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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

Resumes 2.0 – A Round Up of Web-Based Resume Creation Tools

By Kirstin Griffiths, Search Consultant

When tossing your hat in the ring for a job, you have probably wondered how you can make sure that your resume stands out to an employer– without turning resume-writing into your full-time job!

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Following Your Gut – The Role of Subjectivity in Hiring

By Dana Hagenbuch

When it comes to evaluating candidates during the hiring process, there are objective and subjective measures at play. Objectively, a hiring manager assesses the candidate’s demonstrated experience, and then compares... 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

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