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5 Fatal Flaws of Interviewing

In the hiring process, the interview can make or break your candidacy. To help you stay in the running, follow our advice on how to avoid a few fatal flaws of interviewing.

1. Not doing your homework. We’ve talked with so many... Read More

They Say Admitting You Have a Problem is Half the Battle

The Council on Foundations should be commended for its emerging leadership in talent and diversity and inclusive-related issues throughout the philanthropic community.

At various conferences, through dedicated convenings such as the one... Read More

Career Pathways to Philanthropic Leadership

Last week, we were honored to attend the Council on Foundations’ “Leadership Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion in Philanthropy” in Washington, D.C. This meeting convened a group of nonprofit leaders to dialogue about issues such as... Read More

Competitive benefits in hard times

Earlier this week, our founder and CEO, James Weinberg, joined a panel of experts discussing nonprofit employee benefits. This Chronicle of Philanthropy online event convened a panel of sector leaders to examine recent trends in employee... Read More

In search of a unicorn

Every search has its ideal candidate. But looking for a development director who knows every major national funder personally, has worked on a winning policital campaign, lives in Kalamazoo, speaks 10 languages, and is willing to work for... Read More

Hiring manager says, “He had me at bathrooms.”

Sometimes it’s what a candidate does –- not just what he says—during an interview that demonstrates his qualities to a prospective employer.

During a recent interview for a COO position, one of our clients (let’s call him Joe) was... Read More

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