Salaries becoming more competitive
By Patricia Kitchen
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Question: What employment sector has a do-good mission, rising salaries, expanding opportunities and an appetite for seasoned workers?
If you were to ask the 700 or so attendees of the recent 'Philanthropy Day' gathering, the consensus would most likely be: the not-for-profit industry, which encompasses organizations such as the Canine Companions for Independence and the National Organization for Women.
This is a field of interest for all those corporate types looking for second or third careers, as well as the younger generation of workers bred with an instinct to give back even before they have taken very much."