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It costs roughly $15,000 to replace an employee earning $45,000, according to a study from a retention report from the Work Institute in Franklin, Tenn. And, employee engagement is vital to an ecosystem of success.

Finding and keeping a workforce of social good specialists is not easy in a gig economy. There are nonprofits where life is good and productive for those the organization serves and your staff.
Yours is probably a great place to work and you should prove it by competing in the 9th annual Best Nonprofits To Work For, a partnership between The NonProfit Times and the Best Companies Group.

Professional development, training, communication and confidence in leadership are among a number of things consistent across this year’s 50 organizations. The Best Nonprofits To Work For study identified 10 key drivers among organizations that made the list:

  • I feel I am valued in this organization.
  • I have confidence in the leadership of this organization.
  • I like the type of work that I do.
  • Most days, I feel I have made progress at work.
  • I can trust what this organization tells me.
  • At this organization, employees have fun at work.
  • I feel part of a team working toward a shared goal.
  • My pay is fair for the work I perform.
  • This organization treats me like a person, not a number.
  • This organization provides as much ongoing training as I need.

Check the website and sign-up to compete for local, state and national bragging rights in the small, medium and large-sized organizational categories.

As we celebrate our 36th year, NPT remains dedicated to supplying breaking news, in-depth reporting, and special issue coverage to help nonprofit executives run their organizations more effectively.