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  • Seven Ways To Train Staff Online

    By The NonProfit Times — December 22, 2012

    The NonProfit Times is often updated with management tips designed to help nonprofit organizations. These tips cover a wide variety of categories, one of which is human resources. The most recent tip we put up deals with how to train staff online. With most activities being on the Internet these days, this is an important task for all nonprofits to learn. Below is that article in its entirety:

  • Employee Recruitment And Retention Is Not Enough

    By The NonProfit Times — December 20, 2012

    Across the globe, employers are concerned that they are faced with a workforce that is aging and a talent pool that is undereducated, un-or under-motivated and showing shortages in many critical areas.

  • Minimizing Hiring Risks

    By The NonProfit Times — December 15, 2012

    Every potential hire represents a risk to an organization. Even when a job candidate seems rock solid, there’s always a chance it could backfire. The first step to becoming a successful nonprofit is accepting that there is only so much you can do to minimize hiring risks. You can’t go into an interview only thinking about what can go wrong. As long as you practice the following guidelines, you will know that you have done as much as you can as an organization to prevent potential negative hires:

  • Improving Fundraiser Retention

    By The NonProfit Times — December 14, 2012

    It’s increasingly rare these days to find people who are not only successful at fundraising, but also have enthusiasm for it. That’s why, if you hired someone with those traits, it’s so important to do everything in your power to keep them. How do you go about improving fundraiser retention? It’s a difficult task, no doubt, but it can be done.

  • Facts About Fundraising Staff

    By The NonProfit Times — December 10, 2012

    Staff turnover is a fact of life for any nonprofit manager. A very costly fact of life. This is even more of an issue when it comes to fundraising staff. Not only is the work they do very valuable, but finding a replacement can be very difficult and expensive. And to add insult to injury, the time spent finding a replacement can be a prime period for fundraising opportunities. That’s why it’s so important to improve the retention of your fundraisers.

  • Hiring In Today’s Job Market

    By The NonProfit Times — December 5, 2012

    Recruiting the right employees is a tough task in today’s job market. Nonprofits must be diligent in the hiring process if they are to be successful. It all starts with understanding the needs of the organization.

  • Recruiting From Outside The Organization

    By The NonProfit Times — December 1, 2012

    It’s probably a safe assumption that your nonprofit is looking to find that great employee who will bring their organization to the next level. Too bad everyone else is, too.

  • Conducting A Job Analysis

    By The NonProfit Times — November 30, 2012

    How well do you know the jobs at your nonprofit? Even if you think you have it all covered, it’s important to undergo a thorough analysis of the positions at your organization.

  • Managing Nonprofit Diversity Conflict

    By The NonProfit Times — November 25, 2012

    Diversity has become the goal at every level of American life. Efforts to promote it have been rightfully applauded. Here’s the real question: Are organizations correctly handling these efforts?

  • Make Your Job Candidate Say “I Do”

    By The NonProfit Times — November 15, 2012

    After what seemed like an eternity of reviewing resumés and conducting job interviews, you’ve finally decided which candidate you want to hire. Now it’s time to offer them the job.


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