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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.

No more Freedom 55: Why Millennials are increasingly considering mid-career breaks

Written By: Susan Fish
January 18, 2017

Is a mid-career break more realistic than early retirement? For many Millennials, the answer is 'yes'.

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?

New post-secondary programs offer unique opportunities to nonprofit professionals

Written By: Susan Fish
September 2, 2015

Could a post-secondary program specifically focused on the nonprofit sector be what you need to advance your nonprofit career?

Hiring from the private sector: How and why you should open the door to sector switchers

Written By: Susan Fish
June 17, 2015

Could your next great employee come from the private sector?

In everyone's best interest: Why you should disclose salary in your job postings

Written By: Susan Fish
June 12, 2015

Should organizations include salary information in job postings? The evidence almost overwhelmingly points to "yes".

Engaging the next generation: Attracting millennials to work in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
May 28, 2015

What does the nonprofit sector need to do to engage the next generation of young professionals?

Playdates & discussion groups: Creating safe spaces for nonprofit professionals to tackle challenging issues

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
April 15, 2015

Working in the nonprofit sector is rewarding but can bring a unique set of challenges. We profile two Canadian initiatives attempting to meet these challenges head on.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: CharityVillage launches new and improved job postings

Written By: CharityVillage
January 15, 2015

Learn about powerful new tools coming to CharityVillage job postings.

The end of an era: The time has come to demote the resume (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
November 27, 2014

Learn about the future of hiring screening tools and why the resume is about to be demoted.

Predicting the future of nonprofit recruitment: The end of the resume?

Written By: Susan Fish
November 26, 2014

In the future of recruitment, the resume might be a long distant memory.

Applicant tracking technology goes psychometric

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
November 19, 2014

The new evolution of applicant tracking systems, called smart or predictive ATS, are set to revolutionize the hiring process.

No hierarchy of human rights: Are religious accommodation requests really given a “free hand”?

Written By: Thamina Jaferi
August 27, 2014

Addressing competing human rights requires careful analysis and a good understanding of human rights law.