It is remarkable how much more money can be raised when everyone is emotionally tied to an organization. Studies show that employee engagement not only results in better performance but also helps to drive recruitment in a competitive market for competent staff.
Yours is probably a great place to work and you should be competing in the 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 https://www.bestnonprofitstoworkfor.com and sign-up to compete for local, state and national bragging rights in the small, medium and large-sized organizational categories.