Knowledge & Insights
How nonprofit professionals stay ahead of the curve when it comes to talent and culture.
Nonprofit HR is widely recognized as a leader in gathering data and developing talent management resources for nonprofit leaders and human resources professionals. From culture management to harassment prevention to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, we provide the guidance your organization needs to best support your people.
Download a brand new report which includes never before compiled data about diversity practices of social impact organizations across North America. Included in the report you will learn about organizations that have:
- a formal diversity statement and strategy
- tips for strengthening your organization’s diversity statement
- what organizations report as their greatest diversity challenges
- diversity training tips
- diversity metrics
- and much more, including demographic data
Tap into our latest insights and knowledge-building opportunities here.
Research & Data
Get the latest data on job growth, hiring and employment in the nonprofit sector, as well as HR benchmarks, from our original research and reports.
Read our latest thinking on the issues that matter most in nonprofit talent and culture. Visit our insight library.
Learn critical, nonprofit-focused human resources skills and talent and culture strategies from our team of experts.
How should organizations plan for an uncertain future, especially when the external environment is changing daily and weekly? What does a viable workforce plan look like as the need arise for contracting and expanding staff? Register for this Virtual Town Hall and explore mission sustainability through workforce planning and hear best practices for navigating uncharted waters.
While every organization is unique, it is helpful to understand the legal, financial and practical differences among hiring freezes, furloughs and layoffs.
Questions we will review during the Town Hall include:
- Who should be involved in your organization’s workforce planning and the decision-making process?
- Should your organization have multiple contingency plans? How far ahead can your organization really plan?
- How does your organization’s financial sustainability impact if and when you choose one option over the other?
- What are the legal and financial implications of hiring freezes, furloughs, layoffs and position eliminations?
- How can your organization avoid benefits compliance pitfalls during these scenarios?
- How does the WARN (Workers’ Adjustment & Retraining Notification) Act of 1988 apply during a pandemic?
- How can your organization help staff manage “survivor’s guilt” if their colleagues are part of a layoff?
|Lisa McKeown |
Senior HR Business Partner
About Lisa McKeown:
About Lisa Wright Ponce:
Jennifer counsels employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters, and advises clients on compliance with a variety of federal and state laws. Jennifer assists with the development and implementation of employment policies; strategizing for lay-offs; determining disability accommodations; and drafting and negotiating executive employment, restrictive covenants, service, severance, and settlement agreements. Jennifer has significant experience in conducting internal investigations and performing company-wide audits of employee classifications to ensure compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws.
In addition, she assists clients by reviewing and revising employee handbooks and other policies and procedures, including compensation practices, leave administration, and discipline/termination procedures. Jennifer regularly conducts equal employment opportunity and harassment and wage and hour compliance training for clients. See full bio.
This event is being co-hosted by Nonprofit HR and Venable, LLP.
About Nonprofit HR
Nonprofit HR is the country’s leading and oldest firm focused exclusively on the talent management needs of social impact organizations. We focus our efforts on project-based human resources consulting, HR outsourcing, talent acquisition, and executive search. Nonprofit HR also offers customized trainings, research and events, all with the objective of strengthening the people management capacity of the workforce.
Since 2000, our staff of credentialed experts have advanced the impact of some of the world’s most influential brands in the sector. See more information about Nonprofit HR.
Our professionals immerse themselves in our clients’ work to fully understand their biggest opportunities and challenges while helping them navigate an increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment. Today, with more than 850 professionals delivering services around the world, we’re helping our clients connect quickly and effectively to the experience, insights, and advice they need to achieve their most pressing objectives. See more information about Venable.
Featured Insight: Habits of Highly Effective Nonprofit Leaders
What sets the effective nonprofit leaders apart from the rest? We have the answers.
We connected with high-performing nonprofit leaders from organizations like the National 4-H Council and the YWCA and asked them what makes them tick. Each leader had unique insights into key habits that help them lead effectively, which we synergized into four key themes.
The most effective leaders:
- Place a high value on education
- Empower others
- Embrace Change
- Leverage their networks
These are habits you can cultivate in yourself and in your most promising nonprofit employees.