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501 Forum: A Nonprofit Learning Series @ Cushman & Wakefield
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
501 Forum: A Nonprofit Learning Series @ Cushman & Wakefield | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Diversity/Nonprofit Staff Recruitment and Retention:

In this session, you’ll hear from Lisa Brown Alexander, CEO of Nonprofit HR, who will lead an informative, engaging discussion about the intersection of organizational strategy and talent strategy and why now, more than ever, nonprofits must invest more deeply in talent to ensure mission achievement.  Discussion topics will include:

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Social Sector
  • Three Nonprofit Talent Trends that Every CEO Should Know
  • Why Talent Will be Everything in 2017
Executive Succession: What To Do If Your CEO is Leaving or How To Plan When They Do @ Webinar
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nonprofit HR’s President & CEO, Lisa Brown Alexander and BoardEffect’s EVP, Dottie Schindlinger are teaming up for an informative webinar on how to prepare your board for executive succession.

According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, 59 percent of nonprofits don’t have a formal succession plan in place. And with the increasing and current trend of nonprofit CEO turnover, most organizations find themselves ill prepared to handle these changes. Join the webinar and you’ll receive insights on:

  • Best practices in managing an executive transition
  • Technology workflows that can help navigate these changes
  • Other nonprofits experiences and what you can take away from them

You will leave this 45-minute session prepared to effectively navigate these changes for your board!

Register now! 

Webinar: Nonprofit Compensation Planning Conference @ Webinar
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Compensation planning can be an intimidating process for a nonprofit organization. While budgeting salary and benefits may seem objective, it is actually influenced by many factors including: philosophical considerations, competition, regulation, etc. For example, philosophically, there is the belief that nonprofit compensation levels are justifiably lower than for-profit sector salaries, and from a regulatory perspective, there are always concerns that signs of “excessive compensation” could trigger greater IRS scrutiny. There are no specific formulas for determining employee compensation. This doesn’t, however, reduce the need for an overall compensation plan which begins with your CEO/executive director and covers every other level in your organization. The risks associated with not having a well-reasoned and documented compensation plan are just too great not to take seriously. Not only do you run the practical risks of being unable to attract and retain the best qualified talent, but by following loose compensation practices you may also be inviting greater government scrutiny. You should understand the critical elements that need to be included in your compensation plan and the timeframe for developing a reality-based compensation plan.

Nonprofit Compensation Planning Is Essential for Attracting & Retaining Key Employees presented by Sidney Abrams, SPHR, director of consulting services, and Heather de la Riva, consultant, NonprofitHR Solutions, is brought to you by KNOWLEDGEConferences.


Mr. Abrams and Ms. de la Riva will cover:

  • Required elements of a compensation plan including salary, benefits, and other forms of compensation both financial and nonfinancial in nature
  • Developing a compensation philosophy that fits your nonprofit
  • The process for approving the compensation of your CEO/executive director and certain other key executives
  • The importance of conducting an independent review of compensation decisions, using objective comparative salary data, and documenting your decisions as part of your board minutes
  • Understanding how to interpret comparative salary data and how to benchmark your compensation decisions
  • How to effectively communicate your compensation plan with your employees
  • The importance of conducting an annual review of your compensation plan
Webinar: Hands Off? The Board’s Role in Human Resource Management @ Webinar
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Webinar: Hands Off? The Board's Role in Human Resource Management @ Webinar
What role should your board play when it comes to managing your organization’s talent? Join Lisa Brown Alexander and Sidney Abrams of Nonprofit HR, Thursday, March 23, for a webinar where they’ll discuss the appropriate role your nonprofit board should play in human resource management.

You’ll gain insights on:

  • The difference between governance and management
  • Strategies to develop and delineate board roles related to HR and talent management
  • The role of the board in HR

With the right partnership between your board and your staff, your organization’s team will be strengthened so you can further your mission.

Reserve your spot now for next month’s webinar.

2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit @ Washington Marriott Metro Center
Apr 5 @ 1:30 pm – Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm
2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit @ Washington Marriott Metro Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Hunger. Poverty. Inequality. Education and mis-education. Social, political and environmental justice. Professional and economic advancement. Political and religious freedom. Immigration reform. Animal welfare. Human rights. Access to healthcare. Global warming. What do these movements share in common?

The demands being placed on the nation’s social sector are accelerating, yet its people practices continue to lag in the face of mounting pressure. More than ever before, impact-focused nonprofits and associations are recognizing that without keen focus on and investment in smart talent and culture systems, their missions may not be realized. It is out of this recognition that the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit was born. The 2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit is a transformational three-day event where forward-thinking nonprofit and association leaders exchange fresh ideas and collaborate on new ways to advance their missions and goals through talent.

Regular Registration is open and our flash sale is on! Save $120 when you register with the code JAN120 by 1/24.