When Considering Executive Search Firms – Bigger Is Not Better

By Nonprofit HR on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

N2growth has a great infographic that shows bigger executive search firms are not always the right choice for organizations needing such services. One key characteristic of a small firm is that there is more personal interaction with the recruiter allowing the search firm to gain a better understanding of the culture of your organization. That understanding  … Read more

Technology to Help Control the Cost of Benefits Programs

By Nonprofit HR on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

New surveys are indicating that more than half of employers say they will be expanding their use of technology to help control the cost of employee benefits programs. But is the technology integrated enough to keep cost down as it has with talent acquisition, leave management or time and attendance? John Lamb has more details. “More than  … Read more

Make Your Employee Engagement Survey Work

By Nonprofit HR on Monday, November 5th, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

Employee engagement surveys are wonderful! They are full of HR goodness and only outstanding organizations conduct them – that’s why they are outstanding organizations. But often times all of the power of engagement surveys are never unlocked by HR. JasonLauritsen calls engagement surveys “seductive mistress for leaders and human resources professionals.” Why? Lauritsen says there are  … Read more

2012 Nonprofit Human Resources Conference Top Ten Seminar List

By Nonprofit HR on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 in Uncategorized. No Comments

The attendees of the Nonprofit Human Resource Conference have selected, through the conference’s review process, their top ten breakout sessions for the 2012 edition of the annual sector-wide educational event. The top ten list is: FOCUS: The Other F-word – Richard Dedor, Founder, Richard Dedor (pictured right) Secret Savings on Unemployment Costs and Taxes –  … Read more

Time to Update Your Crisis-Management Plan?

By Nonprofit HR on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

The entire social impact talent management community plays a vital role in providing guidance, strategy and implementation support to their employees during periods of rapid change and uncertainty. Access Nonprofit HR’s Coronavirus Digital Information Portal for evolving news updates. As COVID-19 news grows, many nonprofits discovered they need to update their crisis-management plans. These are all hands on deck  … Read more

Washington Office Closed – Tuesday, October 30, 2012

By Nonprofit HR on Monday, October 29th, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

    Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Washington, DC office of Nonprofit HR Solutions will be closed Tuesday, October 30, 2012.  Employees of the firm that are outside the affects of Sandy will continue to serve our clients. Messages can be left at 202.785.2060 or at info@nonprofithr.com. We will respond to your inquiries as soon  … Read more

Nonprofit Leaders Urge Candidates to Protect Tax Break

By Nonprofit HR on Friday, October 26th, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

The leaders of numerous national nonprofit organizations are teaming up to lobby the presidential campaigns and Washington to preserve charitable tax deductions that may be on the chopping black with this year’s budget negotiations. Doug Donovan has all the details. “Leaders of big nationwide nonprofits sent letters to President Obama and Mitt Romney on Thursday urging  … Read more

Popular Kids Make More Money

By Nonprofit HR on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

The homecoming king still rules. That’s the conclusion of four scholars writing for the National Bureau of Economic Research. Their paper, ‘Popularity‘ finds that the more friends you had in high school, the greater will be your earning power later on in life. What does it say about hiring and performance review practices when a  … Read more

Is Your Workplace Psychologically Safe?

By Nonprofit HR on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 in Nonprofit HR News. No Comments

Is your organization a psychologically safe workplace? Should it be? Will it soon have to be? Judy Gerstel has a small story on how psychologically safe workplaces maybe a thing of the very near future. “The answer will come some time after Nov. 7. That’s when the Mental Health Commission of Canada is expected to  … Read more