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How Conservative Recruiters Can Attract the Best Talent
How Conservative Recruiters Can Attract the Best Talent

Many of us have been a job seeker, an interviewee, and a new staff member.  It is a painful process.  However, on the other side of the coin, the recruiter has a hard time as well. Attracting and finding the best candidate is tough.

From the standpoint of a recruiter, you’re making a significant investment, not just financially.  The recruiter has to consider whether their current staff can work with this person on a daily basis and whether they are worth a long-term investment.  In other words, is the potential hire on track for leadership one day?  Is this somebody who is going to make the organization more effective?

The wrong choice can severely affect team morale, cost money, and ultimately, damage the organization as a whole.

To attract the best talent, recruiters should place emphasis on...

Mother of 7 Changes Homeschooling Families' Lives
Mother of 7 Changes Homeschooling Families' Lives

Deep commitment to family and community drives many conservatives into action.

For Tracy Klicka, her deep commitment to motherhood and the homeschool movement drives her to help homeschooling families across the nation.  She walks beside them to ensure their success in their children’s lives.

“I think most homeschooling parents need a lot of encouragement,” Tracy said.  “You know your kids more than anyone…you are their best advocate, you’re their biggest cheerleader, you’re the best counselor, you’re the best person to watch what walking through life, through challenges and difficulties is.”

Today, Tracy is the Director of Development for the Home School Foundation (HSF), a part of the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), which offers support for homeschool families.

“HSF is the heart of HSLDA,” Tracy said. “The heart is to help families who so want to homeschool their children, but they...

At 22, Amir Farahi Takes Action to Help His Community in Canada
At 22, Amir Farahi Takes Action to Help His Community in Canada

At the age of 22, Amir Farahi has run for local office and has established a think-tank in his hometown of London, Canada.

His family fled Iran’s totalitarian government in the 1970’s, which would later inspire him to run for City Council. Amir became the youngest person to run for office in his hometown.  His campaign was a pivotal force in spurring millennials to make an impact on the political process.

“I would have never guessed ten years ago that I would run for the City Council,” Amir said.

Although he lost his first attempt at public office, Amir wanted more in-depth political training. After receiving positive recommendations from his friends, Amir decided to attend Leadership Institute’s Campaign Management School. The four-day training provided him with the tools and knowledge to put together a successful campaign plan.

“The Campaign Management School’s hands-on exercises were useful and resourceful, as they accurately demonstrated the process of putting together a campaign and doing research,” Amir said. “I have taken forty pages of notes and I still have a whole day left of the training!”

Amir aspires to be a civic leader who...

Celebrate Independence Day with LI at the National Fourth of July Conservative Soirée
Celebrate Independence Day with LI at the National Fourth of July Conservative Soirée

Since 1972, conservatives have celebrated Independence Day at the National Fourth of July Conservative Soirée.

Join the Leadership Institute and other sponsoring conservative organizations for the 46th annual Soirée — the best family party of the year! Enjoy delicious barbeque, live bluegrass music, a patriotic program, and fun for the kids.

RSVP today to receive your FREE ticket and parking pass.

Who: Dick Black, Nicolee Ambrose, and other conservatives like you!

What: Barbeque, bluegrass music, patriotic program, and fun for the kids

When: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where: Bull Run Regional Park Pavilion, Centreville, VA

Bring a side dish to share. It's Soirée tradition!