It'll require a bit more effort than this
From time to time, we’ll post our best thinking around different questions related to the Ally Recruitment season. One question that keeps coming up is “What are you guys looking for?”
In the coming days, we’ll post videos from almost all of the sites that feature staff people sharing in their own words what they look for in Allies. If you can’t wait, this post will drop some science on how to handle your candidacy.
Keep in mind, there are three stages to becoming an Ally. Let’s hypothetically assume that you’re applying to a site that has 30 Allies this Fall. Here’s a brief overview :
The Application Phase. In this hypothetical case, we’re expecting 180 Ally Applications. Out of these 180, you can realistically expect a site to conduct interviews for 90-120 candidates.
The Interview Phase. The site will conduct live (and virtual interviews) for 90-120 candidates. This will include individual interviews, and group components. In this hypothetical situation, we can expect the site to select 40-50 Finalists.
The Finalist Matching Phase. The site will conduct a one-day matching fair (or a 1-2 week matching period) where the Finalists have an Read the rest of this entry »