Nonprofit HR is often sought after regarding social sector research and talent. This page provides social sector HR-related news and insights to publishers, editors and reporters of all major and social sector-specific press outlets.

Feature News Stories in Nonprofit HR and Other Publications

Everything You Need to Know About Stay Interviews 

https://lattice.com/library/everything-you-need-to-know-about-stay-interviews

SHRM: Family-Building Benefits

https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/all-things-work/pages/family-building-benefits.aspx

Philanthropy.com: The Nonprofit Hiring Crisis

https://www.philanthropy.com/article/the-nonprofit-hiring-crisis

American University: Piloting a Program That Betters How AU Works

https://www.american.edu/news/au-supervisors-academy-human-resources.cfm

Hackernoon: The Best Practices for DEI at Your Nonprofit

https://hackernoon.com/the-best-practices-for-dei-at-your-nonprofit

Prism Reports: Workers Are Not Destroying Progressive Movements

https://prismreports.org/2022/08/18/workers-are-not-destroying-movements/

Broadway World: 35 Professionals Will Attend Essentials of Orchestra Management

https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwclassical/article/35-Professionals-Will-Attend-Essentials-of-Orchestra-Management-20220713

YubaNet.com: Jenny Darlington-Person of Music in the Mountains Selected to Attend Program at Julliard

https://yubanet.com/regional/jenny-darlington-person-of-music-in-the-mountains-selected-to-attend-program-at-julliard/

SHRM: Time for Nonprofits to Revisit Performance Management and Pay Strategies

https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/compensation/pages/time-for-nonprofits-to-revisit-performance-management-and-pay-strategies.aspx

Forbes: The Great Resignation’s Impact On Nonprofits And What To Do About It

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinesscouncil/2022/06/13/the-great-resignations-impact-on-nonprofits-and-what-to-do-about-it/?sh=489cd3ad7424

Nonprofit HR News: Nonprofit HR to Present & Exhibit at 2022 SHRM Annual Conference and Expo

https://www.nonprofithr.com/media-alert-nonprofit-hr-to-present-exhibit-at-2022-shrm-annual-conference-and-expo/

Nonprofit HR News: Social Sector Update: Keating Advisors Merges with Nonprofit HR

https://www.nonprofithr.com/social-sector-updates-keating-advisors-merges-with-nonprofit-hr/

San Francisco Chronicle: S.F. looks to calm its streets with Urban Alchemy, a nonprofit that hires the formerly incarcerated. How is it going?

https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/article/urban-alchemy-17188458.php

SHRM blog: 13 Ways To Support Employees Mental and Social Wellness

https://blog.shrm.org/blog/13-ways-to-support-employees-mental-and-social-wellness

Cape & Plymouth Business Media: O’Malley Named to National ‘Social Impact Women to Watch’ List

https://capeplymouthbusiness.com/omalley-named-to-national/

New York Post: Work anxiety is keeping people out of the office, but how real is it? 

https://nypost.com/2022/04/28/anxiety-is-keeping-people-out-of-the-office-how-real-is-it/

News Express News: Anxiety is keeping people out of the office, but how real is it?

https://www.newexpressnews.com/anxiety-is-keeping-people-out-of-the-office-how-real-is-it/

The Journal Record: Mental Health Association CEO Recognized

https://journalrecord.com/2022/04/18/mental-health-association-ceo-recognized/

Nonprofit HR News: SHRM & Nonprofit HR Enter Exclusive Partnership to Serve Social Sector

https://www.nonprofithr.com/shrm-nonprofit-hr-enter-exclusive-partnership-to-serve-social-sector/

Nonprofit HR News: 2022 Social Impact Women to Watch Finalists Announced

https://www.nonprofithr.com/finalists-announced-2022-social-impact-women-to-watch/

National Council of Nonprofits: Employer Branding — A Communication Imperative for Nonprofit Organizations

https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/thought-leadership/employer-branding-communication-imperative-nonprofit-organizations

Nonprofit Quarterly: Person First, Disability Second: The Road to Full Inclusion

https://nonprofitquarterly.org/person-first-disability-second-the-road-to-full-inclusion/

