When looking for potential hires, it’s easy for nonprofit recruiters to dismiss those candidates who have exclusively for-profit business experience. But don’t be so hasty: for-profit people are people too, and can often add lasting value to your venture.
Evaluating a candidate should involve more than simply perusing their personal job history. Will her “bottom-line” experience help increase revenue and cut excess, advancing your nonprofit’s mission? Does his personal history underline his future commitment to your cause?
Click the link below for more information on what to look for when considering diverse hires.
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