Staffing & Human Resources

How to Get the Most Out of Working in a Nonprofit
September 12, 2018 at 12:33 pm

A recent opinion piece by Frank Bruni in The New York Times, "How to Get the Most Out of College," really resonated with me. And not just because I have a stepdaughter—just packed off to her brand new dorm room, filled with a mixture of trepidation and exhilaration...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 57: Let's Talk Competitive Employee Compensation
September 7, 2018 at 12:10 pm

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: importance of nonprofit branding, value in competitive employee compensation and planning your major gift caseload...

If Nonprofits Can Pay More, Why Don’t They?
September 6, 2018 at 11:20 am

If nonprofit organizations have such tremendous responsibility and represent a large employment sector, doesn’t it make sense for them to operate in a way that enables them to recruit and retain the best talent available? I believe the missions they deliver are worth it...

The Importance of a Nonprofit Staff Retreat
August 24, 2018 at 1:23 pm

I have tried to build a culture of respect, professionalism and dedication that focuses on teamwork. While no organization is perfect, I feel my organization seeks to support our employees to the best of our ability. That idea certainly goes into my concept of a nonprofit staff retreat...

Achieving Donor Impact Begins With Internal Nonprofit Collaboration
August 1, 2018 at 1:13 pm

Nonprofit organizations face a handful of challenges on the daily basis. In this incredible nonprofit space, organizations are constantly striving to achieve ultimate donor impact on communities; but are organizational silos increasingly affecting how much impact a nonprofit can make on its community?...

Nonprofit Office Moves: How It Impacts Your Staff
June 1, 2018 at 12:17 pm

I was at a church meeting recently when the topic of nonprofit office moves came up. One individual said he had been moved at least six times during his career in the same city. In fact, every person in the room had been affected by at least one nonprofit office move during their career...

Why You Should Treat Your Nonprofit Team Like Donors
May 17, 2018 at 2:23 pm

Not too long ago, one of my managers came into the office to speak to me about a team member. The team member was a valued employee and wanted to discuss opportunities for advancement...

5 Critical Steps for Nonprofits Facing a #MeToo Incident
March 27, 2018 at 12:09 pm

The #MeToo movement has spread like wildfire, highlighting systemic issues of sexism and harassment across nearly every major industry. Unfortunately, nonprofits are not immune to the impact of this powerful campaign—even people who work for an organization dedicated to social good can exhibit abhorrent behavior in the workplace. If accusations of harassment or abuse come…

Is Your Nonprofit an Excellent Place to Work?
March 16, 2018 at 12:50 pm

How often do you think about your current job and look back on your nonprofit organizational stops? I suggest you do an analysis on this area, especially if you have many jobs ahead of you. If you spend at least a third of each day at work, I assume you would like to enjoy the daily experience...