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5 Reasons Employees Won’t Hate You...

Is it better to be loved or feared? Michael Corleone grabbled with that question, and even asked his mother for the answer. While some bosses might prefer the latter, most would prefer for their employees to enjoy working for them. After all, that leads to better morale. Yet being a boss who everyone loves to […]

DEI Efforts Within Nonprofits Lag in Practice...

Nonprofits talk a good diversity, equity and inclusion game, but their actions speak more softly. People of color or sexual orientations other than heteronormative continue to lag in their representation and advancement within nonprofits, according to a new study from the Building Movement Project. a leadership diversity organization based in New York City. Among more […]

Working From Home Has Tax Impact For Staff...

Let’s say you live in New Hampshire, you work at a nonprofit in Massachusetts and due to COVID are working from home. Or, maybe you live in New Jersey and are forced to remotely work for your New York City-based nonprofit. You saved on commuting costs. But if you didn’t have your tax withholding adjusted, […]

Average Salary Hikes Pegged At 2.69%...

Preliminary data from research for the 2021 NPT Salary and Benefits shows that the average salary increase — even amid a pandemic — is 2.69%. Also, TeleMental Health and TeleMedicine are the hot new benefits, as people remain wary regarding the coronavirus. We need you to help add to the data. Join the most respected […]

Nonprofit COVID Response Job Layoffs Spiking...

A slowdown in nonprofit job recovery that’s been underway for months continued into September, with nonprofit jobs posting a modest 2-percent recovery compared to August, according to data from the Center for Civil Society Studies (CCSS) at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. The field of education was the only one tracked that had a […]

Moore Continues Fundraising Talent Acquisition...

Direct response marketing firm Moore continues its expansion and talent acquisition, announcing three hires or promotions of people with relatively high profiles in nonprofit fundraising. Andrew Olsen, CFRE, was appointed as president of ResourceOne Fundraising Group in Tulsa, Okla. Olsen joins the company as current president Bryan Lank transitions to a new position as chief […]

Pandemic Sparking New Wave Of Volunteerism...

People are primed to offer their time and sweat to nonprofits once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, according to Civic Life Today, a new study from Points of Light, an Atlanta-based organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes people to volunteer for a variety of civic activities. How nonprofits choose to approach these individuals will determine […]

Racial Equity Training In Nonprofit Technology...

A new guide provides a jumping-off point for conversations about racial equality within nonprofit technology operations. NTEN Equity Guide for Nonprofit Technology, issued by Portland, Ore.-based NTEN, addresses inequity concerns in technology staffing, processes and implementation issues. The guide seeks to help level the playing field among all stakeholders in the nonprofit field, whether funders […]

Human Resources: Staff Qualities And Social Work...

Maximizing the talent and potential of staff to ensure success of an organization’s mission is of course essential. With this in mind, it is important to remember both that nonprofits differ in their approach to social change and that individuals differ in their strengths and interests. In their book, “From the Ground Up,” Carol Chetkovich […]

Employee Strife Continues At DoSomething...

Almost half of the employees at DoSomething.org walked out this morning demanding that CEO Aria Finger resign. The work stoppage comes weeks after the board of directors reinstated her subsequent to an investigation into allegations against executive leadership about work culture and abusive treatment. A message to DoSomething.org’s press team was not returned by posting. […]