Impact Search Advisors

December 1, 2020
talent acquisition management

CEO DEPARTURES – THE MOST IMPORTANT TRANSITIONS YOUR ORGANIZATION WILL FACE

If you google leadership turnover in nonprofits, chances are you will find several resources, surveys and reports to make a compelling case for why CEO departures are higher than they have been in almost a decade. A recent report however may shift your thinking on why CEOs of nonprofits is not only critical during these challenging economic times, but turnover at the C-Suite level is inevitable if an organization is to survive. […]
December 3, 2020
outsourcing hr

THE SURPRISING WAY MOST NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE SEARCHES GO WRONG

We appreciate go-getters—those self-motivated people who work with passion and initiative, who move forward with confidence and unstoppable drive. But when faced with big, important decisions—the ones that impact your entire organization and its future—pausing to do a little (or a lot) of planning goes a long way. Unfortunately, when it comes to the executive search process, we’ve seen nonprofits stumble before they even start. […]
December 3, 2020
human resources outsourcing companies

SHOULD YOU RUN YOUR NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE SEARCH INTERNALLY?

An organization is only as effective as its leadership. Here at Nonprofit HR, we partner with nonprofits to find passionate people who will further their organization’s missions. Executive search is a big part of what we do, and we feel strongly that most nonprofits could benefit greatly from building a strong relationship with an executive search that understands their needs and challenges. […]
December 4, 2020
talent acquisition recruiter

7 STAY INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO ASK C-SUITE EXECUTIVES

An organization is only as effective as its leadership. Here at Nonprofit HR, we partner with nonprofits to find passionate people who will further their organization’s missions. Executive search is a big part of what we do, and we feel strongly that most nonprofits could benefit greatly from building a strong relationship with an executive search that understands their needs and challenges. […]
December 4, 2020
hr outsourcing services

10 SELF-CARE TIPS FOR THE FAST-FLYING EXECUTIVE

I see it every day when interviewing leaders for mission-driven C-suite positions — the executive who will not rest until the job is done. When interviewing, I focus on the full person. Yes, my primary goal during these conversations is to uncover key leadership traits, but I also look for insights on the candidate’s take on life outside of leadership. In these conversations, I often find that many executives talk about unplugging as a negative thing instead of a welcome opportunity to recharge! […]
December 4, 2020
human resources outsourcing services

COPING WITH PTED: POST TRAUMATIC EXECUTIVE DISORDER

After months of mediation, performance improvement plans, recalibration, blood, sweat and tears, the (seemingly) inevitable has occurred: your nonprofit organization’s toxic leader has resigned. Like something akin to a divorce, there are combined feelings of relief, abandonment, disappointment and uncertainty, and that’s just among the board of directors. […]
December 4, 2020
top hr consulting firms

DID YOUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JUST RESIGN?

An unexpected resignation from a nonprofit CEO gives ‘shock and awe’ a brand new meaning. But it happens all the time. Leaders who have been at the helm of an organization anywhere from 6 months to several decades might suddenly need to resign for personal or professional reasons. If this were to happen at your organization, would you be prepared for that ‘shock and awe’ moment whether intentional or unforeseen? […]
December 4, 2020
hr talent acquisition

LEADERSHIP SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR TALENT RETENTION

From my experience, most executive leaders, and especially those with bleeding hearts for their causes, want to partner with and inspire their teams. Most want their employees to thrive and to see staff reinforce their organization’s brand values. Most want to understand who their employees are on a personal level and spend time engaging with them. […]
December 4, 2020
human resource consulting firms

MILLENNIALS IN THE C-SUITE

By 2020, Millennials are expected to account for 50% of the global workforce and 75% by 2025. Yet millennials, the generation loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 2000, get a bad rap in the workplace. We have all heard many of the stereotypes, ‘they are lazy, entitled, too forward/ambitious for their own good.’ Ready or not, the change is here and a majority millennial workforce will likely spark an evolution of the executive role. […]