Tom Darrow- Talent Connections
Tom Darrow, Principal of Talent Connections and the 2006/2007 President of SHRM-Atlanta, shares with OK Radio his insight on the trend of nonprofit “sector switchers.” What are the realities and common misconceptions of careers in nonprofit vs for-profit?
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1:14 Services that Talent Connections provides to the nonprofit community
2:04 Common misconceptions about nonprofit jobs
3:16 Type of person likely to successfully move into the sector
4:32 Addressing for profit stereotypes and nonprofit employers preferences
6:47 Transferable skills and expertise from corporate
8:02 Cultural differences should a corporate to nonprofit
9:55 Reality of differences of salary and benefits nonprofit vs. corporate
11:38 OK If? If Tom could do any job in the world for one day, what would it be?
Principal, Talent Connections
Immediate Past President, SHRM – Atlanta
Thomas M. Darrow is the Founder and Principal of Talent Connections, LLC, a recruiting solutions firm that was number 86 on the 2007 Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest growing private companies.
Tom has over 18 years experience in the Human Resources and Recruitment profession — including 9 years of combined experience with the global professional services firms of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
He was the 2006 and 2007 President of SHRM-Atlanta, the largest city Chapter in the country out of 577 Chapters, and also served on the Board of Directors. Under his leadership, the Chapter grew membership over 40% to over 2300 members and won a SHRM Pinnacle Award. Tom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He is a frequent and national speaker at conferences and workshops on topics related to improving corporate recruiting processes, and has been quoted in publications including Business Week, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Washington Post, and HR Magazine.