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  • Discrimination Claims In The Workplace Are Evolving

    By The NonProfit Times — March 11, 2015

    Employment discrimination complaints today cover a wider range of issues, some of which were nonexistent a generation ago. New areas of dispute can include telecommuting and sexual orientation.

  • 5 Ways To Support Your Employees

    By The NonProfit Times — December 3, 2014

    What does it take to be a great boss to your employees? According to Franz Metcalf and BJ Gallagher, nonprofit managers should take some lessons from the Buddha when it comes to treating employees with respect.

  • 7 Ways To Give Time Off

    By The NonProfit Times — July 8, 2014

    One of the best ways to reward employees for a job well done is to give them a break. Whether it is a free day or a six-month sabbatical, time off is one form of reward that is almost universally revered by workers.

  • 4 Ways To Reward Employee Performance

    By The NonProfit Times — May 20, 2014

    Anyone who works in the nonprofit sector knows that, while the work is rewarding, it is also challenging. It is common for a typical employee to find him or herself working long hours to secure a potential major donor or finalize events for the annual gala. That’s why it’s important for nonprofit managers to reward their employees for all of the hard work they do.

  • 12 Office Morale Boosters

    By The NonProfit Times — March 4, 2014

    Even at the best of nonprofits there will be days when employee morale sags. Whether it’s due to declining fundraising numbers or any other number of stressful things, there are times when a manager must do something to raise spirits. In his book “1001 Ways To Reward Employees,” Bob Nelson lists 12 things you can do to turn a dreary office into a happy place:

  • 8 Aspects Of A Great Job Description

    By The NonProfit Times — January 14, 2014

    Nonprofit hiring managers must constantly battle to attract the most talented employees to their organizations. While brand recognition and positive coverage does a lot to help that cause, the one thing that will always get a job seeker’s attention is a strong job description.

  • 5 Ideas For Working With Volunteers

    By The NonProfit Times — December 26, 2013

    Volunteers are a necessity for most nonprofits and the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto, Canada is no different. According to Gail Nyberg, its executive director, volunteers are used at the organization solely because they are needed. Without them, she wrote in the book “5 Good Ideas,” they couldn’t come close to completing their mission of providing meals for the poor.

  • 5 Steps To Improve Employee Relations

    By The NonProfit Times — December 3, 2013

    A good nonprofit manager is someone who communicates with their employees in a way that is fair and clear. This might sound like a relatively simple task at first glance but, as Dave McKhenie explained in the book “Five Good Ideas,” it takes a lot of hard work and flexibility on the part of the manager.

  • 4 Interview Questions For Future Leaders

    By The NonProfit Times — October 8, 2013

    Leadership is a revolving door at nonprofits. While it might be nice to have one voice at the helm of your organization for many years, the reality is that your leader will leave that position at some point, whether by choice or circumstance. When that day comes, will you have a successor-in-waiting or will you be scrambling for a replacement? The answer to this question can depend on how you handle your employee interviews.

  • 4 Tips For A Better Job Interview

    By The NonProfit Times — September 27, 2013

    If a job interview is a conversation between two individuals, then it’s one of the most important conversations imaginable. While it’s well-known that an interview is important for candidates there’s also a lot at stake for the hiring manager.


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