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Nonprofit Hiring Guide: How to Conduct a Strategic and Equitable Search

Leadership transitions are difficult. If your nonprofit is understaffed or otherwise under-resourced, you may be tempted to respond to transitions by hiring a new executive as quickly as possible. However, skipping or truncating the search process rarely produces an ideal result. 

To ensure your next leader is well-positioned to move your organization forward, you need to take a step back and assess your strategic direction.

In this white paper, you’ll learn: 

  • Why the hiring process is the perfect time to evaluate your organization’s strategic needs
  • How to conduct an in-depth discovery process that uncovers the competencies you truly require
  • The importance of reviewing the role and recruitment tools through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • What it takes to attract a talented and diverse candidate pool
  • How to mitigate the impact of implicit biases and rate candidates objectively