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by Kathryn Kay

Behavioral Based Interviewing:

“Tell us about a time when...” If you have ever participated in the DAR hiring process, chances are you have asked a candidate to “tell me about a time when…”. Have you ever wondered why? This is an example of behavioral based interviewing,…
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by Krislyn Johnson

Mastering Self

My career journey was far from traditional. I received a B.S. in Sociology from the University of West Georgia in 2014, and although I was elated to finish my degree, searching for jobs was a challenge. Let’s say my experiences fulfilled the…
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by Christy Dasher

Getting To Know The 2021 Teresa Harris Guthrie Award Winner

“You’re going to do amazing. This is your moment. You’ve got this. Don’t second guess yourself.” Danisha Walker stood in front of her classroom of fifth graders at Dacula Elementary School the day before their Georgia Milestones…
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by Kathryn Kay

Benefits of Diversifying Your Search Committee

Is hiring on the horizon for your team? Whether you have an immediate opening, or are planning for the future, it is important to stay up-to-date on best practices. Diversifying search committees is one easy step teams can take towards ensuring…
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by Michelle Carter

Meet the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group

We are pleased to announce that the following representatives have been selected to serve as members of DAR’s first ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group. Elizabeth Kozak, Regional Programs Kathy Ortstadt, Terry College…
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by Kathryn Kay

Remote Learning Circle Spotlight

In May 2020, with the help of Training & Development, DAR launched a new engagement and professional development program: Remote Learning Circles. A learning circle is defined as a group of people who are committed to learning and growing…
by Katalina Williams

Points of Pride Challenge: Accepted!

An opportunity, approved by leadership, to discover this enormous campus and experience many of the traditions that I heard my friends talk about while they were attending UGA? Done!
by Kathryn Kay

What to expect at AdvanceUGA

With our sixth annual AdvanceUGA Conference approaching, you may find yourself wondering: What can I expect? Here you will find an outline of what AdvanceUGA is, what it isn’t, and what you can expect to take away by attending.   AdvanceUGA…
2019 Sic'em Award Winners
by Andrea Parris

Second Cohort of Sic ‘Em Award Winners Announced for Development & Alumni Relations

UGA Development and Alumni Relations recognized its second cohort of Sic ‘Em award winners for embodying the values of Servant Leadership, Commitment and Innovation on November 13 at its Division meeting in Tate Grand Hall. Four staff members…
by Teale Moran

New Kid on the Block: The DAR Hiring Experience

My advice for stepping out of your comfort zone, DO IT! I look forward to many more years serving our donors and working with my amazing DAR family!