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

  Pillar Search is pleased to announce the 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 18-24 with the skills, experience, and support that […]

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 […]

Mistake Mastery (Because Your Professional Life Does Not Come with a Magic Eraser)

An executive who I do leadership coaching with recently shared that a member of her team made a colossal, astronomical-amount-of-money, public relations nightmare mistake. She values the employee, and understands that mistakes happen, but the employee did not own up to the mistake, which only made it worse.   We have all been there. Making […]

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, […]

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 […]

Exciting Search News! Pillar Has Placed NEACH’s New President & CEO!

  Pillar Search is proud to have successfully partnered with New England Automated Clearing House Association (NEACH) on the search for their new President & CEO and to announce the placement of Sean Carter. Based in Burlington, MA, NEACH is a non-profit association that helps members originate and receive ACH transactions, and provides products, services, […]

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 […]