As someone who has helped identify and evaluate thousands of candidates over the years, I’d like to propose a somewhat radical idea: in-person interviews are an overrated and sometimes unnecessary part of the process.
COVID-19 has put every organization and leader to the test. Nicole Taylor, at the helm of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, located in one of the first corona virus hotspots to emerge, is no exception. After many years of working with Nicole and having the great honor to partner with her to identify her new leadership […]
Years ago, we placed Nicole Taylor at the new leader of the East Bay Community Foundation. Now as the President and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, she shares her wisdom and outlines her plan to put the ‘community’ back in ‘community foundation.’ Read the full article in Stanford Magazine.
I felt a range of emotions reading this article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy dated December 5, 2018 (yes, 2018!), that starts with “The problem starts but is not limited to boards, which aren’t nearly as diverse as the grant makers and communities that they serve.” That statement resonated with me and is exactly the challenge […]
In The 360 Group’s work as executive search consultants to foundations and nonprofits, we know that transparency around compensation is a perennially thorny issue, especially for observers outside the sector. I thought I would share some thoughts about how we approach compensation transparency, particularly in light of our efforts to make diversity and equity a […]
Inside Philanthropy recently profiled prominent foundations that are shifting their strategy to place a high priority on equity. In the spotlight is The Meyer Memorial Trust, one of Oregon’s largest private foundations and long-time partner of The 360 Group. We are proud of Meyer’s leadership in working to remove barriers and address inequities. We are […]