11 Tips on Hunting and Capturing a Not-For-Profit Techie

posted Dec 14, 2009, 6:13 PM by George Weiner   [ updated Dec 30, 2009, 11:09 AM ]

Capturing a good techie in the open job market is something that 80 percent of nonprofits struggle with at some point (the other 20 percent are probably lying). I have interacted with many organizations that know they have a need for a techie (i.e. programmer, IT, web design, social media manager, online/SEO strategist) but can't find the right person. This includes DoSomething.org. They post descriptions on idealist.org and other job sites, moan about not having enough money to afford a great person, and end up hiring an outside firm instead. Don't give up! Just change the hunt....

Read more on the Huffington Post

This was my first huffpo article and I think it was a fun way to give a small intro to how I got started in tech at DoSomething.org. It also tackles a problem I have seen across many orgs.