Ask almost anyone who works at a nonprofit to tell you the best part about working there and the answer generally will be: the mission. And, that’s great. But loving the mission doesn’t pay the electric bill. Employees of nonprofit organizations likely understand that concept. Things such as salary aren’t going to be at the same levels of for-profit companies.
They do it for other reasons or find other benefits (monetary or otherwise) that fulfill them in their careers. Leaders at organizations in the 2014 Best Nonprofits To Work For seem to understand that inclination. What makes an organization a Best Nonprofit To Work For? If you subscribe to the idea of Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, then there are a number of common traits among nonprofits on this year’s list, regardless of their size.