Revamp your performance management

Let’s face it: typical performance management systems can be painful. No one enjoys the stilted, scripted, and awkward process of the yearly performance review. The results of the typical performance review are not particularly inspired or useful, often uncomfortable, and...

Psychological health and safety as a day-to-day practice

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the author for a free webinar on September 26. Click here for details and to register. Regardless of their role in an organization, everyone has a story about a workplace...

A new approach to self-care

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the author for a free webinar on Thursday, July 25. Click here to for more information and to register. Let’s begin with where we are. It all begins in our...

New school performance process design: Opportunities and cautions

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the authors to present a free webinar on May 16. Click here for more information and to register. Well-known companies such as GE, Gap, and Microsoft have made, or are...

On the front-lines of the future of work: Why managers need career tools and confidence

The world of work is changing. We see it in our own organizations, we read about it daily, we hear it at family gatherings and social get togethers with friends. With so much changing and so much at stake, it...

What “good” career management looks like

This article is an excerpt from Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, a free publication from CERIC. Click here to download your copy. Executive directors shared with us their concerns about setting goals and having career conversations...

Professional development on a budget: Key resources so you don’t have to break the bank

Last week we discussed why, despite its importance to creating a strong a vibrant sector, professional development is still ignored by many nonprofit and charitable organizations. You can read that article by clicking here. Since funding challenges are a key...

Professional Development: Why nonprofit organizations must invest in their staff

We may think we’ve put the overhead myth to bed once and for all, but there’s at least one place where we may still indulge in it: professional development. Liz Rejman, associate director, fundraising operations, Pathways to Education, says, “Usually...

When managers are not comfortable or capable of having career conversations: Seven pitfalls to avoid

This article is an excerpt from Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, a free publication from CERIC. Click here to download your copy. Sixty-three percent of Executive Directors and managers told us that they believe managers find...

Putting your values to work

Interested in learning more on this topic? We partnered with the author for a free webinar. Watch the recording here. What led you to a career in the nonprofit sector? Was it a desire to help people, a dream of...