DRG Resources Blog

Hiring & Recruitment, Talent Management

“Good Work, Girls”

Sara Garlick Lundberg

My colleague and I had nailed it, but the compliment lingered. That word “girls”– and the ease of its delivery to two grown women — made me feel like our presence in the boardroom was quaint, that we didn’t quite belong. I brushed it off, laughed even, and moved on, as I have after so […]

Hiring & Recruitment, Nonprofit Boards, Talent Management

You Should Be Hiring More Women: Here’s Why

Sara Garlick Lundberg

You Should Be Hiring More Women: Here’s Why   When news hit of the New York Stock Exchange appointing its first female leader[i] in its 226-year history, I read related LinkedIn posts with curiosity. I saw a man express, with frustration, “I’m so tired of this being news.” My response, along with those of my […]

Career Transitions, Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

For Job Hunters: 3 Simple Ways to Stay Relevant During the Summer Doldrums

Sara Garlick Lundberg

Job hunting can be anxiety inducing, especially during the hot and oft-slow summer months, but these last weeks are a great time to boost and recharge your hunt. Read on for three quick tips to help make the most of your days leading up to Labor Day: Reflect Take this sometimes-slow period to reflect on […]

Interviewing for a Position, Leadership

Three Mistakes Even High-Powered Women Make During Interviews

Sara Garlick Lundberg

I sit in on hundreds of interviews with executives each year, and I’m struck by how frequently skilled and strong women exhibit these three diminishing habits.  And they do so regardless of age, years of experience and seniority.   Minimizing Accomplishments Job hunting is a vulnerable place to be, and it’s natural for the minimizing […]

Hiring & Recruitment

How Lawyers Can Make or Break the Business of Doing Good

Sara Garlick Lundberg

Not long ago, while running the New York office of a children’s charity, I asked a lawyer to review a marketing agreement. We asked for a quick review, gently reminding the lawyer, who had come recommended by a trusted source, that we were a nonprofit and that we needed to be mindful of our expenses. […]

Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

5 Things I Tell Every Candidate Before an Interview

Sara Garlick Lundberg

Do your homework. This sounds like a no-brainer but it bears repeating. Show that you’ve invested time into understanding the opportunity in front of you by researching your prospective employer’s senior staff, finances, board, programs or business lines. If the organization or its key staff has been in the news or online discussions recently, know […]