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Why Next Stage Is The Right Talent Search Partner

Why Next Stage Is The Right Talent Search Partner

by Tanya Varanelli We hear from nonprofit organizations all the time about their challenges in recruiting strong candidates for critical roles. Having spent my career in talent recruitment, I know what it takes to develop relationships with skilled, mission-driven...
Relational Marketing Key to Sourcing Nonprofit Talent

Relational Marketing Key to Sourcing Nonprofit Talent

by Josh Jacobson As I wrote in The Biscuit earlier this year, the once robust pipeline of professionals seeking roles in our area nonprofit organizations has slowed considerably. When I arrived to Charlotte in 2008, there were few job openings – organizations were...
Giving the Position Description a Facelift

Giving the Position Description a Facelift

by Tanya Varanelli Finding and securing the best nonprofit talent is at its heart a marketing effort. Organizations often begin recruiting for a new role by thinking about what type of candidates will apply. First, we should consider that a strong position description...
Nonprofits & Pay For Performance? You Betcha.

Nonprofits & Pay For Performance? You Betcha.

by Josh Jacobson It’s time we got comfortable with a once-taboo subject: providing increased compensation and bonus for the employees of nonprofit organizations based on individual performance. But to do it, we need to talk about KPIs. KPI stands for Key...
What Is Up with the Nonprofit Talent in Charlotte?

What Is Up with the Nonprofit Talent in Charlotte?

by Josh Jacobson It’s tough out there folks. We hear from organizations all the time about their challenges in recruiting suitable candidates for critical roles. Where once there appeared to be an abundance, there now seems to be a trickle. What gives? We have a...
Doubling Down on Talent

Doubling Down on Talent

by Josh Jacobson As noted in our recent blog post, Next Stage is making a commitment to strengthening nonprofits throughout the Charlotte region with a renewed focus on implementation – marrying game-changing strategy with strengthened structure, talent and culture to...
On The Move at Next Stage

On The Move at Next Stage

By Josh Jacobson It was really just a kernel of an idea – what if we could develop a program for the founders of emerging nonprofit organizations that would impart all the important stuff they need to be successful. I’d wrestled with it for a number of months before...
Reflections on the Summer Fellowship with Next Stage

Reflections on the Summer Fellowship with Next Stage

by Ellie Pennybacker As my summer comes to an end, I cannot express my gratitude strongly enough. Josh, Caylin, and the entirety of the Next Stage team have made this experience so enriching. By letting me jump right in, sit in on meetings, and help where I could,...
#NonprofitBookClub: New Power

#NonprofitBookClub: New Power

By Caylin Haldeman When I started #NonprofitBookClub earlier this year, I hoped to use this platform as an opportunity to drive conversations and engage with others who are reading about nonprofits, community and social justice. In my last post, reviewing Winners Take...
What Use is Strategy Without Implementation?

What Use is Strategy Without Implementation?

By Josh Jacobson The title of this post is both rhetorical and practical – what good are solutions if we don’t have the capacity to see them through? For a firm focused on transformative strategy and thought leadership, it is a quandary and constant consideration. We...