Staffing & Human Resources

How to Ensure a Successful New Fundraising Year
January 22, 2019 at 11:51 am

Now that it is January, you may think that it is time to relax a bit after that hectic holiday season. However, now is the time to ensure that you have strong follow-up to your calendar year-end appeal. If you have closed out one fundraising year completely by doing the needed follow-up, you have established a strong base and set your organization up well for success in the upcoming calendar year's fundraising efforts...

Reinforcing Mission and Purpose Through Employee Engagement
January 11, 2019 at 4:21 pm

Now that it is January, you may think that it is time to relax a bit after that hectic holiday season. However, now is the time to ensure that you have strong follow-up to your calendar year-end appeal. If you have closed out one fundraising year completely by doing the needed follow-up, you have established […]

Hiring Criteria: 8 Considerations When Choosing a Nonprofit to Work For
January 7, 2019 at 12:12 pm

You can get the right person in the wrong organization, and it will be a disaster for the person. Or the wrong person can get into the right organization, and that would be a problem for the organization. The hiring criteria series addresses this latter point—getting the right person for the organization...

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...