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Sample Semi-Finalist Interview Questions and Scenarios

Semi-finalist interviews are intended to garner much more information about the ability of the candidate to lead the organization. A combination of behavioral interview questions and case scenarios are utilized to test each candidate’s leadership capacity, analytical and problem solving skills, depth of management experience, and subject matter expertise. This tool, drawn from RoadMap and […]

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Making an Offer of Employment

This tool, drawn from RoadMap and Strategies for Social Change’s Leadership Transition Toolkit, suggests guidelines to use in making an offer of employment.  While this tool is designed with executive director transitions in mind, it may be adapted for a variety of job search processes.

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Leadership Transition Worksheet: Self Reflection and Transition Planning

This tool, taken from RoadMap and Strategies for Social Change’s Leadership Transition Toolkit, offers a guide for an outgoing executive director to use in reflecting on his/her tenure within an organization and in identifying strategic goals for the final phase of their work with the organization.

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Guiding Questions for Screening Interviews

Screening, or first round, interviews can help hiring or transition committees get a good sense of the applicant pool and sharpen the organization’s priorities in selecting a candidate. Screening interviews are intended to surface the strongest candidates by seeking to better understand the qualifications and experience of each interviewee, his/her connection to the mission of […]

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Guidelines for Reference Checking

This tool, drawn from RoadMap and Strategies for Social Change’s Leadership Transition Toolkit, offers guidelines and tips that organizations may use to conduct reference checks as a part of an executive director search.

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