Connections" (9/16/2011), you quote Lynn as saying that her CFRE didn't win her the new job.
One translation, from a superficial read: "A CFRE doesn't much matter in the current job market.
Can you fairly put a high-achieving star like Lynn Croneberger, CFRE, in the spotlight and call her typical of the industry?
Here's my plea to the new and rising fundraisers out there: If you're ambitious, and you want a career where the sky's the limit, find out more about the CFRE credential, a giant step in the right direction.
"The CFRE credential was created to identify for the public and employers those individuals who possess the knowledge, skills, and commitment to perform fundraising duties in an effective and
ethical manner," states CFRE International President and CEO Eva E.
The CFRE certification signifies a confident, ethical fundraising professional.
Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International, which include tenure in the profession, education, and demonstrated fundraising achievement.
CFRE recipients are awarded certification for a three-year period.