20 Career Tips in Honor of AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary

April 10, 2014 | Comment (0)

As a national leadership development program which engages more than 80,000 Americans in service at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups, AmeriCorps has consistently attracted and developed generations of... Read More

The CEO Perspective: How Summer Search Changed Amy Saxton

January 23, 2014 | Comment (0)

In Summer Search, Amy Saxton found the potent combination of a professional challenge and a mission she couldn’t resist. Amy spent seven years in the nonprofit sector at Bridgespan, leading work to define growth strategies for youth-serving... Read More

An Uncommonly Good Year in Review

January 02, 2014 | Comment (0)

2013 was a time of growth, innovation, and insights for Commongood Careers. In our 8th year of operations, we continued to focus on serving the hiring needs of high-impact nonprofits, but we also took a step back to learn from our track record to... Read More

Five Tips for Hiring During the Holiday Season

November 25, 2013 | Comment (0)

For some organizations, it seems like the hiring process shuts down from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. While there are certain challenges to connecting with candidates at this time of year, there are still plenty of things hiring managers... Read More

Reflections from a Nonprofit’s First Director of Talent

August 30, 2013 | Comment (0)

This guest post is written by Brian Hughes, Director of Talent and Administration at the Center for Effective Philanthropy.

Between accepting the offer to join The Center for Effective Philanthropy and my first day on the job, our president,... Read More

My First Year as a Business Professional in the Nonprofit Sector

August 05, 2013 | Comment (0)

“Dear Candidate: Thank you for your interest in our organization.  While your qualifications were impressive, this was a highly competitive process, and we are not able to extend you an offer at this time…”

During the eight months it took to... Read More

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