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Talent Issues

Celebrating a Year of Talent

2014 was an amazing year of talent! Commongood Careers is proud to have partnered with our nonprofit clients to place 65 exceptional leaders. We invite you to view a short video tribute to celebrate the impact these hires will have... Read More

How You Can Help Your Nonprofit Compete for Talent

In a recent blog post on Stanford Social Innovation Review, Net Impact CEO Liz Maw writes about the need for nonprofits to step up their game in the competition for top talent. This challenge isn’t limited to human resources and hiring... Read More

Guest Blog: ISO a Great Development Director

by Whitney Brimfield

Lately I’ve been talking to a lot of nonprofit executives who are searching for a great Development Director. Much has been reported on the difficulty of finding a Development Director who is a good organizational... Read More

Note to Jobseekers: Follow the Rules

For an open position, an organization or search firm might receive hundreds of applications. While this may suggest to candidates to do” whatever it takes” to get the attention of a hiring manager, this preliminary step is not the time... Read More

Reflections from a Nonprofit’s First Director of Talent

This guest post is written by Brian Hughes, Director of Talent and Administration at the Center for Effective Philanthropy.

Between accepting the offer to join The Center for Effective Philanthropy and my first day on the job, our... Read More

My First Year as a Business Professional in the Nonprofit Sector

“Dear Candidate: Thank you for your interest in our organization.  While your qualifications were impressive, this was a highly competitive process, and we are not able to extend you an offer at this time…”

During the eight months... Read More

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