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Nonprofit Management

Organizational Change Management is an Essential Part of Any Nonprofit Governance Strategy

Jordan Haberfield

Change is never easy. There is an emotional response that comes when people need to change their processes and you can always expect a certain degree of resistance. Whenever a change is on the horizon, a plan should already be in place to mitigate risk, placate fear and allow for a smooth and successful transition. […]

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Forbes names DRG SEARCH in “Best Executive Recruiting Firms”

DRG SEARCH has been named by Forbes as one of the top executive recruiting firms in the country, ranking in its annual “Best Executive Recruiting Firms” list for the second consecutive year. DRG SEARCH has been named as one of the top executive search firms that works exclusively with nonprofits. Forbes’ annual publication is based […]

First Year on the Job, Onboarding

How (not) to Lose an Employee in 10 Days

Sarah Raful Whinston

I recently placed an Executive Director in a fantastic organization. As her first day came closer I remembered my time as a Director of Talent Development, where onboarding and welcoming were my greatest priorities. Hiring is just the first step. According to a study from the Society for Human Resource Management[1] (SHRM) “one-third of approximately […]

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The Nonprofit Tech Community is Like No Other

Jordan Haberfield

The Nonprofit Tech Community is Like No Other   It started with learning about the gender-neutral bathrooms, the lactation rooms, the worship room, the pronoun tags on the badges and the huge hug I got from the head of the conference (whom I’ve never met). This was not your normal conference.  But this was only […]

Fundraising, Nonprofit Boards, Nonprofit Management

Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony is a Warning Call to Nonprofits

Jordan Haberfield

As data privacy concerns have taken the forefront in tech news lately, no company has been under the microscope more than Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. Technology firms, especially those in the social media space, have avoided any sort of government regulation to-date. Sure, there’s been a lot to chuckle about for the past […]

DRG News, Nonprofit Management

“Harassment in Nonprofits” – Introducing DRG’s webinar!

Natascha Guerrero

Harassment in nonprofits Best practices to ensure your organization is a safe work environment As the stories about harassment in the corporate workplace fill the headlines, we recognize how impactful these issues are on employees and organizations throughout the nonprofit sector.  DRG Search consultants have been contacted by numerous clients  seeking resources regarding best practices. DRG Search is […]

Interview Prep, 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 […]

Nonprofit Boards, Nonprofit Management

Your Nonprofit Board Needs More Technology Expertise

Jordan Haberfield

If you are running a nonprofit organization, either as an executive or as a board member, give some thought as to how many people, at the board level, have technology experience and understand how it plays a role in the growth of your organization and the advancement of your cause.  According to a report by […]

Hiring & Recruitment, Leadership, Selecting A CEO

CEO: Redefined

David Hinsley Cheng

A decade ago, leaders were perhaps easier to define. In the days of contracts or fee-for-service reimbursements, boards relied on a steady hand at the top, a CEO with solid long-term experience in the IDD sector, skilled at overseeing all elements of his or her agency, from contracts to quality assurance to human resources to […]

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Welcoming Jordan Haberfield!

Natascha Guerrero

Welcome Aboard Jordan Haberfield! Jordan Haberfield joins DRG Search as a Search Consultant specializing in CTO, COO and CIO searches. His practice will focus on the nonprofit Technology and Arts & Culture spaces. He has a 20+ year career in executive search, having run his own firm for 13 years and having spent time leading recruiting […]