Yet fundraisers—even highly experienced ones—often bungle the online interview, executive recruiters say. Here are tips from recruiters and search committee participants to help you prepare for your next interview.
While your résumé highlights your experience and qualifications—the “hard” skills that you possess—your cover letter offers the hiring manager insights into your passion and suitability for the organization’s mission.
CFOs and CDOs should recognize the different demands of their jobs and the likelihood that they will have different orientations and personalities, and to see these as complementary strengths rather than as a reason for conflict.
As a candidate, crafting a good resume makes it easier for a client to readily recognize your strengths and fit for a role. The following guidelines will help you create a strong resume that puts your skills and experience front and center.
The strongest candidates will not view an interview as a test but rather as the first step in establishing a relationship. According to dozens of development leaders who have hired hundreds of frontline fundraisers, the in-person interview is the most…
Kathleen Loehr shares insights with 150 DonorSearch class attendees about engaging women donors, including why research is not enough to enact results, where new behaviors in how we approach women supporters are needed, and how to get started.
There is no perfect professional pathway. You will make mistakes along the way. But these tips offer guidance for young professionals to smooth their path to creating a more satisfying professional career.
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