Hiring insight

  • Is your recruitment process attracting best-fit candidates?
    Because talent acquisition is one of the trending obstacles facing nonprofits now, every step in the journey from recruitment to hiring matters. To entice and secure stellar job prospects, the Unemployment Services Trust supplies tactics for fine-tuning your hiring procedures.
  • With competition for talent heating up, the job interview experience is critical – and it’s easier than you might think to get off track, focus on the wrong things, or leave a bad impression.
  • Taking questions from a group of young nonprofit pros, two executive search experts address top employee concerns like internal advancement, compensation, and picking up new skills – also providing insight for leaders who want to keep their teams engaged.
  • If you’re an overloaded executive, you’re not just burdening yourself—you’re ensuring a rocky transition for whomever steps into the role after you. Here’s some tips to determine what needs delegating, so you get more accomplished and ensure your legacy for the organization.
  • The skills that make a great public speaker can help you succeed in any face-to-face encounter, whether you’re answering questions in a job interview, onboarding new team members, or pitching your organization’s value to a prospective collaborator.
  • With 162 organizations to support nationwide, and partners in 13 other countries, the team at Goodwill Industries International prioritizes collaborative skills and continuous learning—reflected in an intense focus on employees’ day-to-day concerns, professional development needs, and connection ...
  • With a new HR guide just for nonprofits, the Unemployment Services Trust is providing nonprofit leadership with the tools they need to manage a shifting regulatory environment and make sure staffers are equipped, supported, and satisfied in their work.
  • Three nonprofit EDs testify on the ways they bridge multiple demographic barriers to build a culture of understanding, open dialog, and staff empowerment.
  • Staffing an operation committed to worldwide health equity means finding passionate people and taking great care of them—including trips abroad to witness the impact first-hand, and a work environment promoting togetherness in and out of the office.
  • Job postings are often the first connection people make with our organizations. Do we want this impression to be one of mutual respect, shared goals, and collaboration; or one of arrogance, boringness, and thoughtlessness?
  • In part two of this look at managing diverse teams, Dr. Peter Topping of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School discusses the importance of adaptable leadership, and how to practice it without sacrificing authenticity.
  • In this look at the unique challenges and outsized potential of a diverse workforce, Dr. Peter Topping of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School explains the practice and potential of a systematic approach to managing your talent.
  • Mark Singleton, ED of America Whitewater, talks about how he hires and explains how providing employees with the space and autonomy to master specific skillsets can help increase retention and subdue tension at a multi-site nonprofit.
  • Learn how the U.S. Olympic Committee, with 450 staff members, at three locations, keeps their team engaged so they can support their world-class athletes.
  • Ranked as one of the top nonprofits in the country to work for, DoSomething.org is just as committed to its staff as it is to the global network of young activists they’ve cultivated through their innovative, action-oriented campaigns.
  • How to give your selection process a dependable structure, and see your chances of hiring the right candidate improve by as much as 55 percent—or more.
  • With this summer’s launch of Work for Good, we’ve introduced a completely new approach to gain hiring and career insight. Our monthly How We Hire interview series features nonprofit HR leaders from around the country sharing their secrets for evaluating candidates, building a positive culture, an...
  • What makes a successful staffer at an organization serving populations worldwide? The Fund for Global Human Rights looks for flexibility, passion, commitment—and a good fit for their culture of kindness and collaboration.
  • Top takeaways from the structured, step-by-step hiring model used by one of Atlanta’s top recruiters for nonprofit and for-profit companies.
  • Beth Kanter,an internationally-acclaimed trainer, speaker, and author, most recently of The Happy Healthy Nonprofit has tips on better self-care, just in time for the hectic holidays.