Low-cost, High-impact Professional Development

Ellis, Susan J.
April 2013
E-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteerism Commu;Apr2013, Vol. 13 Issue 3, Special section p1
The article offers ideas for professional development that costs nothing or very little. It discusses factors about volunteerism, including the reluctance of applicants to ask his employers for what they want or need, not attempting to find the funds for what they need, and the non-spending of their own money for their careers. It tackles skill expansion that does not need money including collaborating with colleagues, using the Web, and odds and ends.


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