Recruiting and Retaining Exceptional Talent for Nonprofit Organizations

| December 14, 2017

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According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 59 percent of HR professionals believe their biggest challenges over the next 10 years will involve retaining and rewarding the best employees, as well as developing the next generation of leaders. Solutions to this issue could include investing resources in making the workplace more attractive and setting up leadership programs for employees. But nonprofits face unique challenges in the personnel arena – notoriously low salaries, limited benefits and not enough staff to fulfill the demanding work. What can nonprofit leaders do to make their organizations more interesting to potential employees and retain those currently on staff?

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Article | March 30, 2020

It has been said that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, and then as farce. In times like now, however, it is important to look to lessons of the past in order to inform the future of our organizations. With the advent of COVID-19 and a global pandemic, leaders and staff from nonprofit organizations are looking for direction, clarity and hope. By looking at where we have been, it is possible to glean strategies and tactics that will serve our organizations and make us much stronger than we were before. Let’s unpack a few key lessons from a few times in our history.

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Article | April 27, 2020

Video marketing increases brand engagement, reflects your nonprofit brand personality, and informs the public about your impact. The key is to approach your video marketing strategy in a creative way so you can stand out from the crowd. The following five videos are creative examples from which you can draw inspiration, from capturing your audience’s attention to building strong storylines that deliver information in innovative ways. In each example, we’ll dissect some best practices and learnings you can take away in order to level up your own videos.

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