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 […]

Exciting Search! 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 […]

Exciting New Search: Director of Business Development for Year Up!

Pillar Search is pleased to continue its ongoing partnership with Year Up, having been selected to manage their search for the Director of Business Development.  For more information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Pillar Search’s CEO, Cindy Joyce, at cjoyce@pillarsearch.com. Do you have a passion for creating opportunities for urban young adults? The Director […]

An Über 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 […]

Exciting New Search! RainCatcher’s Executive Director (Remote or Malibu, CA)

  Pillar Search is pleased to have been selected by RainCatcher to manage their search for the Executive Director.  For more information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Pillar Search’s CEO, Cindy Joyce, at cjoyce@pillarsearch.com.   This is an ideal role for a nonprofit professional with a passion for RainCatcher’s mission of implementing affordable and […]

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 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 […]

Pro Bono Posting for the Motown Museum’s Director of Fund Development

  Organization Profile Located in the resurging metropolis of Detroit, Michigan, the Motown Museum is one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations. Despite the passage of time since Motown Record’s establishment in 1959 by Berry Gordy, tens of thousands of visitors pass through Hitsville U.S.A., home of the Motown Museum each year. The continued […]