Staffing & Human Resources

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.

How to Best Hire Your Next Nonprofit CEO
July 5, 2022 at 11:43 am

Before you embark on the tremendous responsibility of hiring a new CEO for your nonprofit, here are some best practices to implement.

Do You Strive to Have ‘Top Gun’ Employees?
June 17, 2022 at 6:30 am

“Top Gun,” the 1986 action film starring Tom Cruise grossed $356 million. A sequel, titled “Top Gun Maverick” and also starring Tom Cruise, is now playing to greater critical and commercial success. The term, “top gun,” made me wonder how it could be applied to employees.

To Raise More Money, Invest in Connecting Your Staff
May 23, 2022 at 8:45 am

The best advice I can offer is to think not just about your donors during this time, but, more importantly, your staff. How has your staff recently connected with your mission and strengthened their relationship with your cause?

Job Satisfaction Depends Upon Your Supervisor
May 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

I constantly relate work and leadership to coaching. I had a lengthy career working and coaching boy’s baseball at all ages as a hobby. I learned years ago that satisfied players perform to the best of their abilities. Employees do the same.