Does Your Candidate Need the Skills You Think?

by Traci L. McClellan-Sorell Senior Consultant The Moran Company “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” When your organization launches the search for its next executive leader, the Board, staff and key stakeholders often have definite skills in mind that person should possess. Many times, all three have similar items on their lists. But where does that … Continue reading Does Your Candidate Need the Skills You Think?

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Nonprofit Interviewing: Legal Questions for Interviews

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed President The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives”   When hiring a new nonprofit executive director, usually Board members are involved in the interview process. Many have good hiring experience. However, some need basic instruction on what questions to avoid. At The Moran Company, we work with Boards and … Continue reading Nonprofit Interviewing: Legal Questions for Interviews

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How Long Does a Typical Nonprofit Executive Search Take?

by Laurie Minx Director of Client Relations The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives”   One of the questions we often receive from organizations is how long a typical nonprofit executive search takes. The timing of a search is very important. We like to allow enough time to complete a comprehensive recruitment process while … Continue reading How Long Does a Typical Nonprofit Executive Search Take?

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Nonprofit Executive Search: How to Work with Internal Candidates

by William J. Moran, J.D., M.S.Ed.  President The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives”   So you are beginning a search for a new nonprofit Executive Director. That is the most important role that a Board can undertake. New leadership always has weighty implications for any organization. Individuals from within the nonprofit (internal candidates) … Continue reading Nonprofit Executive Search: How to Work with Internal Candidates

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Nonprofit Executive Search: How Is Salary Range Determined?

by Laurie Minx Director of Client Relations The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives”   When a nonprofit organization begins a search for a new Executive Director or Development Director, one of the questions we get is how to determine the salary range. This is an important consideration because it determines the quality and … Continue reading Nonprofit Executive Search: How Is Salary Range Determined?

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Remote Staffing: A Definite Trend in Nonprofit Executive Search

by Mary Ontko, MPA, CFRE Senior Consultant The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” Have you noticed?  It seems that more and more employers are offering remote work opportunities for their staff. Here at The Moran Company, we’ve noticed this trend first hand. Just this year alone, several of our nonprofit clients who partner … Continue reading Remote Staffing: A Definite Trend in Nonprofit Executive Search

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Get the New Nonprofit Executive Director Onboard: The Critical Period After Selection

by Bruce A. Scott, Senior Consultant The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” So your nonprofit board has successfully hired a new executive director, and everyone on the board and staff are ready to move forward.  But is the new executive director ready?  On their first anniversary will s/he say “Thanks to my board, I … Continue reading Get the New Nonprofit Executive Director Onboard: The Critical Period After Selection

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Planning the Departure of a Long-Standing Nonprofit Executive Director (CEO)

by Bill Craig, Senior Consultant The Moran Company  “We Find Great Nonprofit Executives” Throughout the course of my career, I served as CEO of a nonprofit for 22 years. After this long tenure, my transition took careful planning. Based on my experience and the advice given to me, I have put together some thoughts on best … Continue reading Planning the Departure of a Long-Standing Nonprofit Executive Director (CEO)

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