Nonprofit job satisfaction: asking tough questions

  Last week, the Chronicle of Philanthropy released two surveys related to troubling levels of job satisfaction by workers in the nonprofit sector. For this Rich TIP, we thought it would be worth looking at three of the major survey findings and probing further with questions you may need to consider. Compensation.  A number of“Nonprofit job satisfaction: asking tough questions”

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Make the Right Hire

In most nonprofit organizations, the best assets are staff members and the largest expense line is compensation. Often more than 60 percent of the total costs of running a nonprofit organization are salary-related. Unfortunately, even the most sage executive directors hire the wrong people from time to time. So the stakes are high when you“Make the Right Hire”

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Find a Job (Or a Better Job) in the Non-profit Sector

I’m contacted at least a dozen times every week by people who are looking for jobs in the nonprofit sector. When I teach my graduate school classes, a healthy proportion of the students have already chosen a career path with nonprofits and the remainder want to move from the for-profit sector to the nonprofit sector.“Find a Job (Or a Better Job) in the Non-profit Sector”

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Tips on Interviewing for a Non-profit Job

During the past year we have seen the unemployment rate percentage in many states rise into the double digits. People in most sectors are getting laid off by the thousands, and we’re seeing many of these individuals lining up for jobs in the non-profit sector. “I want to do something that makes me feel good“Tips on Interviewing for a Non-profit Job”

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