When I interview candidates for advancement positions, there is one question I lean on that has frequently helped narrow the search. It is a thoughtful question someone once asked me: What has been your most satisfying work experience and why?
How would you answer this question? Perhaps your most satisfying experience is about accomplishments of a dream team you worked with or maybe about a small change you implemented that made a big difference. For me, a mission-focused priority that is connected to a donors passionate gift is among the most satisfying professional experiences I’ve ever had. Let me share an example: (more…)