Nonprofit HR’s Search Practice: Impact Search Advisors

Impact Search Advisors is a Nonprofit HR program exclusively dedicated to executive and professional search, recruitment outsourcing and interim leadership solutions. Our Search experts understand that search is not just a recruitment activity, but an opportunity to define your organization and the change it will drive for years to come. 

With your organization’s specific goals in mind, we work in partnership with you to find the best, most qualified executives, talent management and human resources professionals to spearhead and lead core functions of your mission. Impact Search Advisors will partner with you every step of the way, from sourcing and vetting opportunity candidates to negotiating compensation, so that your organization can secure the talent it needs to achieve its goals. We serve social impact organizations, including associations and social enterprises.

Want to learn more about Impact Search Advisors by Nonprofit HR?

Want to discuss your leadership and talent needs?

Practice Lead

Myra Briggs, CSC, CSSGB

Managing Director, Search
Phone: 202.644.7420

Let Impact Search Advisors by Nonprofit HR match our network of highly-skilled professionals with your full-time opportunities, just as we have for countless mission-driven organizations across the country.


We match mission-driven, high-caliber executives with full-time opportunities at social impact organizations.



HR is our specialty, but we also fill other positions for social impact organizations, from senior directors to vice presidents.



We partner with you on every element of the recruitment process end-to-end, from improving your communication about your open positions to conducting interviews and negotiating offers with key prospects.



We find and place the most effective leaders to meet your organization’s unique executive and professional needs during transitions in order to successfully prepare for the visionary work of a long-term leader.


Recent ISA News 


Aligning Your Organization’s DEI Strategy & Priorities with Your Executive and Professional Searches

Tune in now and learn:

  • How to align your DEI strategy with your upcoming searches for executive- and professional-level talent
  • Key ways to identify and minimize bias from your talent attraction strategy through employee offboarding
  • Why it is necessary to audit your organization’s compensation, feedback and performance management structures to address inequities
  • Essential tips on how to create a culture of belonging that aligns with your commitment to DEI and career campaigns

Aligning your organization's DEI Strategy & Priorities with Your SearchesNEW BLOG POST

Leaders of mission-driven organizations that aim to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment understand that these efforts must apply to all aspects of the talent management lifecycle. They understand that the way an employee experiences diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in their organization starts from the recruiting and hiring stages–and sometimes even before.


Being able to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where employees feel a sense of belonging is not only good for the people you employ, it’s good for your broader talent pool too.

During this conversation, you will learn how, where and why to align every aspect of your DEI and talent attraction strategies!

Having the right talent in the right roles at the right time is critical to your organization’s success. Partner with our experienced Search experts to identify the best people for your mission. Download our one-pager to learn more! 

Nonprofit HR values diversity and inclusion.

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We cast a broad net that is national in scope to attract the best talent. We value and seek diversity throughout our search process by: recruiting high-performing talent from all segments of society; pursuing diverse individuals without regard to national origin, language, race, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, veteran status, family structures, and differences of thought and life experiences to efficiently and effectively pursue organizational objectives; fostering inclusion by connecting the new leader to the organization; encouraging collaboration, flexibility, and fairness to enable full participation that contributes to a leader’s full potential; and working with our clients to understand the strategies and systems that are in place to effectively manage diversity, be accountable, measure results, and cultivate a culture of inclusion.

Nonprofit HR has been awarded ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® and Best of Talent® Award for providing superior service to job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, talent of winning agencies are 50% more likely to be completely satisfied with the service provided compared to those placed by non-winning agencies.

  Nonprofit HR made Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The prestigious ranking list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

CSP_logo_RGBThe Certified Staffing Professional certification is an overarching credential that covers essential labor and employment law from a staffing perspective; covers federal law and state law for a selected state. No other industry certification program delves as deeply into the topics that matter most to staffing professionals and their clients.

The Certified Search Consultant program is designed specifically for search and placement professionals and focuses on federal employment law specific to recruiters. The CSC® program also includes state licensing and registration laws that affect direct hire firms. Everyone who works in search and placement—including recruiters, direct hire professionals, search consultants, talent acquisition managers, executive recruiters, and HR professionals—will benefit from earning the CSC credential.