Staffing & Human Resources

Nonprofits Adding Jobs While Businesses Lose Them, Study Finds
September 7, 2010

Nonprofit groups added jobs during the recession, according to an analysis of government data from 21 states by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies.

Nonprofit employment in those states grew by an average of 2.5 percent a year from the second quarter of 2007 to the second quarter of 2009, the study found. By contrast, for-profit employers in the same 21 states shed jobs by an average of 3.3 percent a year.

Encore Fellowships Help Execs Switch to Nonprofit Work
June 25, 2010

Trading a corporate job for a position in the nonprofit world often takes more effort than  submitting a resume to your favorite charity. Philanthropic institutions operate in an entirely different universe, one with its own culture, vocabulary, tax codes and challenges. Goodbye, stockholders. Hello, benefactors. The lure is strong for boomers like John Armstrong (shown on the left), who wanted to spend his work days making not just an income, but also a difference.

Opportunity Knocks Releases 2010 Nonprofit Wage and Benefit Report in Time for Budgeting
November 6, 2009

Atlanta, Ga., November 6, 2009 — Just in time for end-of-year budgeting, nonprofit employers can find salary and benefits information to make solid HR decisions for their organizations with the Opportunity Knocks 2010 Nonprofit Wage and Benefits Report. In a market where every penny has to be spent carefully and bring maximum value, nonprofits can’t afford not to know whether what they’re offering is both competitive and buys the most their money can.

Structuring Staff for Online Success
October 13, 2009

Nonprofit organizations are resource constrained, as we all well know. According to a 15-question survey Convio conducted between September 2008 and October 2008 of 60 nonprofits, the most common response regarding their organization's top barrier to success was insufficient staff.

AchieveMpls CEO Catherine Jordan to Leave Organization, Join Bush Foundation
September 30, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS, September 28, 2009 — AchieveMpls announced today that Catherine Jordan, the first president and CEO of AchieveMpls, the nonprofit Local Education Fund dedicated to supporting Minneapolis Public School students as they succeed in school and become productive members of society, will be leaving the organization to join the Bush Foundation. She will join the Foundation's Leadership and Community Engagement Team starting in November, 2009.

Where The Jobs Are: Development And Fundraising
September 18, 2009

September 18, 2009, Forbes.com — As they struggle to survive the economic crisis, nonprofits are hungry for donations. Many are hiring fundraisers--and there are not enough applicants to fill the open slots.