Staffing & Human Resources

Are You Prepared for Your Next Interview?
October 6, 2017 at 11:09 am

If you are in the nonprofit career path or considering going into the nonprofit career path, there is one thing you should know: You will have many interviews during your work career. According to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median number of years that wage and salary workers have been with their current employer was 4.2 years in January 2016...

Nonprofit Wants to Create 130K Jobs for People With Disabilities
September 28, 2017 at 11:11 am

A new effort with the backing of some major names in the advertising industry is launching with an ambitious goal: create 130,000 jobs for people with developmental disabilities by 2020. Leaders of several New York advertising agencies are coming together to form the nonprofit Creative Spirit, which will work to grow employment opportunities for those…

Be Prepared for the Inevitable Storms
September 13, 2017 at 11:49 am

This week, I was without power for a while and carefully eyeing some tall pine trees that were swaying way too much for my comfort. Being without power and having meetings cancelled was a minor inconvenience, especially with the widespread loss of property and even life because of storms during this hurricane season...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 16: 3 Tips for Effective Multi-Dimensional Segmentation
September 8, 2017 at 9:20 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: Nonprofit HR's newly released report on nonprofit talent and culture practices; three tips for effective multi-dimensional segmentation; and Social Solutions' new report on what funders are looking for in nonprofit organizations...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 15: Here's Why You Need to Take Advantage of Google Ad Grants
September 1, 2017 at 10:27 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: Kayla Matthews shows you how to use Google Ad Grants, Gary Wohlfeill dives into social fundraising and Jason Lewis discusses employee vs. employee job expectations...

What to Think About Before You Take that Job …
August 24, 2017 at 9:52 am

Lest we assign blame to organizational leaders, we must understand that fundraisers are often quick to sign on with new employers who reveal all the signs of unreasonable expectations. Most fundraising professionals I know want to be admired for their abilities to turn things around and make things happen...

Beware of the ‘Cult of Personality’
August 16, 2017 at 11:21 am

The term “cult of personality” tends to conjure dramatic images of political or religious leaders influencing the masses. It seems grandiose and powerful. Cult of personality has varied definitions, but they all basically boil down to this: The situation that arises when an individual person gains intense loyalty from a group of people from the sheer force of his or her personality...

How Nonprofit Organizations Can Help Solve the Talent Pipeline
August 8, 2017 at 10:46 am

According to Forrester Research, 7 percent of U.S. jobs will be eliminated by automation by 2025. Retail, restaurant and customer service areas are expected to be especially hard-hit as self-checking kiosks and AI chatbots become more prevalent. This wave of automation will inevitably sweep away many low-skill positions typically held by those with only a…

How to Improve the Volunteer Experience
August 8, 2017 at 10:23 am

It’s no secret that volunteers are one of the most important components to the success of your nonprofit and its ability to achieve goals. If volunteers engage in a positive experience with your nonprofit organization, they can fill multiple opportunities of need and take part in your fundraising campaigns. The truth of the matter is that providing an outstanding experience for your volunteers starts from the first communication you have with them...