Event: Hiring the Best: Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent in a Competitive Market
June 6-7, 2019: Bellevue, WA at the 2019 Forum on Strategic Fundraising
Fundraising leaders are continuously beset with high turnover rates. Much of it results from an ever-growing demand for development talent in a market where team members are frequently lured with offers for career growth and better salary. Managers are often forced to hire from a pool of underqualified candidates. What are your options when your team is faced with a talent shortage? This session will explore strategies to hire and keep outstanding talent, including a discussion around professionals with little or no development experience but a wealth of transferable skills.
Attendees will learn how to find traditional and alternative fundraising talent, assess prospective fundraisers, and reward talent to ensure a loyal, high performing team.
- Dan Nevez, Senior Consultant, Executive Search, Campbell & Company
- Rebecca Weaver, Director, Field Development, The Trust for Public Land