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Before the job posting: Best practices for successful hiring (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
February 4, 2014

Learn how to prepare for and manage the first steps of the recruitment process, whether for a job opening or a newly created position, in this recorded webinar presented by Veronica Utton, CHRP.

Recruitment: Internal versus external hiring

Written By: Kathline Holmes
January 15, 2014

Are you better off hiring internally or externally? As Kathline Holmes points out, there are benefits and drawbacks to both strategies.

Human Resources Q&A: Before the Job Posting! (Part 1 of a 3-part series)

Written By: Veronica Utton
December 11, 2013

Whether hiring to fill an existing position or for a brand new one, these tips will help you prepare for writing your next job posting.

How to hire successfully during the holiday season

Written By: Susan Fish
November 6, 2013

Need to post a job in December? Follow these tips for successful holiday hiring.

Putting it in writing: Getting started with policies and procedures

Written By: Susan Fish
October 30, 2013

How policies and procedures can help keep things running smoothly at your nonprofit.

A conversation worth continuing: Does the nonprofit sector still have a glass ceiling?

Written By: Jodie Shupac
October 2, 2013

Are Canadian women still challenged by a glass ceiling in the nonprofit sector?

Human Resources Q&A: Performance Matters! (Part 1 of a 4-part series)

Written By: Veronica Utton
August 21, 2013

Find out what to measure and why it's important in this first part of a four-part series on performance management.

All about mentoring: Nonprofit mentoring programs are taking off all across the country

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
June 26, 2013

Nonprofit leaders across the country are recognizing the value of mentoring.

Human Resources Q&A: Termination - Plan for it! (Part 2 of 3)

Written By: Veronica Utton
June 19, 2013

When planning for a termination, make sure you carefully consider all of the details.

Results from the 2013 Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Study are now available

Written By: CharityVillage
May 29, 2013

The only Canadian report to provide a detailed picture of salary and benefits packages exclusively in the nonprofit sector is now fully updated for 2013.

Human Resources Q&A: Termination - Plan for it!

Written By: Veronica Utton
May 15, 2013

Preparing for a termination is one of the most stressful parts of HR management. Planning ahead can help both you and the employee in question.

How to gain and retain top performers

Written By: Edwin Chan
May 1, 2013

Are you doing everything you can to attract and retain top talent to your organization?

Trending Now: Exploring Canada's nonprofit workforce development challenges

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
April 24, 2013

What workforce trends are currently affecting the Canadian nonprofit sector?

Nonprofit recruitment for organizational success (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
April 23, 2013

HR specialist Veronica Utton outlines how to create a recruitment strategy for your nonprofit organization. Watch the recording and download the resources now!

Human Resources Q&A: What's in a brand?

Written By: Veronica Utton
April 17, 2013

How is your organization's brand incorporated into your HR policy?

Human Resources Q&A: Teams by design

Written By: Veronica Utton
March 20, 2013

Taking an active role in designing your teams can lead to extraordinary results.

Beyond the dollar: How non-financial incentives help retain staff

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
February 19, 2013

Creative incentives - like Ice Cream Fridays - can be key in fostering better staff engagement.

Governance Q&A: Who appoints an acting executive director?

Written By: Jane Garthson
February 6, 2013

Is it ethical for an executive director to appoint his wife, also the vice chair of the board, to fill in during an extended absence?

Planning for a payroll: Hiring your first paid employee

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
February 5, 2013

Transitioning from all-volunteer to paid staff isn't necessarily as easy as it might appear.

Stepping off the ladder: Can alternative organizational structures change the career trajectory of young professionals?

Written By: Jillian Witt
January 16, 2013

Shared platforms allow nonprofit leaders to manage new initiatives without becoming executive directors.