Why You Don’t Want this Job!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

At Benetech, we’re looking for only the best of the best to take on the leadership of our Human Rights Program. That’s why I’ve come up with this “anti job description.” Why You Don’t Want this Job: You’ll have to show you have a unique combination of both social justice and technology cred; You’ll probably be paid half of what you’d be worth to a for-profit company; You’ll have to travel to both developing countries and Washington, D.C.

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Six Critical Leadership Moments

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”?

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Tech Is Everyone's Job

NTEN

Technology is everyone’s job because being an effective organization making real progress towards the mission is everyone’s job. Leadership Leadership Organizational Culture staffing tech leadership tech management Amy Sample Ward. NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network. Let’s face it: It’s 2015. Technology is a central part of how we do our work, communicate, and even fundraise.

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Coach Campbell's Leadership Principles And Winning Approach

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Authored by Eric Schmidt , Jonathan Rosenberg , and Alan Eagle , they share that from Steve Jobs and Dick Costolo to Larry Page and Sundar Pichai, these big names in Silicon Valley give credit to Campbell for much of their success. Free employees to do their jobs and to make decisions.

Introducing the 2021 Classy Awards Leadership Council

Classy

The collective knowledge of our Leadership Council makes the Classy Awards a distinction unlike any other. Learn more about these thought leaders and their respective areas of expertise in the following breakdown of our 2021 Leadership Council. Job Opportunities Task Force.

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Plan A Monthly Job Learning Day

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When everyone knows how each job/position on your team fits together, your team can accomplish so much more. Schedule your job learning days for once a month and have your employees meet with different partners each time. Odds are as well that most employees will learn that their co-workers' jobs are more difficult than they might have originally thought. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Job Learning Job Sharing Leadership

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Five Critical Cultural Fit Job Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you? Advisory Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Interview Questions Job Interview LeadershipIf you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit.

Kristy Giandomenico, Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.

Nonprofit Talent

Job Title and Organization: Programs Assistant, Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. Tell us about your cool job. As the Programs Assistant, a lot of my focus is on two of our programs: Community Leadership Course for Veterans (CLCV) and Leadership Development Initiative (LDI).

The New Method Of Leadership Thinking

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Therefore, this book shares a new method of leadership thinking – the Phoenix Encounter – relevant to all organizations in today’s ever-changing environment. His words when he assumed the CEO job in 2000 to his staff was, “In our present situation, we are Toyota if cars were to disappear.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Flashback to this post from early 2015 : After reading nearly 40 books about leadership released this year, my pick for the very best new leadership book of 2014 is, The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up , by Chris Van Gorder.

Best New Leadership And Business Book Of 2020

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This time each year, I select my pick for best new leadership and business book for the year. Magnuson : I've spent the last decade working in corporate leadership development, so I've seen how hungry young professionals are.

How To Spot A Leader During A Job Interview

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are interviewing a candidate and you want to access their leadership skills, consider asking the candidate these questions: What personal qualities define you as a leader? Give an example of when you demonstrated good leadership. Describe a situation in which you had to change your leadership style to achieve the goal? One leadership skill is the ability to accommodate different views in the workplace, regardless of what they are.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Flashback to this post from early 2015 : After reading nearly 40 books about leadership released this year, my pick for the very best leadership book for 2014 is, The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up , by Chris Van Gorder.

4 Nonprofit Volunteer Leadership Techniques

TechImpact

Leadership is a trait found in so few people it’s awe worthy when witnessed. The rest of must work at leadership. If a volunteer need to work remotely, trust they will get their job done. The post 4 Nonprofit Volunteer Leadership Techniques appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. True leaders are naturals. The lead because it is all they know. We must take time out of days to ensure we are being the effective leaders.

More Great Leadership Lessons From The 5 Levels Of Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Maxwell ’s book, The 5 Levels of Leadership. It’s one of my favorite and most useful books about leadership. Some of the real gems from the book are: A leader’s job is not to know everything but to attract people who know things that he or she does not.

