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Performance Evaluations Shouldn’t Be Uncomfortable...

Performance evaluations for employees can be a pretty uncomfortable task, especially if the evaluation is unfavorable. A lot of managers would rather avoid them altogether but that’s not an option. Luckily, there are ways to make these meetings less tense for both sides. According to Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem in “The Big Book of […]

Male To Female Ratio On Boards Impacts Pay...

Women earn 8.9% less than men at nonprofit organizations with the gap becoming greater when there is room for salary negotiations. Women close some of the gap if there are more woman on the organization’s board. The paper, “Negotiation and Executive Gender Pay Gaps in Nonprofit Organizations,” was accepted for publication in the Review of Accounting Studies. […]

New Clearinghouse For Volunteer Opportunities In Texas...

A new online source for volunteering across Texas will aim to connect individuals with volunteer opportunities throughout the Lone Star State. Austin-based OneStar Foundation  launched VolunteerTX in anticipation of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24). VolunteerTX is publicly available for anyone to search and currently features nearly 2,000 listings, which can be filtered by geography, issue […]

Nonprofit Jobs Jumping, Up 8.9%...

Nonprofit jobs saw their strongest rebound in six months, with almost 81,000 jobs recovered in March. That’s a jump of 8.9% —  the largest monthly rebound in nonprofit jobs since August — from more than 900,000 jobs still lost as of February. “This recovery will need to be sustained for a significant period to restore […]

12 Best Practices to Help Bring Staff Back...

Many employees are still working at home as the pandemic lingers. But now that vaccination distribution has ramped up, many leaders are counting down the days to when they can bring employees back and once again maximize the rewards of face-to-face collaboration and innovation.  The biggest question on their minds: How can we do this […]

Nonprofit Alliance Launches COVID, Communicable Disease Coverage...

Insurance policies all have exclusions from coverage. Nonprofit executives found out the hard way that despite buying every available coverage, COVID-19 or other such events were out of the coverage area. The Nonprofits Insurance Alliance (NIA), a group of 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt insurers, is now allowing member nonprofits to purchase protection from liability claims stemming […]

NPO Workplace Reopening PPP — Places, People And Processes...

With the federal government aiming to get 200 million Americans vaccinated by May, and some restrictions on events being lifted in parts of the United States, nonprofit executives could be faced with questions of how to reopen workplaces on a limited basis or simply how to handle staff returning to the office. The New York […]

Navigation Systems To Find Board Members...

Your nonprofit leadership has done an assessment of board membership and determined that you need a few new members to fill particular roles and responsibilities. Instead of simply asking friends if they want to join, consider doing a search as if you were hiring a senior executive. Here are some places to look for new […]

Nonprofit Jobs Down 7.4% In Year Since Pandemic...

The nonprofit sector lost almost a million jobs over the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, with losses in the health care and education fields accounting for almost three out of five job losses. The Center for Civil Society Studies (CCSS) at Johns Hopkins University has been tracking job loss in the nonprofit sector since […]

NOTE To C-Suite: You Should A Gotten A Medical Degree...

You should have gone to med school. That’s if you want the highest salary and benefits at a nonprofit. The CEO gig ranks seventh on the pay list. A chief medical officer takes home an average pay of $233,320. The average CEO/President/Executive Director salary was $141,943. The chief development officer’s pay averaged $119,077. That’s part […]