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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 […]

Inexperienced Staff, No Written Policy Hurts NPO Digital Strategy...

Nonprofits that have been successful on social media are mostly achieving their results through luck, as opposed to design. Only 40 percent have a cohesive written social media strategy. As a result, most are likely missing opportunities to highlight concerns, engage followers or increase donations. That’s among the data and strategies from The Nonprofit Social […]

United Way Worldwide Management Cleared In Investigation...

United Way Worldwide (UWW) followed appropriate policies and procedures in response to internal complaints from three employees who eventually filed the criticisms with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to an investigation into the matter released today. “The investigation was completed in a thorough, thoughtful, and dutiful manner, while also recognizing the urgency of […]

Nonprofit Staff Expect More Layoffs, Hiring Freezes...

The way nonprofits conduct business changed dramatically in 2020, on a number of levels, not only because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) but also boosted efforts around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in response to increased attention to social justice. Almost three out of five nonprofits cut costs last year and more than half expect to […]

Nonprofits Post Job Losses For December...

Modest rebounds in nonprofit jobs during the past six months reversed course in December — the first drop since May — and nearly wiped out two months of job growth, according to a new estimate on nonprofit jobs. The Center for Civil Society Studies (CCSS) at Johns Hopkins University estimated a loss of almost 51,000 nonprofit […]

10 Steps To Auditing Your Hiring Practices...

Google, Facebook and LinkedIn have changed dramatically the way companies look for candidates and hire people to fill positions. For small nonprofits, especially founder-run organizations, the move poses to be a problem, according to Maxine Harris and Michael B. O’Leary. In their book, “Tales From a Reluctant CEO: Lessons for Nonprofit and Start-up Leaders,” the […]

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 […]