Monthly Archives: March 2017

How to Add More Meaning to Your Volunteer’s Lives

March 29, 2017 | 445 views

How to Add More Meaning to Your Volunteer's Lives

How to Add More Meaning to Your Volunteer’s Lives

Ever notice how hard it is to get quality volunteers on board helping your organization? You’re not alone.

 

The competitive landscape is heating up as more and more nonprofits reach out to communities in search of reliable volunteers. One way to help your nonprofit stand out above the rest is to deepen the meaning of their impact. Here’s how.

 

1. Hold an Award Ceremony

It’s one thing to say thank you to your volunteers. It’s another to go the extra mile to give them the recognition they deserve.

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5 Tips for Overcoming Insecurity as a Manager

March 22, 2017 | 452 views

5 Tips for Overcoming Insecurity as a Manager

5 Tips for Overcoming Insecurity as a Manager

There’s a lot of stress that comes with a leadership role. Everyone looks to you to make the right decision. Everyone puts all of their burdens on you and expects you to solve all of the problems as they arise. You’re under a lot of pressure and oftentimes, that can make even the strongest of leaders feel a little insecure from time to time.

 

If you’re battling insecurity, there are a few things you can do to help reset your mindset and get back to operating from a place of confidence.

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How Your Marketing Can Help Attract Better Talent

March 15, 2017 | 528 views

How Your Marketing Can Help Attract Better Talent

How Your Marketing Can Help Attract Better Talent

It’s not often that marketing intersects with the world of HR but when it comes to recruiting, there’s a distinct overlap. Although it might not be crystal clear on the surface, when you dig in, it’s easy to see why marketing is a great tool to use to attract better talent.

 

Here are a few of the marketing items you should take note of when thinking about how it impacts recruitment.

 

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Don’t Rely on the Luck o’ The Irish: How to Use Big Data in HR

March 8, 2017 | 548 views

Don't Rely on the Luck o' The Irish: How to Use Big Data in HR

Don’t Rely on the Luck o’ The Irish: How to Use Big Data in HR

It’s one of the hottest buzzwords in the business world today: Big Data. As popular as it is to toss around, few people have a solid understanding what Big Data is (beyond a few facts and figures) and even fewer harness this information to make business decisions – especially in the HR industry.

 

What is Big Data?

While it’s true that Big Data is a large set of numbers, that’s an oversimplified definition given the power this information can have. Big Data sets are able to be analyzed to uncover patterns, trends, and even human behavior. With it, you can understand things, such as:

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