Retention

Creating a culture of wellness at your nonprofit: Advice from this year's Employee Recommended Workplace Awards winners

Written By: Susan Fish
May 15, 2019

We talk to a few winners from this year's Employee Recommended Workplace Awards for tips on creating a culture of wellness at your nonprofit.

Culture: The charity sector's missing ingredient

Written By: Jessica Pelchat
May 15, 2019

Find out how culture can be your secret ingredient for recruiting and retaining great staff.

How to attract younger talent to the nonprofit sector: What are Millennials and Gen Z looking for?

Written By: Susan Fish
April 3, 2019

We go directly to the source to find out what it Millennials and Gen Z are looking for in nonprofit work.

Fifteen strategies for nonprofits to recruit and retain millennial leadership

Written By: Elisa Abbott
March 13, 2019

These strategies will give help you better recruit and retain millennial leaders at your organization.

What "good" career management looks like

Written By: Lisa Taylor
February 27, 2019

This article highlights some of the myths related to career development, and outlines how managers can think differently about supporting their staff in this area.

These eight tips can help you recruit a younger demographic at your nonprofit

Written By: Susan Fish
February 20, 2019

Build better talent pipelines that embrace younger workers with these 8 tips.

Newly released 2019 Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report reveals current compensation trends

Written By: CharityVillage
February 4, 2019

CharityVillage releases 2019 Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report, the fifth report in the series started in 2011.

Use the Canada Job Grant to cover 50-100% of employee training costs

Written By: Mentor Works
January 30, 2019

A Canada Job Grant could help you offer cost-effective professional development to your staff.

Professional Development: Why nonprofit organizations must invest in their staff

Written By: Susan Fish
October 31, 2018

Although it is of vital importance in retaining skilled staff, the nonprofit sector struggles to offer professional development.

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

Written By: Susan Fish
October 31, 2018

Resources to help organizations and individuals access professional development on a budget.

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

Written By: Lisa Taylor
October 31, 2018

In this excerpt from the free e-book, Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, learn why you must be talking career development with your staff, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

Steps to create a psychologically safe workplace

Written By: Bill Howatt and Glyn Jones
October 24, 2018

Creating a psychologically safe workplace takes work and discipline. Get started with these steps.

How Canadian organizations are using Facebook for engagement and advocacy

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
September 19, 2018

Facebook has become an integral tool for many nonprofits - but not solely for posting updates.

Employee Recommended Workplace Award establishes three recruitment community partners

Written By: CharityVillage
September 10, 2018

CharityVillage is proud to be a recruiting community partner to the Employee Recommended Workplace Award.

An alternative to moving up the ladder: Could a lateral shift be right for you and your organization?

Written By: Susan Fish
July 18, 2018

Is a lateral shift, instead of moving into management, the right thing for your career?

Stop swimming in the shallow end of self care

Written By: Lianne Picot
May 9, 2018

How nonprofit organizations can better support fundraisers: An interview with Kishshana Palmer

Written By: Mazarine Treyz
March 21, 2018

Leadership coach Kishshana Palmer discusses how organizations can provide better support to fundraisers, improving retention and lowering turnover costs.

Time for a refresh: The practice of sabbaticals in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
February 28, 2018

Nonprofit professionals are increasingly looking to sabbaticals to help them recharge their careers.

In the name of mental health: Shorter weeks and remote working options create a caring culture for employees

Written By: David Venn
February 28, 2018

The HR Director of the David Suzuki Foundation explains how their shorter workweeks and remote working options help them better retain staff.

Decoding Gen Z: What Gen Z candidates are looking for from employers and their careers

Written By: Mary Barroll
January 19, 2018

New research shows that Generation Z differs greatly from the millennial generation.