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Top Deal Breakers That Cause Candidates to Turn Down a Job

Top Deal Breakers That Cause Candidates to Turn Down a Job

As a nonprofit staffing agency, it is so important for us at Careers In Nonprofits (CNP) to take a look at the top deal breakers that cause a candidate to turn down a job. By understanding these most common deal breakers, interviewers can prepare for and adjust their own strategy to make the hiring process

Success at Work, Wherever Work Is

The global pandemic has forever changed the way U.S. employees work. Remote work was an established business model before COVID-19 became part of our everyday vernacular. However, the last 14+ months have reinforced just how successful a remote work environment can be — even for companies that once resisted letting their staff members work from

Hiring at Nonprofits: How to Stop Missing out on Top Talent in a Candidate-Driven Market

The last 12+ months have demonstrated significant description across virtually every job market, including the nonprofit sector. Many nonprofits, struggling to keep their operations afloat amid global pandemic turbulence and economic downturns, reduced their workforce. Others maintained existing staff but were unable to bring in additional resources during the market upheavals. As a result, most

Nonprofit Job Descriptions

Nonprofit Job Descriptions: Tips to Get Your Position The Attention it Deserves

A clear, informative job description plays a critical role in the hiring process for any company. For nonprofits, the job description stakes can be exceptionally high. Many nonprofits have an already-spread-too-thin workforce that doesn’t have the time needed to focus on proactive recruiting methods. As a result, even the most urgent open opportunity can stay

Linda Zager

From Corporate America to Nonprofit President: A Look at Linda Zager’s Journey

CNP Talks with Back Office Cooperative President Linda Zager Nonprofits need employees who are passionate about their mission. To deliver on that mission, they also need sustainable business practices. We caught up with Linda Zager, President and CEO of The Back Office Cooperative, on her journey from Corporate America to serving the nonprofit sector to

Why Nonprofits Can’t Afford To Manage Their Own Hiring Process

Effective hiring at any company requires strategy and planning. No matter what the vertical, it’s critical to develop a recruiting process that optimizes results across multiple components, including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and onboarding candidates. However, for nonprofit organizations, the hiring stakes (and constraints) are especially high. Even the most dedicated nonprofit leaders can struggle to

5 Ways Boutique Nonprofit Staffing is Different From Large Firms

Finding a staffing agency that fits your needs isn’t always easy. But learning the difference separating large firms from nonprofit staffing boutiques—will help make your decision-making process a whole lot easier. In this article, you’ll discover why choosing a nonprofit staffing agency is what of the best decisions your nonprofit can make.   1. Think

Winning Interviews: 6 Things Nonprofits LOVE When Hiring

Living and working as a nonprofit staffing recruiter in San Francisco—Precious Woods works directly with some of the sector’s leading nonprofits and associations. She’s placed top nonprofit professionals with California 501(c)(3)’s such as: GLIDE, Californians for Safety & Justice, Lycee Francais de San Francisco, and the Eviction Defense Collaborative. 1. Prepare one or two mission-based

Getting a Job in Nonprofit Leadership—What Nonprofits Need to See

Living and working as a nonprofit staffing director in Washington DC—Kimmi Cantrell works directly with some of the sector’s leading nonprofits and associations. She’s placed rising Nonprofit Leaders with 501(c)(3)’s like the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Bat Conservation International, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, and Prison Fellowship International. 1. No one is 100% ready

19 Career Benefits: How Nonprofit Temping Can Lead to a Dream Job

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