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

 •  January 25

We frequently discuss the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in nonprofit organizations from boards and leadership all the way to entry-level employees and volunteers. As we’ve stated before, to maximize DEI in your organization, you must first understand and appreciate the value a diverse team of leaders, staff and volunteers...

Nonprofit HR

 •  December 17, 2017

HR metrics––also commonly referred to as an HR scorecard or dashboard, workforce and compliance statistics, key performance indicators (KPIs) or HR analytics––allow your organization to gather information from the past and present to forecast the future. These metrics can add strategic value to leadership decision-making by measuring the cost and...

Nonprofit HR

 •  December 5, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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...