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For Job Hunters: 3 Ways to Stay Relevant During the Summer Doldrums (Even Summer 2020)

Sara Garlick Lundberg

[This article was originally published here (in DRG’s blog) on 08/23/2018. It was refreshed in August 2020 and first appeared in Sara Garlick’s LinkedIn on 08/18/2020]   I’m taking a moment to refresh this post. If you’re job hunting now and feeling the strain, I hear you. These are unprecedented times to say the least. […]

Career Transitions, Job Search

Think Now’s Not A Good Time to Switch Jobs? Here’s What I Learned by Making the Leap During the Crisis

Jessica Hammerman

Think Now’s Not A Good Time to Switch Jobs? Here’s What I Learned by Making the Leap During the Crisis   [This article was originally published by Jessica Hammerman in LinkedIn on 06/21/2020]   Turning the challenges of a new job into team-building opportunities. I joined DRG Talent Advisory Group at the beginning of the Covid […]

Job Search, Nonprofit Management

Gen Z: Ready to crush your quarantine goals? – Our tips for keeping a healthy, productive routine while WFH

Yasmine Coccoli, Eva Dunphy

Gen Z: Ready to crush your quarantine goals? Our tips for keeping a healthy, productive routine while WFH   Self-isolation and quarantine is most likely not what you envisioned when you embarked upon your first official year of adulting. Like many of us new to the professional workspace, WFH is an unfamiliar concept that immediately […]

Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

Making the Most of Work from Home: An Interview with My Favorite Space Therapist

Sara Garlick Lundberg

[This article was originally published in Sara Garlick Lundberg’s LinkedIn on 03/13/2020]   Joy Stephan spends her days helping people understand how space influences work. She has a background in organizational change management and uses her understanding of human behavior and decision making, along with her experience in real estate, to help employers and landlords understand […]

Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

Power Hour: Career Pivot – DRG Webinar

Natascha Guerrero

Power Hour: Career Pivot Making a Career Pivot – Developing your Story, Networking Mindset, and Interview Strategy   Join executive coach Sasha McDowell, Founder of Epicycle Group, and DRG Search Consultant Sara Lundberg for a workshop designed to help you lay the foundation for a career pivot. Whether you are looking for a role more […]

Career Transitions, Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

Good Question

Sarah Raful Whinston

Good Question About the importance of meaning what you say When I was a teenager, people started saying the word “like.” I’m not sure if it had anything to do with Clueless or Beverly Hills 90210, but the word “like” suddenly took on a different meaning. Sometimes I remember saying, “Do you like like Full […]

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 […]

Building a Search Commitee, Career Transitions, Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

When a Question Becomes a Statement

Sarah Raful Whinston

When a Question Becomes a Statement Standing out as a candidate “Prepare 10 questions. You and I both know that you won’t probably get a chance to ask all 10 questions but prepare 10 questions. Remember, your questions usually say more about you than your answers.” When I prepare candidates for interviews for jobs, this […]

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 […]

Career Transitions, Interviewing for a Position, Job Search

How to Excel in A Phone Interview with A Nonprofit Recruiter

DRG staff

If you want to move to the next level of the hiring process for a position in nonprofit, one of the most important things you can do is leave a positive first impression in a phone interview with a nonprofit recruiter. Associate recruiters are usually the first to begin reaching out to potential candidates during […]