Momentous Institute, powered by Salesmanship Club of Dallas, strengthens the social emotional health of over 6,000 kids and their families per year through education and mental health services. We build on direct work with families by investing in research and training professionals across the country.
How to Get Hired
We asked Momentous Institute for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
We typically look for these characteristics: Qualifications – possesses the knowledge and experience required to meet the demands of the position; A positive mindset – dedicated life-long learner who relishes new challenges and doesn’t get stuck in always doing the same things the same way; Humility – able to take a modest approach regarding personal contributions while ambitiously pursuing outcomes; able to see value in everyone’s individual contributions; Internal drive – intrinsically motivated to contribute and continuously improve personal and team performance; Social emotional health –manages emotions, builds relationships, and adds value to positive culture and climate of organization; Problem-solver – demonstrates grit and persistence when confronting challenges
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
No balloons or singing telegrams, please! We prefer quiet competence over flashy gimmicks. Simply apply to the positions for which you are a fit! If you’re interested in having a running start at learning about our work, attend our conferences or training seminars to learn more about our approach. Or volunteer at our annual golf tournament, the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We have limited turnover. All opportunities are posted on our web site. Go to www.momentousinstitute.org and click on “About Us,” and then on “Careers.”
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates are encouraged to review our website, watch our videos on YouTube, like our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter. Educators and mental health professionals are encouraged to attend one of our conferences or seminars, to learn more about our approach.