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Heather Krasna
Author, Speaker &
Public Service Career Expert
Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career  in Public Service is the first book to give in-depth tips on how to get a job that makes a difference that includes specific information on both the nonprofit and government sectors.  Jobs That Matter is published by JIST, America's top career book publisher, and has received rave reviews and mentions in top media.

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Rave reviews include:
"Reading this book is a smart step on the journey to both finding a fulfilling job and serving the nation."  --Max Stier, CEO and President, Partnership for Public Service

"Finally, something really useful for non-profit jobs. I wish I'd written this book, but know I couldn't have done such a good job."
--Martin Yate CPC, NY Times bestseller, and author of Knock em Dead The Ultimate Job Search Guide

"Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service is a must-have resource for those pursuing a career in public service." --Antoinette A. Samuel, MPA CAE, Executive Director, American Society for Public Administration

"I officially pronounce this book AWESOME.  All the tricks I wish I had when entering public service.  Heather is the tour guide du jour in the world of public service.  A must read!" --Steve Ressler, Founder of, the premier social network for government

"With a range of in-depth looks at career fields, profiles of current professionals, and useful resources, "Jobs That Matter" is full of tools and tips."
--Steve Joiner, Author, The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers

"If you want to work for the public good, or advise people who do, BUY THIS BOOK"--Carol Anderson, Director, Career Development & Placement, Milano the New School for Management and Urban Policy

"As a college career specialist, I was very impressed with this book. I have recommended it and lent it to students and workers interested in having a career that makes a difference. Well organized, clearly written and lists many excellent resources."--Wendy Heyman, PhD, Arts & Science Coordinator, Baruch College Starr Career Development Center

Career Profiles:
A total of 35 people wrote career profiles of themselves or were interviewed for this book.  However, we were only able to inlude 26 interviews in the book.  For those interviews that were not included in the book, click here.

Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable, Fulfilling Career in Public Service
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