Welcome to Mission Driven, the blog from Peña Search, where we highlight titans in our community, trends in our industry, and news in our company.
What Nonprofits Want from Leadership Candidates
Hiring is taking place at record paces. Here’s what nonprofits want from leadership candidates right now. Leading a not-for-profit organization, or a team within one, demands a different ski...
How to Position Yourself as a Leader in a Job Interview
Are you meant to be in a director position? Here’s how to position yourself as a leader in a job interview. Whether you've got your eye on a director level job, are just starting out in your...
Is It Time to Start Looking for a New Job?
The Great Resignation is upon us. Here are five signs that it’s time to start looking for a new job. Does it seem like everyone is moving on to new opportunities right now? That’s be...
End-of-Year Giving Trends
It’s almost December 31. What can we expect from end-of-year giving this year? As we gear up to say goodbye to another year, the time has come again to discuss end-of-year giving. While fund...
Traits to Look For in Your Next Fundraiser
Fundraising has changed fundamentally. Here are traits to look for in your next fundraiser. We talk a lot about how the role of the fundraiser within the nonprofit sector has changed dra...
The Role of Fundraisers is Changing
Private support has always been fundamental to nonprofits. The role of fundraisers within organizations reflects a changing nonprofit landscape. With over 1.5 million organizations nationwide,...