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Nonprofit Employment Outpaced Private Sector During Economic Downturn

A new study reveals that the nonprofit sector posted a remarkable 10 year record of job growth, achieving an average annual growth rate of 2.1 percent from 2000 to 2010, while for-profit jobs declined by an average of minus 0.6 percent... Read More

Views from the Talent Pool: Hiring Trends in 2012

by Kevin Flynn, Director of Recruitment and Candidate Services

Welcome to 2012. Many of us in the nonprofit sector will be more than happy to have 2011 in the rear view, and we’re hopeful for continued economic recovery and positive... Read More

Is Your Volunteer Experience on Your LinkedIn Profile?

Hiring managers care about your volunteer experience, according to a recent survey from LinkedIn.

Some 41% of nearly 2,000 professionals said that when evaluating candidates’ resumes, they consider volunteer experience to be equally as... Read More

Commongood Careers Helps to Ignite Catchafire in Boston

Commongood Careers is thrilled to be one of the newest members of Catchafire, an amazing organization that connects pro bono talent with nonprofits and social enterprises.

As one of Catchafire’s Founding 30 members in Boston, we are... Read More

So You Want to Be a Nonprofit Fundraiser?

Interested in fundraising but not sure to begin? Our friends at the Foundation Center are offering a new course, Starting a Career in Nonprofit Fundraising.  This course is the perfect opportunity for those considering careers in... Read More

The Golden Rules of Interviewer Etiquette

Being a good interviewer is a lot like being a good party hostess. We took a nod from Miss Manners and came up with our own suggestions for interviewer etiquette:

1. Set a specific start and end time for the interview
. Put candidates at... Read More

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