Volunteering = Career Development

In “Using Volunteer Opportunities to Drive Forward Your Career” panel session at the Grace Hopper Celebrtion, the panelists made their great points that volunteering can help to

  • know yourself and others better
  • increase self confidence
  • add experience
  • gain technical skills
  • expand connections

According to the US Department of Labor, over 25% of people volunteer to make a positive difference in causes they are passionate about.

Volunteering is a win-win situation.

 

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