American Board of Genetic Counseling, Inc. (ABGC): Nonprofit HR recently conducted ABGC’s DEIJ Certification Assessment

https://www.abgc.net/for-diplomates/diplomate-spotlight/diplomates/nonprofit-hr/

The NonProfit Times: Great Resignation? Survey Shows Not For Many NPOs

https://www.thenonprofittimes.com/hr/great-resignation-survey-shows-not-for-many-npos/

Philanthropy News Digest: How to turn the ‘Great Resignation’ into the ‘Great Attraction’

https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/features/the-sustainable-nonprofit/how-to-turn-the-great-resignation-into-the-great-attraction

Nonprofit HR News: Average Turnover Drops in Social Impact Organizations 7% Despite Great Resignation

https://www.nonprofithr.com/average-turnover-in-social-impact-organizations-drops-7-despite-the-great-resignation/

The Association for Talent Development: Nonprofits Are Prioritizing Talent Management in 2022

https://www.td.org/magazines/td-magazine/nonprofits-are-prioritizing-talent-management-in-2022

Nonprofit HR News: Nonprofit HR Announces Strategic Partnership with Birches Group

https://nonprofithr.com/nonprofit-hr-announces-partnership-with-birches-group/

Giving Compass: Research Shows Renewed Focus on Nonprofit Talent

https://givingcompass.org/article/research-shows-renewed-focus-on-nonprofit-talent/

Philanthropy News Digest: Nonprofits focused on diverse talent acquisition in 2022, survey finds

https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/news/nonprofits-focused-on-diverse-talent-acquisition-in-2022-survey-finds

Mass Nonprofit: Nonprofits Seek Diverse Staff, but Few Have a Formal Strategy

http://massnonprofit.org/news/general-news/nonprofits-seek-diverse-staff-but-few-have-a-formal-strategy

Nonprofit HR News: Nonprofits Deepen Focus on Diverse Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards for 2022

https://www.nonprofithr.com/for-immediate-release-nonprofits-deepen-focus-on-diverse-talent-acquisition-total-rewards-for-2022/

SHRM: Should Employers Prioritize Internal Promotions?

https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/winter2021/pages/should-employers-prioritize-internal-promotions.aspx

Inside Charity: Now is the Time to Form a Retention Strategy for Your Nonprofit

https://insidecharity.org/2021/11/17/now-is-the-time-to-form-a-retention-strategy-for-your-nonprofit/

Nonprofit HR News: Democracy NC Seeks New Executive Leadership Team to Steer Growth and Impact

https://www.nonprofithr.com/nonprofit-hr-news-democracy-nc-seeks-new-executive-leadership-team-to-steer-growth-and-impact/

AV Magazine: Diversification is the key to success

https://www.avinteractive.com/features/research/diversification-key-success-14-10-2021/

The NonProfit Times: Staff Retention A Major Problems for NPOs
https://www.thenonprofittimes.com/hr/staff-retention-a-major-problem-for-npos/#

Nonprofit HR News: New survey finds nonprofits do not have a strategy to prevent employee turnover during Great Resignation
https://www.nonprofithr.com/new-survey-finds-nonprofits-do-not-have-a-strategy-to-prevent-employee-turnover-during-great-resignation/

Stanford Social Innovation Review: The Time is Right for Organizational Learning
https://ssir.org/articles/entry/the_time_is_right_for_organizational_learning

ASAE: Retain Top Talent Through Agile Compensation Strategies
https://www.asaecenter.org/resources/articles/an_plus/2021/september/retain-top-talent-through-agile-compensation-strategies

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: How to Hang On Fundraisers in a Hot Job Market
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/how-to-hang-on-to-fundraisers-in-a-hot-job-market?cid=gen_sign_in&cid2=gen_login_refresh

FAR: 5 Tips Corner – Returning to the Workplace: Strategies and Essential Considerations for Nonprofits
https://far-roundtable.wildapricot.org/page-1860262

Business Wire: ADEA to Launch Major Dental Education-wide Climate Assessment on Diversity and Inclusion
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210715006057/en/ADEA-to-Launch-Major-Dental-Education-wide-Climate-Assessment-on-Diversity-and-Inclusion

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Nonprofit ‘Salary Secrecy’ Targeted in the Name of Pay Equity

https://www.philanthropy.com/article/nonprofit-salary-secrecy-targeted-in-the-name-of-pay-equity

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Half of Nonprofits Won’t Require Employees to Be Vaccinated as They Return to Work, Poll Finds (subscription required)
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/half-of-nonprofits-wont-require-employees-to-be-vaccinated-as-they-return-to-work-poll-finds?cid=gen_sign_in

