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Frequently Asked Questions

Job Board and Career Counseling

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

To post a job you need to have an organization profile. If you don't, click on "Join GAIN" and select an organizational account type. Login with your account info and click here. 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.  Note: If you recently registered, your job posting credit included in membership may not be there.

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.

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. 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?

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. 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.


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

All organizational members can post their job openings and have them viewed by thousands of progressive job-seekers!

Join GAIN and select the organizational membership you'd like 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.

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.