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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.

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.

Human Resources Q&A: Keep talented staff and help underperformers

Written By: Tim Rutledge
May 14, 2007

What managers should do to retain talent.

Changing of the guard

Written By: Rob Ferguson
November 28, 2005

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

Leader of the pack: Nurturing job quality and satisfaction among EDs

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
September 26, 2005

Does it worry you to hear that a recent study revealed that 82% of executive directors expect to leave their current position within the next five years, and 36% figure they'll move on within the next two?

Benefits in the nonprofit sector: Taking care of our own

Written By: Louise Chatterton Luchuk
February 14, 2005

The nonprofit sector is built on a foundation of caring. Yet while our reputation for caring for others is strong, our track record for caring for our own employees is not as impressive.

To stay or leave: Job satisfaction and turnover

Written By: Teresa Howe
May 20, 2003

Job satisfaction and retention in the workplace.

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.

Team-building exercises

Written By: Monika Penner
April 15, 2002

A list of team building exercises for use with staff or volunteers.

Strengthening nonprofit organizations from within

Written By: Nicole Zummach
February 18, 2002

These organizations have found a way to provide programs and professional development for their employees.

Nonprofit fringe benefits and working conditions for Canadian fundraisers and nonprofit managers

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
March 17, 1999

Results from the Muttart Foundation's report on fringe benefits and working conditions.