With a glut of applicants and a dearth of job openings, hiring can be an intense process, on both sides of the desk. The people doing the hiring want to do the best they can, understanding that a good hire can be a blessing but a mistake can be disastrous.
Nonprofit managers can be very creative when recruiting volunteers. But many still find themselves struggling to find people willing to lend a hand.
When it comes to hiring, a resume can look very good to the prospective manager.
What has always worked might not always work. Things change due to new times, new pressures, new methods. That also goes for board membership and development. It’s time to start thinking new.
Most people don’t give a click about you if they don’t know your brand, according to Daniel McCallum, a Westminster, Colo.-based account manager at data analytics firm Datalogix.
The view most people have of communication is a simple one: It’s simple. You either communicate or you don’t.
Sponsorships generally mean that these something of value for all participants, the person writing the check and the nonprofit receiving it. These are business deals, and they must be viewed as such from the very beginning.
What is your nonprofit’s organizational culture? According to Nick Kachiroubas, Ph.D., of DePaul University, you should have a collaborative culture.
Performing a reference check on job applicants is usually standard procedure, but while some organizations have detailed formal procedures other act more haphazardly.
What does it take to be a good nonprofit board member?
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