Staffing & Human Resources

What Your Peer Organizations Are Doing About Raises
August 10, 2022 at 10:30 am

Knowing what to do about raises is tough. “What if we have a recession?” “But we had a great year.” “But we didn’t address raises last year.” “But our headcount is like a leaky bucket.” So yeah, it’s hard.

So You Want to Be a Director of Development?
July 29, 2022 at 10:05 am

The director of development is the senior fundraising manager at a nonprofit organization. The director, who collaborates closely with the CFO, is responsible for securing nonprofit revenue from individuals, corporations, organizations, associations and foundations through a variety of means. But what does it take to get there?

Overcome Staffing Challenges by Focusing on Your What and How
July 28, 2022 at 10:44 am

Besides fundraising, Nonprofits have other business challenges. Some years, that means accommodating rising expenses while trying to overcome budget shortfalls. This year, according to the 2022 Nonprofit Industry Pulse Survey, many nonprofits named staffing shortages as a top issue — and they’re not alone in this.

Nonprofit Mergers: When Culture Trumps the Contracts
July 22, 2022 at 9:59 am

The number of nonprofits considering a merger increased during the pandemic. The National Council of Nonprofits reported in February that state associations and consultants have received “markedly increased requests” for information about how to dissolve or merge nonprofits.

Why Nonprofits Must Make Peace With Turnover
July 21, 2022 at 10:40 am

Turnover is often seen as evidence of a problematic organizational culture. If letters of resignation are swirling about, the assumption is something must be broken. But, turnover will always be a factor, and it may be a growing aspect of the new normal due to circumstances beyond our control.

The Importance of Positive Nonprofit Office Culture
July 8, 2022 at 10:42 am

Currently, the job world is upside down due to factors such as employees working from home, compressed or hybrid work schedules, salary constraints and new demands from employees who feel like they control the job market. Today’s nonprofit employees better understand the concept of workplace culture.