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3/16/2011: Talent Management and Recruitment: What the Sector is Doing Wrong and How to Fix It

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Based on the 2011 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey, the sector finds its entry to mid-level positions from inside the organization but often goes outside the organization for senior and executive level positions. Is this the best approach and what does survey data reveal about sector talent management programs?


  • Objective 1: Developing talent within the organization is often better than outside recruitment
  • Objective 2: Current economic and generational patterns require strategy changes in order to recruit top talent
  • Objective 3: Ways to create leadership buy-in for new recruitment and training programs Wednesday Webinar series for nonprofit staff and board development. Offering strategy, planning, organizational development, branding, marketing, executive search, finance, fundraising, operations, and more.

Meet the Presenters: 

Dennis Sawyers

Dennis Sawyers has more than 15 years of human resources experience and serves as Nonprofit HR Solutions’ Talent Management Practice Leader. Before joining Nonprofit HR Solutions, he held the position of Senior Human Resources Manager at Booz Allen Hamilton, providing leadership on the full scope of human resources functions for the entire infrastructure of the firm. Dennis brings significant strength in recruitment and retention strategy development, performance management and employee development.

Heather Carpenter

Heather Carpenter has served as a nonprofit manager, consultant, speaker and trainer to nonprofit organizations for over seven years. Heather is currently pursuing her PhD in Leadership at the University of San Diego where she serves as Viterbi Family Doctoral Fellow and Research Assistant at the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit Research. She teaches and presents on a variety of topics in the nonprofit sector. Heather blogs about nonprofit leadership at Nonprofit Leadership 601 and she is a member of the National Campaign to Promote Nonprofit Sector Careers through the Nonprofit Sector Workforce Coalition.

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Nonprofit HR Solutions is one of the nation's only full-service human resources consulting firms dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of nonprofit organizations. Collectively, our senior management team brings over 100 years of combined, expert-level human resources experience to nonprofit organizations of all sizes. We have committed our entire practice to working specifically with mission-driven organizations to provide guidance in the areas of staffing and recruitment management; benefits and compensation management; HR audit management; policy development; employee relations and engagement; performance management; training and development; HR strategic planning/workforce planning; and organizational development.

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The Caster Family Center is part of the Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research at the University of San Diego. The mission of the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research is to provide research, evaluation, and consulting services that build the leadership and strategic- and evaluative-thinking capacity of local nonprofits as well as to be the leading source of information, data, and research on the local nonprofit sector.

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