The Nonprofit Times: Only 10% of NPOs Will Require COVID Vaccinations
https://www.thenonprofittimes.com/hr/only-10-of-npos-will-require-covid-vaccinations/

New Survey Results Reveal How Nonprofit Leaders are Transitioning Back to the Workplace
70% of Survey Respondents Report Employees are Still Primarily Remote

Independent Sector: On Building Talent Management Capacity for Nonprofits
https://independentsector.org/news-post/on-building-talent-management-capacity-for-nonprofits/

Nonprofit New York: Nonprofit New York Launches 2021 Compensation Survey
https://www.nonprofitnewyork.org/2021/05/nonprofit-new-york-launches-2021-compensation-survey/

Massnonprofit: Nonprofits Prioritize Diversity, but Only 21% Have a Strategy
http://massnonprofit.org/news/general-news/nonprofits-prioritize-diversity-but-only-21-have-a-strategy

Bloomberg Law: Companies Battle Worker Burnout to Meet Diversity Pledges
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/employee-benefits/companies-battle-worker-burnout-to-meet-diversity-pledges

ebn: Employers are struggling with Black workers’ mental health amidst DEI initiatives
https://www.benefitnews.com/articles/companies-are-struggling-with-minority-employee-burnout-in-diversity-pledges

Vision Monday: Vision Expo Announces Upcoming Virtual EYE2EYE Series Session: Opening Your Eyes! A First Look at the Industry’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Survey Results 
https://www.visionmonday.com/latest-news/article/vision-expo-announces-upcoming-virtual-eye2eye-series-session-opening-your-eyes-a-first-look-at-the-industrys-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-dei-survey-results/

Ohio Society of Association Executives: Now Could be the Time to Revamp Your Organization’s Job Titles
https://www.osae.org/aws/OSAE/pt/sd/news_article/367246/_blank/layout_details/false

Philanthropy News Digest: Best technology practices for hiring nonprofit staff, part one
https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/columns/techsoup-pnd/best-technology-practices-for-hiring-nonprofit-staff-part-one

Scaling Your Nonprofit’s Impact Starts With Your People

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinesscouncil/2021/04/07/scaling-your-nonprofits-impact-starts-with-your-people/?sh=702cf7271ab4

Leading HR In Nonprofits: Five Ways to Drive Employee Engagement

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2021/04/05/leading-hr-in-nonprofits-five-ways-to-drive-employee-engagement/?sh=538d2ea57d23

Nonprofit HR Announces 2021 Nonprofit Women to Watch List
Ten Social Sector Women Named to Annual List for Significant Contributions to the Sector

Forbes: Five Tips For Hiring And Managing Effective Nonprofit Employees

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesnonprofitcouncil/2021/03/04/five-tips-for-hiring-and-managing-effective-nonprofit-employees/?sh=795d56ce62c5

Nonprofit HR Expands Operational Capacity to Meet Social Sector Talent Management Needs
The Firm to Increase Service Delivery to Nonprofits to Scale Mission Impact

Terry Perenich to Lead Nonprofit HR’s Service Delivery Function
Accomplished Business Operations Leader to Increase Service Capacity to Nonprofits

Sidney Abrams to Lead Nonprofit HR’s New Business Development Function
Former HR Consulting Leader Spearheads Architecture of Innovative Talent Management Solutions

DollarSprout: How to Write a Resume From Start to Finish
https://dollarsprout.com/how-to-make-a-resume/

Over 60% of Social Impact Organizations Changed HR Practices to Realize Greater Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Nonprofit HR Data Reveals New Diversity Practices in Social Sector

CEO Update: Groups Hustle to Create, Fill Diversity Roles Amid Social Change
https://ceoupdate.com/articles/news/groups-hustle-create-fill-diversity-roles-amid-social-change

DollarSprout: How to Change Careers Smoothly in 6 Simple Steps
https://dollarsprout.com/how-to-change-careers

Nonprofit HR Launches New Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Consulting Practice
Emily Holthaus to Lead DEI Consulting Initiatives for Social Impact Organizations

DollarSprout: 11 Skills Employers Look for That Most People Never Think About
https://dollarsprout.com/skills-employers-look-for

