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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. OUR STORY: 1. September 14th, 2006 – “Welcome Home” – Our then team of 2

Hook, Line, & Offer: How to Catch and Keep Your Top Talent

Today, more than ever, job seekers find themselves in the driver’s seat. This candidate-driven market is powerfully changing the way organizations must attract, recruit, and retain their top talent. In this piece we give you our best advice on how to more effectively attract talent, and keep them at your organization. Attraction: As a hiring

Careers In Nonprofits wins 5th consecutive Best of Staffing award

CHICAGO, IL – Careers In Nonprofits, a leading employment agency in the nonprofit sector, is excited to announce that they have won Clearly Rated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Clearly Rated’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to

19 Benefits Behind Temporary Staffing

To temp or not to temp?  That is the question… Believe it or not, temporary staffing opportunities are stocked with employee advantages.  And whether you’re seeking a nonprofit career change, or re-entering the workforce after some time away; you may discover that a few of these 19 temporary staffing benefits can bring you closer to

How This Candidate Landed Her Dream Role

Whether it’s The Windy City, The City by the Bay, or our nation’s capital; Careers In Nonprofits recruiters work to place the best people with the best causes across the country. This week, Careers In Nonprofits Alumnus, Estefany Paniagua-Pardo dropped by—and we asked her some questions about her dream placement with the HACU National Internship

6 Insider Tips on nonprofit hiring you should know

Nonprofit hiring season has arrived, and staffing your organization in a seamless and effective manner takes high priority. Here are 6 things you need to do—to help make your hiring process in 2019 a great success. Where your job is advertised.  In this digital age, there are many platforms available to advertise your job posting.  Be

Nonprofit Recruiters vs “Regular” Recruiters: Finding the Candidates with Passion

First Day Excitement Brian had been waiting for his first day at his new job since he received his offer letter. The opportunity to work at a nonprofit that advocated for children with learning disabilities, was a gift. With two children of his own, both struggling in school due to their own learning disabilities, he

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Job searching 101: Working for a nonprofit

Many people are interested in working for nonprofits, but may not have a clear understanding of what a nonprofit work environment is like. While professional workplaces in every sector have a lot in common, there are some ways in which working for a nonprofit can be unique. “Nonprofits tend to be very collaborative,” says CNP

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Job searching 101: Your first day

Once you land a job, there’s a whole new minefield waiting for you: your first day! But don’t worry. CNP Managing Director Shannon Deamer has a few tips to help you rock that first day. “First, ask what the appropriate work attire is,” she recommends. “If you’re not sure, wear business attire and clarify with

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Job searching 101: Acing the interview

Job interviews are famously nerve-wracking! In what is already a stressful process, they may feel overwhelming. We wanted to share a little cheat sheet full of tips to help you ace your interview every time. Out of all the tips on our cheat sheet, and other tips from dozens of online articles, what do we