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Human Resources Q&A: Common recruitment problems

Written By: Tim Rutledge
August 13, 2007

Ten common problems in the recruitment process and how to fix them.

Show me the money: Shedding light on nonprofit salaries

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
July 9, 2007

The topic of executive compensation in the voluntary community is a tricky one. While the sector continues to grapple with an identity crisis about whether it should adopt more “corporate” behaviours in the operation of nonprofits and charities, and the subsequent rewarding/evaluating of executive level officers, the fact remains that salary levels continue to be well below their for-profit counterparts.

Before you think of recruiting for any position...nail the job requirement

Written By: Alan Davis
July 9, 2007

Maximizing the effectiveness of interview questions using metrics.

Governance Q&A: Is it ethical to hire children of staff?

Written By: Jane Garthson
July 3, 2007

The pros and cons to consider when hiring children of staff as summer students.

Human Resources Q&A: What is the right salary?

Written By: Tim Rutledge
February 12, 2007

Steps to establishing an appropriate salary and pay scale.

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.

Human Resources Q&A: Developing accurate job postings

Written By: Tim Rutledge
August 8, 2006

How to reduce hiring costs by writing good job postings.

Changing of the guard

Written By: Rob Ferguson
November 28, 2005

An article on the expected exodus of babyboomers from the workplace.

Governance Q&A: Is it okay for family members to work or volunteer in the same organization?

Written By: Jane Garthson
October 31, 2005

The problem of family members in the same organization arises when one is supervising the other.

Walking your talk: Hiring from within your client base

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
August 8, 2005

Many organizations exist to advocate for and support clients with disabilities, but some of these organizations take it one step further. They underscore their commitment by deliberately hiring from within their client or consumer base.

Leap of faith: Moving from the corporate world to the nonprofit sector

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
June 27, 2005

Long gone are the days of retiring from the same job you were hired for straight out of school. Moving from job to job is a modern day reality.

Preparing and mentoring our emerging nonprofit professionals

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
June 13, 2005

With the looming retirement of baby boomers, the nonprofit sector needs to promote itself as an employer of choice and strategically prepare and mentor emerging nonprofit professionals.

Why nonprofits need creative employees

Written By: Rob Ferguson
February 14, 2005

Organizations that rely on fundraising need innovation that informs, differentiates, and effectively builds constituency.

An introduction to competency-based hiring

Written By: Ron Robinson
October 18, 2004

This article describes the purpose and process of competency based hiring.

Career Q&A: Conducting a successful interview

Written By: Michael Mayne
August 16, 2004

Found yourself on the other side of the hiring desk? Follow these tips to conduct a successful job interview.

Interview questions that really work!

Written By: Teresa Howe
August 18, 2003

A list of specific interview questions and why they are effective.

Ten steps to successful interviewing

Written By: Teresa Howe
June 16, 2003

A step-by-step process to effective interviewing.

Attracting talent: Living your values

Written By: Teresa Howe
March 17, 2003

How to use workplace values to attract talent and retain employees.

An orientation plan in three phases

Written By: Teresa Howe
January 20, 2003

A three-phase orientation plan checklist with a description of how successful orientation plans benefit an organization.

What to look for when you hire a gift planning officer

Written By: Murray Landa
November 4, 1998

The skills and personal qualities you should look for when hiring a gift planning officer.

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