The Importance of Professional Development to Your Nonprofit

This was originally published on Top Nonprofits, and is being share here with permission. From marketing and communications duties to human resources and accounting tasks, a typical nonprofit employee constantly applies various tools and skill sets and covers a variety of roles–sometimes, daily! It’s essential that nonprofit boards and managers engage with their employees and help shape […]

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Dream Candidates Don’t Raise These Red Flags

  There are good reasons a candidate is on a job search. Sometimes job-seekers send off signals that remind you they might be passed over for promotion, burnt-out, or underpaid. As an interviewer you may extend “benefit of the doubt”, but you should heed red flags raised by candidates who may not be your best […]

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4 Ways Young Nonprofit Professionals Can Make A Measurable Impact

The way your nonprofit conducts its business is important. With a limited budget and, too often, few resources, the hard work that you put in, even with smaller details, can make a big difference. But sometimes, it can feel a bit like you’re struggling to make a truly measurable impact – you want to do […]

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Improvising in the Nonprofit Workplace

  When people hear the word “improvisation,” some say: “I watched Whose Line is it Anyway on T.V. and thought it was funny!” “I think professional actors do that at Second City in Chicago, like Amy Poehler did.” “Who in their right mind would do that?” What is this ”improvisation” that causes an array of […]

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14 Ways to Know When It’s Time to Leave Your Job

Is your organization causing stress? Do you dread spending time at the office? Are you looking for a better opportunity or just a change? It may be time to leave your job. Some employees know when it is time to leave while others may not recognize it right away. In 14 Signs It’s Time To Leave […]

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The Mindful Path to Improved Productivity

Breaking that cycle of worry, feeling overwhelmed, and “kvetching” about work is possible with just a little focus now and then. A little intentional mindfulness can go a long way towards gaining improved productivity says David Gelles, author of Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out. In Corporation’s Newest Productivity Hack: […]

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Webinar: How to Interview Strong (from either side of the desk)

As you probably know from having spent any time on this site, we are big proponents of professional development. So, it was very exciting to have Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, as our guest for a webinar entitled: “How to Interview Strong” or “How Interviewing is Like Asking for a Major Gift”. Since impressing an interviewer – and getting […]

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