5 Ways Nonprofit Leadership Should Engage With Employees

TechImpact

Image courtesy of Strategic Leadership Resources. It is important that your nonprofit’s leadership core is involved not only when their management skills are needed, but for when their people skills are needed, too. Bottom line is, if your leadership team isn’t heavily involved with your organization, isn’t transparent, and doesn’t know most of the staff, it will be difficult to make a serious impact. Kick off employee giving by having your leadership team give first.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My thought going into Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was “Do we really need another remake of a film?” There were also plenty of leadership lessons in Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. . Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. Be willing to adapt to your audience – Leadership lessons from Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle Click To Tweet. Life and leadership are messy.

The Best Places To Hold A Job Interview

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Also, because most employees can only be successful in their jobs in different locations as well, it makes sense to witness your candidates in different settings. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Hire Hiring How To Hire Interview Interviewing Leadership

The Three Places To Interview Job Candidates

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Also, because most employees can only be successful in their jobs in different locations as well, it makes sense to witness your candidates in different settings. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Interviewing Interviewing Candidates Leaders LeadershipOne of the reasons you want to interview people in three different places is that candidates will usually be at their very best in the first interview (likely in your office ).

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Building A Nonprofit Leadership Team That Works

TechImpact

On top of all that, depending on the size of your nonprofit, you’re responsible for assembling a leadership team. The reason is, those with the qualifications to constitute their position on a leadership team bring a wealth of experience, ideas, talent, and sometimes a little bit of an ego to the table as well. Here are a few tips to help you the next time you’re building a leadership team. Leadership leadership nonprofit nonprofits

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Critical Questions To Ask New Employees Within Their First 90 Days On The Job

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What do you like about the job and the organization so far? Tell me what you don’t understand about your job and about our organization now that you’ve had a month to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty.

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Leadership Lessons From The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite leadership lesson takeaways include: Personal Progress : Most leaders miss the fact that every employee possesses a latent willingness to change. Your job as the leader is to connect the new business need with an opportunity for personal progress.

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The art of effective digital workplaces: Communication styles

Charity Village

Careers and Job Search Human Resources Leadership Management & Governance Personal Development Workplace IssuesWant to learn more about how to effectively communicate with your team? We’ve partnered with Keela and Imagine Canada to present a free webinar on May 20.

Learning from lived experience creates potential for self love

Charity Village

Careers and Job Search Human Resources Leadership Management & Governance Personal Development Workplace IssuesWe often refer to the lived experience of those who access service, but what about the lived experience of those who offer it?

Insights From The Authors Of The Leadership Book, Step Up

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”?

How To Access A Job Candidate's Leadership Skills

Eric Jacobson

The next time you are interviewing a candidate and you want to access their leadership skills, consider asking the candidate these questions : What personal qualities define you as a leader? Give an example of when you demonstrated good leadership. Describe a situation in which you had to change your leadership style to achieve the goal? One leadership skill is the ability to accommodate different views in the workplace, regardless of what they are.

How to Maintain Strong Leadership in Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

As the next generation of young nonprofit professionals gears up to take on new management positions, it’s imperative that you have a strong, ongoing leadership development program in place. It won’t happen overnight, but having an effective leadership training program is an essential part of your organization’s longevity and prosperity. Determine your leadership needs. You can then evaluate any gaps you may have in your leadership, now or in the near future.

The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Building resilience with Komal Minhas

Charity Village

Careers and Job Search Leadership Management & Governance Personal Development PodCastWe’re so busy taking care of everything that often we forget to take care of ourselves first.

Schedule Job Learning Days For Your Employees

Eric Jacobson

When everyone knows how each job/position on your team fits together, your team can accomplish so much more. Schedule your job learning days for once a month and have your employees meet with different partners each time. Odds are as well that most employees will learn that their co-workers'' jobs are more difficult than they might have originally thought. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Job Sharing

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The Leadership Playbook Of Bill Campbell

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Authored by Eric Schmidt , Jonathan Rosenberg , and Alan Eagle , they share that from Steve Jobs and Dick Costolo to Larry Page and Sundar Pichai, these big names in Silicon Valley give credit to Campbell for much of their success. Free employees to do their jobs and to make decisions. The primary job of each leader is to help people be more effective in their job and to grow and develop.

