Hiring Guide



Hiring during a campaign can be tough. Campaigns are a race against time. If you are in the position of hiring it can feel like you needed someone yesterday.

Investing time in a thorough and equitable hiring process is an essential part of a campaign living its values. This hiring guide is for anyone who finds themselves in a position to hire a campaign team. If this is your first time on the opposite side of an interview, this guide is definitely for you.

This guide covers the following:

  • Writing a job description
  • Reviewing resumes
  • Conducting interviews
  • Checking References
  • Making an offer

We also include an Application Tracker so you can organize your hiring process. The guide and tracker will also help you if you are collaborating with others on your team to assess resumes and conduct interviews.

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