The war for talent is more intense than ever and the organizations that win that battle have the opportunity to rise to the top. Bringing on new employees is more than just putting an ad on an online job board, however; you have to make sure your organization is ready to hire.
Drew Bernard is on a mission to leverage the world’s largest social network to make a better world. He is a regular contributor to The NonProfit Times and the founder and CEO of ActionSprout.com, a company that helps nonprofit organization build relationships on Facebook that result in real, measurable impact. Drew has been helping nonprofit organizations leverage online technology to build productive relationships with supporters for over a decade. Drew is also an ardent supporter of entrepreneurship in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A friend of mine, Jon Stahl over at Philanthropy Northwest, often uses the phrase “the exception that proves the rule” when he describes unusual organizations doing things that lie just outside the norm. Yesterday, I found myself on the phone with just such an organization.
Job seekers typically cast a wide net in order to increase their chances of getting a response. While this method is good in theory, it can end up being a negative if you cut corners by not thoroughly researching each employer before you apply.
The economic and political problems our nation confronts today are as deep-seated and complex as any we’ve faced in the past 100 years.
Developing a successful major gifts program is part science, part art. Building relationships with individuals and understanding what motivates them to give is the cornerstone to making an individual gifts program successful.
Giving is deeply rooted in Arab culture. A powerful sense of shared responsibility and the need to help others has sustained and empowered newly transplanted and longstanding Arab American communities in the United States.
Under siege, that is how many human service providers are feeling. And, they have good reasons. Two huge issues we are facing can have cataclysmic results if we do not prevail.
Homeward Bound, Inc., located in Plymouth, MN, is looking to hire an Operations Administrator. Do you think you have what it takes to succeed at a position that requires creativity, initiative, and independence? If so, this is the perfect job for you.
If you aren’t being sued by someone who was hurt by one of your employees, chances are you are being sued by someone you didn’t offer a job. That’s just the way things seem to go these days in the modern workforce.
Nonprofits exist to solve problems. Yet as many nonprofit managers will attest, they are much happier solving problems that exist outside the organization. One thing is for sure: Any organization that has problems with its donors has problems.