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Frequently Asked Questions

Job Board and Career Counseling.. 1

How do I post a job on the GAIN Job Board?. 1

Career counseling seems like an invaluable tool that is built right into my membership. How do I take advantage of this?  2

Talent Bank and Hiring Assistance. 2

My current job is only around until Election Day! What do I do next?. 2

My organization is looking for some stellar applicants to fill some vital open positions. How can GAIN be helpful here?  2

Trainings and Certifications. 2

Tell me more about your certification system. How do I go about getting certified in a certain campaign/political toolset?  2

My organization wants to plan a GAIN training? What do we do?. 2

Networking Opportunities. 2

I’m a member but new to the progressive job hunt. Where should I start?. 2

I’m not in DC! What are my options for getting involved with GAIN?. 3

Membership. 3

If I want to post jobs to the job board what membership level should I purchase and how much does it cost?. 3

What's the difference between being a general member and a dues paying member of GAIN?  3

 

Job Board and Career Counseling

 

How do I post a job on the GAIN Job Board?


To post a job you need to have a GAIN profile. If you don't, click on "Join GAIN" and select an organizational user or member level (Organizational General User, Bronze, Silver or Gold Level Membership).

Login with your account info and click on "Post a Job." From there you can click on "Submit an Opening" and fill out the info for the job posting.

Your job will be active on our job board for 30 days unless you update it or deactivate it.

Career counseling seems like an invaluable tool that is built right into my membership. How do I take advantage of this?

 

Contact us ​and we will work with you to set up an appointment that best fits your needs. Stay tuned for the announcement of our new "OHours” online platform!

 

 Talent Bank and Hiring Assistance

 

 My current job is only around until Election Day! What do I do next?

 

Get back to work and let GAIN worry about post-election. Stay tuned for information about our 50 State GAIN Plan to find out about what your career options are after this election cycle comes and goes!

 

 My organization is looking for some stellar applicants to fill some vital open positions. How can GAIN be helpful here?

 

Contact us and we will [something about the Talent Bank, getting you the talent you need]. In addition, GAIN member organizations have access to our talent bank of thousands(?) of progressive professionals and our personalized hiring assistance. Click here to join. If you are already a member, click here to contact our support team

 

Trainings and Certifications

 

My organization wants to plan a GAIN training? What do we do?

 

Contact us! GAIN can work with your organization to develop a custom training to meet your needs. You worry about the work ahead, we’ll worry about getting your staff ready!

 

Networking Opportunities

 

I’m a member but new to the progressive job hunt. Where should I start?

 

As a member you can schedule a meeting with one of our career advisors by submitting a contact form and sign up to attend one of our Brownbag Training Sessions this summer. Also check out our calendar of events for upcoming networking opportunities.

 

I’m not in DC! What are my options for getting involved with GAIN?

 

Fear not! We host trainings in a variety of locations across the country, check out our site for the latest calendar of events. We also offer several of our trainings via webinar. Click here to find out how to access those. And, if you are a dues-paying member of GAIN you can access one-on-one career counseling by phone, Skype, or in-person at locations around the country. Click here to learn more.

 

Membership

 

 If I want to post jobs to the job board what membership level should I purchase and how much does it cost?

Posting jobs to GAIN's job board is now free! All organizational users can post their job openings and have them viewed by thousands of progressive job-seekers!

 

Click on the "Join GAIN" button and select the organizational membership you'd like: General User (FREE), Bronze, Silver or Gold) and create a profile. After you've done that, sign into your account, click on "Post a Job" and then you can submit your opening.

 

What's the difference between being a general member and a dues paying member of GAIN?


A general user gets to use the GAIN website and search job posting & resumes for free.

A dues paying member is able to do that PLUS receive a variety of other benefits including individual career assistance or organizational hiring assistance. Only organizational members who pay dues can post job openings on the GAIN job board. All paid members can receive help when shopping for and purchasing health care for themselves or their employees. And members also get discounts to all GAIN events and many non GAIN events, as well as discounts on publications, rental cars and more.

How do I know what membership level I have?


If you're not sure what membership level you are, click here.
 (You must be signed in to access membership status.)

How do I upgrade my membership?


Individual users can upgrade to an individual membership, and organizational users can upgrade to an organizational membership.

To upgrade or renew you must be signed into your account. You can then click on "Membership Status" under the membership drop down menu and click the "securely renew your membership" link.

To change your membership from individual to organizational, or vice versa, please contact us!


My membership has expired, how do I renew?


To renew your membership click here!


I don't remember my password or username - how do I find out what they are?


Don't remember your username? Email us
 and we'll let you know. If you don't remember your password, click here.

What does my membership fee go to?

Your dues help us to maintain and provide career assistance, the job board, events, trainings, workshops and more. GAIN also works with progressive organizations who have hiring needs, and connects them to the right candidates. With such a large progressive community this is a big job!

I’m getting too many emails! Make them stop!!!


Well, that’s not really a question, but you can go here to update your email subscription preferences.   And, don’t forget to also update your job board subscriptions if you’d like to stop receiving job postings by email.


 

 

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