Trends & Studies

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

Written By: Lisa Taylor
May 1, 2019

With the world of work changing rapidly, it is essential that front-line managers feel equipped to talk with their staff about their careers.

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.

Women and nonprofit work: Ontario Nonprofit Network's Decent Work for Women initiative

Written By: Susan Fish
March 27, 2019

A new report explores the world of women and work in Ontario's nonprofit sector.

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.

Getting up to Standard: Psychological health and safety in the nonprofit workplace

Written By: Jordan Friesen
February 7, 2019

Get your workplace up to The Standard on psychological health and safety.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Moving toward Decent Work: How changing employment standards are impacting the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
August 21, 2017

Employment standards are starting to change in provinces across the country. What will this mean for nonprofit employers?

The real cost of employee turnover: How to stop the revolving door

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
June 21, 2017

Is employee turnover a problem at your organization? Read on to find out the hidden costs and what you can do to turn it around.

How play can improve creativity and trust in the workplace: An interview with Sheena Greer

Written By: Mazarine Treyz
March 1, 2017

An interview with Sheena Greer on the importance of play in nonprofit work.

Newly released 2017 Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report reveals current compensation trends

Written By: CharityVillage
January 20, 2017

Get an overview of the latest findings available in the newly published 2017 Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Report.

Creating a sense of balance: Finding flexibility in the nine-to-five workday

Written By: Susan Fish
June 22, 2016

Is it possible to find flexibility in a typical 9-5 nonprofit workday?

The cult of busyness in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
May 25, 2016

Have you succumbed to the cult of busyness? We talk to the experts to find out how to break the cycle.

How the Salvation Army hired 16 new employees with unprecedented efficiency

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
April 27, 2016

A case study showing how a program services director at the Salvation Army was able to effectively and efficiently hire 16 staff for a new homeless shelter.

Canada's Top Employers for Young People: What it takes to successfully engage young employees

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
March 23, 2016

Several nonprofit organizations were recently recognized as Canada's Top Employers for Young People. What are they doing right when it comes to engaging younger employees?

Why fundraisers leave their jobs: An interview with Abbi Haggerty

Written By: Mazarine Treyz
March 16, 2016

Abbi Haggerty's new research explores why fundraisers most often leave their jobs.

Generation Gap: Understanding how different generations approach the workplace

Written By: Marie Logan
March 9, 2016

We explore the different generations and their approach to the workplace.

The importance of (not) being (too) earnest: Bringing play into the workplace

Written By: Susan Fish
December 9, 2015

Could fostering a spirit of play help your nonprofit organization be more effective?