Career

Advance in Your Fundraising Career by Following Three Simple Steps

Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE

When I first entered the wonderful world of philanthropy back in the dark ages (before email, can you believe that?), I realized if I wanted to advance in this career (and I did want that) I simply had to follow the same three steps I followed when I advanced rapidly in my banking career. They are simple steps, but not necessarily easy—they require some work on your part. The three steps are...

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How to Retain and Engage Your Millennial Fundraisers

Dane Shumak, CFRE

I’m a millennial – the generation of the lazy, the entitled, the disloyal, the rebellious, and the perennially dissatisfied. If you’re nodding your head, perhaps based on a millennial you know, work with closely, or have raised, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you’re wrong. Millennials are fantastically engaged, hungry for success, and easy to please.

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Why Write for CharityChannel?

Stephen C. Nill, JD

CharityChannel is known for its articles contributed by busy nonprofit practitioners like you. I'm writing to let you know that we've just opened the CharityChannel Contributor's Panel to new members for a limited time.

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Do's and Don'ts for a Successful Nonprofit CEO Search

Michele Hickey

As executive search consultants, we’ve seen and worked through a lot of scenarios, from navigating the succession of a dynamic organization founder to reorganization and replacement of an ineffective, short-term chief executive. There is no single right way to approach a chief executive search and transition. That said, we do observe certain truisms that serve boards well regardless of the specifics of their situation. In this article, we cover the most important truisms.

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