Decorative Side Bird

HR Planning

Governance Q&A: Handling a sick leave

Written By: Jane Garthson
November 3, 2008

What information should be shared with your employer when requesting a sick leave? And what if they turn down your request?

AFP Salary Survey 2008: The gender wage gap...closes!

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
September 8, 2008

An examination of several recent compensation studies and how they show the gender wage gap is beginning to close in the nonprofit sector.

Toward a labour force strategy for Canada’s voluntary and nonprofit sector

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
August 25, 2008

What percentage of Canada’s voluntary/nonprofit sector workforce do you think identify themselves as white/Caucasian? Would you say (a) 22% (b) 78% or (c) 89%? The answer is (c) according to the recent Canada-wide survey of nonprofit employees conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of the HR Council for the Voluntary & Non-profit Sector (HR Council).

Succession Planning: When the founding ED moves on

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
June 30, 2008

Founders of organizations are typically charismatic and driven individuals who inspire others to get involved. As a result of their commitment, a fledgling idea turns into a full-fledged reality. Then the day comes when the founder announces it’s time for them to move on…

Canada's voluntary sector: Grooming from within and without

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
May 12, 2008

Late last year, Imagine Canada released the report Leadership Perspectives: Interviews with leaders of Canada’s charities and nonprofit organizations.

Human Resources Q&A: Human resources can be strategic

Written By: Tim Rutledge
March 10, 2008

Explains Why HR is not generally viewed as a strategic function and why it is and should be.

Human Resources Q&A: Incorporating HR in organizational strategy

Written By: Tim Rutledge
July 9, 2007

This article explains why HR is not viewed as a strategic function, and how it could be.

Governance Q&A: Compensation for executives and senior management

Written By: Jane Garthson
June 4, 2007

How finance committees determine compensations and what to do when conflict of interest arises.

Terri Woods and investing in social capital

Written By: Nicole Zummach
October 16, 2006

An interview with Terri Woods, Muttart fellow and clinical director at Family Services Saskatoon, about social capital.

Human Resources Q&A: Job descriptions to find your ideal employee

Written By: Tim Rutledge
October 2, 2006

Tips for writing a job description to attract the right employee.

An HR Council for the charitable sector: Measuring interest, identifying issues, and recommending next steps

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
April 11, 2005

There are currently about two million Canadians employed by the nonprofit and voluntary sector. While there is strength in numbers, maintaining a strong workforce requires attention over the long term.

Succession planning and management

Written By: Teresa Howe
January 19, 2004

Realities of today's talent pool and how that reflects on succession planning.

A human resources strategy

Written By: Teresa Howe
December 16, 2002

Does your organization have a strategy for human resources planning? If not, here's why you should.

From survive to thrive: Team building for a small shop

Written By: CharityVillage
April 29, 2002

For any development team, whether newly formed or well established, moving from survive mode to thrive mode is crucial.