Considering and Evaluating Internal Candidates for Senior-Level Nonprofit Positions
Summary Internal candidates surface in nearly one-third of searches for senior nonprofit roles. We offer some practical advice on how to evaluate internal candidates—and what to do if the internal candidate is not the best person for the job. A senior manager announces that she’s leaving, and one of her high-performing direct reports comes to [...]
SUMMARY Since leaving college, Kevin Washington has spent his entire professional career within the Y network. In February 2015, he became the CEO of the Y-USA and is the organization’s first African-American CEO. In this Q&A, Washington reflects on what it means to be a YMCA leader and the strong role diversity and inclusion will [...]
Summary In our new series “CEO Perspectives” we explore the experiences of an individual leader, sharing how s/he overcomes challenges and navigates his or her role within an organization. This issue we feature a conversation with Dan Cardinali, the president of Communities in Schools (CIS), in which he shares how he approaches his role, hires [...]
Summary Looking back on her work as the CEO and co-founder of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting high-impact entrepreneurs, Linda Rottenberg points to one thing that shaped all phases of Endeavor’s development: its people. In this “CEO Perspectives,” Rottenberg shares how engaging and leveraging highly talented individuals has influenced the [...]
Summary Recruiting, retaining, and managing a diverse workforce at all levels of an organization is a significant priority for nonprofit leaders. The good news is that for nonprofit organizations committed to building diverse teams, there are some tactical steps that experts agree will help you conduct a successful search. When the Institute for Higher Education [...]
Transportation for Massachusetts (T4MA) has named transportation champion Chris Dempsey as its next Director, effective February 6, 2017. Click here to read the press release
Viewcrest Advisors is excited to announce that Donella Rapier will be joining BRAC USA this summer as President & CEO. Click here to read the press release.