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Human Resources

Human ResourcesPeople are the most valuable resources in any nonprofit. Nonprofit organizations need to establish specific policies and practices that promote cooperation and open communication among employees, volunteers and other constituents so that they can effectively work together to advance the organization’s mission. This page pulls together the most up-to-date information and news related to human resource management

7th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report

Source: NTEN
In their seventh year of collecting and reporting on nonprofit technology spending and practices data, NTEN's newest report examines: technology staffing levels, technology budgets, overall organizational approach to technology decisions, as well as technology oversight and management practices.
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Posted on: May 10, 2013
Topics: Technology | Human Resources

When Layoffs are Necessary, Nonprofits Need to Be Planful

Source: Fieldstone Alliance
Unfortunately, with the state of the economy today, layoffs may be an option that some nonprofits need to explore. Fieldstone Alliance has an article on how to prepare for this event and ways to make the process work as effectively as possible.
Read the article from Fieldstone Alliance.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Human Resources

How to Write an Effective Position Description

One of the first steps in getting the right candidate for the job is defining and describing the position. The Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group offers guidance on writing an effective and engaging job description. Read the article from the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Human Resources

Building Leadership Capacity: Reframing the Succession Challenge

Source: Bridgestar
This article from Bridgestar proposes that good leadership development and succession planning should resemble a set of six linked processes that build on an organization's underlying human resource function. Read the article from Bridgestar.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Executive | Leadership | Executive Transition | Human Resources

Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill

Source: Management Issues
How do you get the right people without making the mistake of finding someone with the right skills but the wrong mind-set? Hire for Attitude, Train for Skill, is an article that offers an intriguing view of the hiring process. Read the article from Management Issues.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Human Resources

How to Write Job Descriptions

Source: Business Management Daily
Check out the new Free Report, "How To Write Job Descriptions That Are Complete, Accurate, And Legally Sound," which provides you with nine universal steps every employer can take to write solid job descriptions that keep your organization in step with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) and the new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations. Free registration is required.

Read the report from Business Management Daily.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Human Resources

AARP Workforce Assessment Tool

Source: AARP
The Workforce Assessment Tool is a resource for HR managers to:
  • Assess how retiring workers will affect their organization
  • Address skill shortage challenges due to staff attrition
  • Create a work environment that attracts qualified workers of all ages
  • Manage a multi-generational workforce
  • Build an employer brand that attracts and retains top talent
Learn more and use the tool from AARP.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Human Resources | Organizational Assessment

Unemployment Services Trust

The Unemployment Services Trust helps nonprofits with 10+ employees save money through an alternative to the state unemployment tax system. Learn more...
Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Cost savings

New England Wealth Advisors

Through an exclusive partnership with New England Wealth Advisors, members can receive a free retirement service consultation and have access to one of the state’s most respected retirement plan companies.
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Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Cost savings

E&S Insurance Services

Through an Exclusive Partnership with E&S Insurance Services, members can get a free consultation and appraisal of all insurance needs ~ offering a full range of property and liability insurance ~ health and dental insurance ~ officer and directors coverage ~and specially tailored policies to meet every client need.
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Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Cost savings | Featured

Free Job Postings

Members can post unlimited jobs at no cost. Our job listings receive 16,000 visits each month. Nonprofit leaders tell us it's the best place to find a great employee. Not-yet-members pay $75 per listing.
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Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Services

Consultant Resource Bank

The Consultant Resource Bank lists consultants who have experience working with nonprofit organizations. In order to be listed in the Consultant Resource Bank, a consultant must submit two references from nonprofit organizations they have worked with successfully. Learn More
Posted on: March 1, 2013
Topics: Online Tools | Services

U.S. Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor offers online tools for HR managers. The elaws Advisors are interactive e-tools that provide easy-to-understand information about a number of federal employment laws. Each Advisor simulates the interaction you might have with an employment law expert. It asks questions and provides answers based on responses given. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Human Resources

NH Department of Labor

The NH Department of Labor website provides information and resources employment issues in NH. The site hosts important information for both employers and employees. Be sure to visit their FAQ pages for answers to commonly asked questions on topics such as: They also maintain a list of mandatory workplace posters, available for download as PDFs. View the list of downloadable mandatory workplace posters. Visit the NH Department of Labor website.
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Human Resources | Legal

Top 10 Tips for Running a Good Nonprofit Hiring Process

Any hiring process takes thoughtful planning. But for nonprofit organizations, which often face time and money constraints, and whose staff are highly driven by passion and commitment to a cause, the planning process takes on new meaning. This article offers 10 tips on running a hiring process.
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Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Human Resources

Legal Update: Firing Someone for Slamming Their Nonprofit Employer on Social Media

With the advent of social media, employees have begun posting comments about their employers on their Facebook pages. Some have gotten fired for it, but in a few cases, employees have been successful in challenging their dismissal as an unfair labor practice. If the dialogue that occurred in a social media posting constitutes "protected concerted activity" then the firing is illegal and the employee can be reinstated. Learn more about "protected concerted activity" and what you can and cannot put in your social media policies.   Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Human Resources | Legal | Social Media

Devine Millimet

Legal issues around employment are often complex. The Employment Law Hotline is available to members through a partnership between the Center and Devine Millimet. Members have access during normal business hours to the Hotline's attorneys to ask questions related to matters of employment.
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Posted on: January 26, 2013
Topics: Cost savings

The Wages and Benefits Report

The Report on Nonprofit Wages & Benefits in New Hampshire is your go-to source for NH nonprofit compensation data. The intent of the report is to provide nonprofit board and staff leaders with a tool which should serve as a launching point for conversations on human resource management, recruitment, retention and satisfaction. Learn More The 2020 Survey is open. Learn more
Posted on: September 28, 2012
Topics: Publications | Benefits | Featured

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