Staffing & Human Resources

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.

When Nonprofits Put Policy Over People
May 9, 2022 at 12:17 pm

Your people are your most important resource. Since they are doing such amazing work, don’t allow policies that punish them, but look to reward, encourage, and celebrate them instead.