13 Memorable Moments for 13 Memorable Years

On September 14th, 2006 Careers In Nonprofits was born in downtown, Chicago, Illinois.

This past Saturday, we celebrated our 13th birthday.

A teenager at last!

Here are 13 memorable moments for 13 memorable years in our Careers In Nonprofits history.


1. September 14th, 2006 – “Welcome Home” – Our then team of 2 people move into a little downtown Chicago office. The mission begins

2. 2008 – The “Great Recession” hits the American economy. This moment in time proves to be our most challenging in company history. But, teaches our most important lesson yet – “How to find resilience”

3. 2009 – Amidst the struggles, our 2nd branch in Washington, D.C. opens to the nonprofit sector

4. 2010 – An all-new way for job-seekers to achieve their dreams… CAREER MAPPING workshops begin

5. 2012 – President and Founder, Nurys Pedersen launches the #ILoveMyJob movement – encouraging job-seekers to say YES – ONLY to roles that speak to their heart

6. 2015 – A 1st Best of Staffing win

7. 2016 – ‘A Decade of Service’

8. 2017 – “Go West” – they said.  Careers In Nonprofits joins forces with nonprofit sector of California.  Our SAN FRANCISCO branch opens its doors for the first time.

9. 2018 – Careers In Nonprofits is named by FORBES as one of America’s Best Recruitment Firms

10. 2018 – “Make Your Mark” the nonprofit manual for job-seekers is released nationwide

11. 2018 – Over 217 nonprofits served – 2018 becomes Careers In Nonprofits most impactful year yet

12. 2019 – GROWTHtrack webinar launches – Personal Development for Your Professional Progress. A self-care focused webinar assisting candidates with overcoming personal challenges in life and work

13. 2019 – Careers In Nonprofits wins Best of Staffing for the 5th consecutive year – earning DIAMOND STATUS recognition from ClearlyRated – an honor reserved for the top staffing firms in the United States


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