The Classiest "I Lost My Job" Email

Eric Jacobson

A former co-worker learned last week that his job will be eliminated next month. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Job Loss Leadership The email he sent to his customers, former customers, colleagues, former colleagues and friends is by far the classiest, most authentic, heartfelt I''ve ever seen. Below are excerpts from his email. Talk about class! "If If you are receiving this " special email " you have made an impact on my career.

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Seven Questions To Ask When Checking Job Candidate References

Eric Jacobson

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking job candidate references. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Job References LeadershipRyan serves on the board of Yale Corporation, Human Rights Watch, and INSEAD , and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and a M.B.A from INSEAD.

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The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Collecting Courage Part 2

Charity Village

Careers and Job Search Diversity Human Resources Leadership Management & Governance Personal Development PodCastIn Part 2 of Collecting Courage, we invited several white leaders in the sector to talk about how to be real and active allies for anti-racism work.

Apply Now for the World's Best Museum Job: Mine.

Museum 2.0

The job announcement is live now , accepting applications on a rolling basis. If an amazing leadership opportunity is on your wish list this holiday season, I hope you'll apply. When you check out the job description , you'll see the MAH is not looking for museum-director-as-usual. But it is my honor and pleasure to tell you what a great job it is (and to answer any questions you might have). Hey, you. Yeah you, generous community builder. You, brilliant manager.

Design for active learning: Tips for nonprofit facilitators

Charity Village

Careers and Job Search Human Resources Leadership Management & Governance Professional Development

Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

Eric Jacobson

Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Sostrin : Beyond the Job Description represents two fundamental truths about the world of work. First, whether we realize it or not, our standard job descriptions only tell part of the story about the demands we face at work.

The fundamentals of a sustainable nonprofit: A free webinar series

Charity Village

Careers and Job Search Fundraising Governance Human Resources Leadership Management & Governance Operations Professional Development Strategic planning Workplace IssuesThe pandemic continues to throw new challenges at us every day.

Step Up Book Authors Talk About Leadership And Leadership Moments

Eric Jacobson

The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. And, before you start to read the book, you can take (via a QR code in the book) a fifteen-minute online Step Up Leadership Assessment , which will give you instant feedback on your leadership readiness and point you to the most relevant chapters in the book. Some of the moments are counter-intuitive and will contradict some of the prevailing wisdom about leadership.

What Nonprofit CEOs and Trustees Do the Best Job Leading on Social Media Channels?

Beth Kanter

For the past few years, Social CEOs has recognized nonprofit leaders who are doing a good job on social media. I also t each this workshop for emerging nonprofit leaders – since having an online personal brand as part of your leadership skills is now essential. In October, I will be teaching a master class at the International Fundraising Congress. So, I’m always delighted to see programs that encourage nonprofit leaders to embrace social media. Leadership

Seven Questions To Ask When Checking Job Candidate References

Eric Jacobson

Checking References Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Interviewing Job Searching Awhile ago, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. Ryan serves on the board of Yale Corporation, Human Rights Watch, and INSEAD , and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and a M.B.A from INSEAD.

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Schedule A Job Learning Day For Your Employees

Eric Jacobson

When everyone knows how each job/position on your team fits together, your team can accomplish so much more. Schedule your job learning days for once a month and have your employees meet with different partners each time. Odds are as well that most employees will learn that their co-workers'' jobs are more difficult than they might have originally thought. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Job Descriptions

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Job Opportunities - Bio Ventures for Global Health

Forum One

BIO Ventures for Global Health ( BVGH ) is a very interesting and innovative group focusing on key global health issues, and they have some important job openings. Their current openings include: Director of Communications : an experienced communications strategist responsible for the leadership and management of BVGH’s Communications.

Leadership in Times of Transition

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Seth Cothrun Class 9, American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center. I recently returned from New York City, where I was able to spend two incredible days with 72 fellow global nonprofit leaders selected to attend the fourth annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit. The theme of the summit was Leadership in Times of Transition. This is especially true when you change careers, or you change jobs, or you change CEOs.