Nonprofit HR

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Nonprofit HR is the only full-service human resources firm in the country focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit HR knows that organizations are only as effective as their people and that talent is an organization's most important asset. We also know that HR often feels like a distraction for mission-driven nonprofit leaders and employees. That’s where we come in. We are the strategic partner to nonprofits across the country, helping them strengthen their greatest asset through human resources consulting, talent acquisition, executive search, and education, all with the objective of making the nonprofit workforce the best it can be. Nonprofit HR also produces its annual Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, highlighting national nonprofit employment trends and providing invaluable data to the sector on hiring, recruitment and retention strategies. Nonprofit HR has offices in Washington D.C and Chicago.



 



 

Nonprofit HR

 •  December 5

We recently discussed the issue of elitism in social sector leadership and proposed a few potential solutions. However, this problem isn’t exclusive to leadership staff; the vast majority of nonprofit organizations lack diversity on their boards as well. That is especially concerning because developing a diverse leadership team, recruiting and...

Nonprofit HR

 •  November 1

As you begin to consider your organization’s strategic and budgetary plans for 2018, ask yourself: will you have the right people and the right talent strategies in place to achieve your mission? This year, the biggest takeaway from our annual Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey focused on the fact that competition for talent is heating up...

Nonprofit HR

 •  September 27

How is your nonprofit utilizing data? It might surprise you to learn that while most social sector organizations are collecting a significant amount of data, close to half (46 percent) say they do not consistently use data to make decisions. However, at least when it comes to talent analytics, there is a desire for change. In our 2017 Nonprofit...

Nonprofit HR

 •  July 31

Talent plays a critical role in nonprofit performance, but according to our 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, 84 percent of nonprofits don’t have a formal retention strategy in place, and nonprofit employee turnover has gradually increased over the past few years. These data point to an ineffective approach to talent across the sector,...

Nonprofit HR

 •  July 25

According to our 2017 Nonprofit Employment practices survey, half of nonprofit organizations expect to create new positions this year. However, despite this expected growth, less than 1% of nonprofit funding goes toward supporting talent. This is a problem. Could outsourcing your human resources function to an expert firm be part of the solution?...

Nonprofit HR

 •  June 23

Millennials bring a new outlook and innovation to your nonprofit organization, but some also have different priorities than the Gen X and Baby Boomer employees who came before them. Combatting high Millennial turnover rates has long been a hot topic for both for-profits and nonprofits, but few organizations have truly cracked the code for...

Nonprofit HR

 •  June 21

In Nell Edington’s recent article “What is Nonprofit Sustainability?” she answers that important question this way: “Nonprofit sustainability occurs when a nonprofit attracts and effectively uses enough and the right kinds of money necessary to achieve their long-term outcome goals.” Being the passionate nonprofit talent advocate that I am, I’ve...

Nonprofit HR

 •  May 26

In the March issue cover story “Elites at Work,” The Chronicle of Philanthropy explored a growing concern among many in the social sector that nonprofit leadership is becoming too elite, and thereby too disconnected from the populations their organizations serve. This concern has only grown in recent months as the November election and ensuing...

Nonprofit HR

 •  May 18

Talent plays a critical role in nonprofit performance, but according to our 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey, 84 percent of nonprofits don’t have a formal retention strategy in place, and nonprofit employee turnover has gradually increased over the past few years. These data point to an ineffective approach to talent across the sector,...

Nonprofit HR

 •  April 19

A core message in “Fearless HR” is that if the HR profession coheres around an accepted purpose, it can become more aggressive, proactive and bold. A shared sense of purpose enables faster decision-making, less confusion and realistic expectations. The bottom line for HR is that it must be more about the bottom line. In this post, I’ll apply the...