position, knocking on doors, answering calls, processing donations or other data. These are all valuable and worthy endeavors (I’ve done all of them at one point or another), but if you really enjoyed the “science” part of your political science major, this can be a really exciting time for you: Welcome to the world of political research!

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