Forbes: 69% Of Nonprofits Considering Long-Term Remote Work: Study
https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisstrub/2020/06/11/remotework/#29d7d0804224

HR Exchange Network: The State of Mental Health and the Workplace
https://www.hrexchangenetwork.com/employee-engagement/articles/the-state-of-mental-health-and-the-workplace

Associations Now: What Success Looks Like for Association Diversity
https://associationsnow.com/2020/07/success-looks-like-association-diversity/

Business Management Daily: Rethinking benefits and PTO in light of the COVID-19 crisis https://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/61528/rethinking-benefits-and-pto-in-light-of-the-covid-19-crisis/

Biz Journals: In Her Own Words: Lisa Brown Alexander, Founder and CEO of Nonprofit HR, declares ‘I am officially tired’ and keeps going 100 mph
https://www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/news/latest-news/2020/06/in-her-own-words-lisa-brown-alexander.html

Washington, D.C. Social Impact Leaders Invited to Provide Insights in Midst of City’s Reopening Effort
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Media-Release-ReOpenDc2020-Public.pdf

How Should You Be Talking With Employees About Racism?
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/351522

Starting Points for Discussing Racism With Employees – Experts weigh in on what to say and how to say it
https://www.osae.org/aws/OSAE/pt/sd/news_article/305514/_blank/layout_details/false

A Resilient Sector: Realities and Facts: 800+ social impact organizations affirm nonprofits up and running during and post-pandemic
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Final-Media-Release-Nonprofit-COVID-19-Response-Survey-Results.pdf

Wall Street Journal: It’s Not Just Working Remotely; Hiring and Onboarding Go Virtual
https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-not-just-working-remotely-hiring-and-onboarding-go-virtual-too-11586963419?ns=prod/accounts-wsj

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Emergency Paid Leave – Answers to Your Questions
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Emergency-Paid-Leave-Answers/248411

Chronicle of Philanthropy: How to Adapt Your Nonprofit’s Sick-Leave Policy During COVID-19
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Adapt-Your/248388

Service Nonprofits Indicate Readiness to Meeting Needs of Communities they Serve
https://www.nonprofithr.com/service-nonprofits-indicate-readiness-to-meeting-needs-of-communities-they-serve-during-coronavirus-pandemic/

Preliminary Survey Results: Social Impact Organizations Indicate 66% COVID-19 Virtual Workforce Readiness Plan
https://www.nonprofithr.com/media-alert-pulse-survey-preliminary-results-coronavirus-social-impact-organizations/

Associations Now: How Association Leaders Can Bust Myths About Nonprofits
https://associationsnow.com/2020/03/association-leaders-can-bust-myths-nonprofits/

The NonProfit Times: Nonprofit Staff Are Getting Performance Incentives -HR managers focusing on staff retention as pool of workers tightens
https://www.thenonprofittimes.com/hr/nonprofit-staff-are-getting-performance-incentives/

NonprofitPro: Do You Mismanage Millenials? 
https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/do-you-mismanage-millennials/

Associations Now: Survey – Nonprofit Employers Face Turnover Issues as Misperceptions Linger
https://associationsnow.com/2020/02/survey-nonprofit-employers-face-turnover-issues-as-misperceptions-linger/

Forbes: 45% of Nonprofit Employees to Seek New Jobs by 2025: Report

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisstrub/2020/02/10/nonprofithr/?sh=2c3d466915ca

Nonprofit HR CEO Named to ESSEC Business School’s International Advisory Board
https://www.nonprofithr.com/nonprofit-hr-ceo-named-to-essec-business-schools-international-advisory-board/

Nonprofit HR Wins ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Talent Satisfaction Diamond Award for Service Excellence
https://www.nonprofithr.com/13240-2/

23% of Survey Respondents Indicate Disinterest in Working for Nonprofits
New Nonprofit Survey Data Reveals Job Applicants’ Outlook for Nonprofits

Preliminary Survey Results Show Nonprofits Prioritizing Culture and Engagement in 2020
New Nonprofit Survey Data Reveal Current Talent Management Practices 

MassNonprofit: Report – Only 31% of Nonprofits Have a Diversity Strategy
http://www.massnonprofit.org/news.php?artid=5926&catid=13

Baltimore Business Journal: Help Desk – How stay interviews can help retain top talent
https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2019/12/06/help-deskhow-stay-interviews-can-
help-retain-top.html?iana=hpmvp_bal_news_headline

