Executive Search Success! Year Up’s Associate Director of Business Development for the National Capital Team!

  Pillar Search, a leading executive search firm working with nonprofit organizations, is pleased to announce the successful placement of Elizabeth (Beth) Guynn as Associate Director of Business Development with Year Up’s National Capital Region team.    Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults ages […]

New Search Announcement! Sales Director, Western Region for Year Up!

Pillar Search is pleased to have been selected by Year Up to manage their search for the Sales Director, Western Region.  For more information on this excited opportunity, or for immediate consideration, please contact Pillar Search’s Founder, Cindy Joyce, at cjoyce@pillarsearch.com.     ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to […]

A great nonprofit is hiring: Associate Director of Partner Relations with Year Up!

Pillar Search is pleased to continue its ongoing partnership with Year Up, having been selected to manage their search for the Associate Director of Partner Relations in Los Angeles, CA.  For more information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Pillar Search’s CEO, Cindy Joyce, at cjoyce@pillarsearch.com. OVERVIEW: Do you have a proven ability to help […]

Pro Bono Posting: Head of Fundraising & Donor Relations for HarvestPlus!

JOB SUMMARY HarvestPlus seeks a highly-motivated Head of Fundraising and Donor Relations to join our External Affairs team. The successful candidate will be an ambitious and entrepreneurial fundraiser wih deep networks and experience generating new revenue from high net worth individuals, foundations, governments and multilateral donor agencies. This position is a three year, fixed term, […]

An Über HR Mess

In German, über means being the best or superlative in its class. It also means to an extreme or excessive degree. Car service app Uber literally has an über mess on their hands as a result of a blog post by one of their former Engineers, Susan J. Fowler. On February 19, she posted a […]

Beware the Bully Boss

When we were very small, identifying the bully on the playground was easy. They were the ones the other kids were running away from. As we entered junior high and into high school, it was a bit more challenging but no less impossible. They were the Mean Girls (or boys) who left the crumbled self-esteem […]

Executive Director Pro Bono Posting for SLAM! Program Los Angeles

  SLAM! Program Los Angeles, a project of Community Partners, is a nonprofit, school-based program whose mission is to provide students from underserved schools with accessible, contemporary and tuition-free music instruction.  Our program is delivered through a network of volunteer college students, creating opportunities for mentorship and professional development through a shared experience of music. […]

What Career Changes Would You Make if You Won the Lottery?

There is an old saying, “Do what you love and the money will follow.” Too often, however, people are trapped in a certain lifestyle by the belief that if you make the money, loving your career will follow. Recently, I was working with an executive client who admitted that while his job was extremely rewarding […]

Another Successful Search for Year Up from Pillar Executive Search!

Pillar Search is proud to have successfully partnered with Year Up on the search for their new Associate Director of Partner Relations and to announce the placement of Deborah Matteson. Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults ages 18-24 with the skills, experience, […]

They’re Just Not That Into You

  Breaking up is hard to do. The old song is as true for romantic relationships as it is for candidates interviewing for a plum role with a great company. Even if it is a brief courting period/interview process, you have invested time, energy and significant effort. You’ve started getting excited for the future. And […]