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Hot Topics - Lack of opportunities for young professionals?

Hot Topics - Lack of opportunities for young professionals?

This week, we’re focusing on one current HR issue that will affect us all: a lack of opportunities for young nonprofit professionals.

Hot Topics: Organizations spend so much time and effort fundraising

Hot Topics: Organizations spend so much time and effort fundraising

“Money often costs too much.” Does this Ralph Waldo Emerson quote ring true for your nonprofit? Organizations spend so much time and effort fundraising. So shouldn’t your strategic plan – your agency’s polestar – reflect these efforts?

Hot Topics: Do resolutions make you nauseous?

Hot Topics: Do resolutions make you nauseous?

Do you enjoy making New Year’s resolutions? Or does the thought of setting new goals – on top of everything else you already need to do! – make you feel nauseous? The good news is that with the right planning in place your goals become more attainable.

Hot Topics: Are you ready for the end of the year?

Hot Topics: Are you ready for the end of the year?

It is finally starting to feel like fall, a time of transformation and change – nonprofits included. Fall is a busy season for many of us, but with the end of the year quickly approaching, it is also the perfect time to consider your next steps (large or small) to move your organization forward.

Hot Topics: Employee transition

Hot Topics: Employee transition

In the latest brainstorming session with CNM's team of experts, the group discussed the hot topic of employee transition. From an HR standpoint, this includes external factors like the intergenerational shifts as well as internal processes such as employee onboarding.

Hot Topics: Retaining great employees

Hot Topics: Retaining great employees

Once you’ve got great employees, how can you keep ‘em? The 2015 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey cites employee retention as one of the current challenges the sector faces.

Hot Topics: Human Resources, August 18, 2015

Hot Topics: Human Resources, August 18, 2015

School is back in session, adding the potential for drama to many families’ home lives. While we hope everything is off to a smooth start, we all know that the occasional “drama” is unavoidable both at home and at work. By popular request, here at CNM we will be taking a closer look at human resource strategies for executives over the next few months.