Chronicle of Philanthropy: Few Nonprofits Have Taken Concrete Steps to Become More Diverse, According to New Report
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Few-Nonprofits-Have-Taken/247581

DiversityInc. Story: Study Finds Many Nonprofits Conscious of Staff Diversity, But Still Struggling with Implementation
https://www.diversityinc.com/study-finds-nonprofits-struggle-with-staff-diversity/

69% of Nonprofits Lacking Formal Diversity Strategy – Full Nonprofit Survey Data Reveals Current Diversity Practices
Full Nonprofit Survey Data Reveals Current Diversity Practices

New Survey Results Show that More than Half of Nonprofits Provide Diversity Training
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Media-Release-Nonprofit-Diversity-Practices-Survey-2019.pdf

NonprofitPro: The Pros and Cons of Working Remotely for Nonprofit Employees
https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/the-pros-and-cons-of-working-remotely-for-nonprofit-employees/

NonprofitPro:Dealing With the Nonprofit Sector’s Biggest Challenge in 2019
https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/dealing-with-the-nonprofit-sectors-biggest-challenge-in-2019/

National Council for Negro Women (NCNW) Hires New CAO
https://www.nonprofithr.com/10980-2/

Nonprofit HR is on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 99 Percent
https://www.nonprofithr.com/nonprofit-hr-is-on-the-2019-inc-5000-with-three-year-revenue-growth-of-99-percent/

Lack of Opportunity for Career Growth Driving Premature Resignations in Nonprofits
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Media-Release-2019-Nonprofit-Retention-Practices-Survey-Result.docx

Request for Coverage: CHRO Two-Day Event to Discuss Nonprofit Talent Sector Priorities and Challenges
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Nonprofit-HR-Hosts-CHRO-Retreat-for-Social-Sector-Leaders-Publish225.pdf

Nonprofit HR Wins Best of Staffing® Talent Award for Fourth Consecutive Year!
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Best-of-Staffing-Talent-News-Release-Nonprofit-HR-2019A.pdf

Nonprofits Nationwide Prioritize Hiring Diverse Talent for 2019
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Press-Release-2019-Talent-Management-Priorities-Survey-Nonprofit-Final-1.30.19.pdf

Additional Story on Topic:
Study: Nonprofits Nationwide Prioritize Hiring Diverse Talent for 2019

Nonprofit HR Increases Focus on Talent Management with Performing Arts Community
https://www.nonprofithr.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Nonprofit-HR-Secured-by-Kennedy-Center-for-Interim-Project-Final-Jan8.pdf

Nonprofit HR’s Talent and Culture Summit
https://www.nonprofithr.com/nonprofit-hrs-talent-culture-summit/

What’s Getting in the Way of Your Talent Strategy?
https://associationsnow.com/2015/03/whats-getting-way-talent-strategy/

4 Things No One Tells You about Working for Nonprofits
https://www.brazen.com/blog/archive/job-search/4-things-no-one-tells-you-about-working-for-nonprofits/

Is a Nonprofit Job Right for You?
https://www.aarp.org/work/job-hunting/info-07-2013/nonprofit-job-for-you.html

Working Woman: Lisa Brown Morton, President & CEO of Nonprofit HR
https://wjla.com/features/working-women/working-woman-lisa-brown-morton-president-ceo-of-nonprofit-hr

5 Tips To Get A Nonprofit Job Now
https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2015/02/25/5-tips-to-get-a-nonprofit-job-now/#4bf5dacf146d

Can Nonprofit Organizations Compete in the War for Talent?
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-novick-okeefe/nonprofit_hiring-_b_6517568.html

How to Profit Modestly by Moving to a Nonprofit
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/18/education/how-to-profit-modestly-by-moving-to-a-nonprofit.html?emc=eta1&_r=1

Half of Nonprofits Plan to Add Jobs This Year, Study Finds
https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Half-of-Nonprofits-Plan-to-Add/228129

HR Study Points to a Need to Retain by Engagement in Nonprofits
https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2014/03/17/hr-study-points-to-a-need-to-retain-by-engagement-in-nonprofits/

Is Nonprofit Employee Retention Linked To Compensation?
http://www.thenonprofittimes.com/news-articles/is-nonprofit-employee-retention-linked-to-compensation/