Turning Your Volunteers Into Social Advocates

June 13, 2018 | 981 views

Turning Your Volunteers Into Social Advocates

Turning Your Volunteers Into Social Advocates

If you’re tasked with raising money and getting people to your fundraiser events, you’ve probably faced this challenge before: Spreading the word about your fundraiser without spending an arm and a leg. It’s not an easy feat, but by using your volunteers to get the word out, you can have bigger success while spending less.

 

Give Gentle Reminders to Share During Events

Once a volunteer signs up to help at your event, you have her interested and connected to your cause. Tap into this motivation by asking her to share about your events. This is an easy way for your volunteer to give back and a powerful way for you to reach more people without investing in advertising.

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What Gen-Z is Looking For in an Employer

June 6, 2018 | 952 views

What Gen-Z is Looking For in an Employer

What Gen-Z is Looking For in an Employer

Move aside, Millennials. A new generation is entering the workforce and they’re coming in with new ideas for what they want out of their employers.

 

Gen-Z (or iGen or Post-Millennials) were born between the mid-1990s and the mid-2000s. This generation has grown up with technology and social media, which means their perspective on life is vastly different than older generations. What does that mean for their desires from employers? Turns out, it might not be as different as you might think. Here are three things Gen-Z is looking for as they enter the workforce.

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Want to be Better at HR? Study Empathy

May 23, 2018 | 1,121 views

Want to be Better at HR? Study Empathy

Want to be Better at HR? Study Empathy

Without question, we are living in an incredibly digital world. Today, you can order a cup of coffee, design the pizza your family will eat for dinner, request a taxi, and stock up on items for your next camping adventure, all with a few taps of your finger on your smartphone – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

 

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Preparing for an Influx of Summer Vacation Requests

May 16, 2018 | 919 views

Preparing for an Influx of Summer Vacation Requests

Preparing for an Influx of Summer Vacation Requests

As the weather heats up, more people are itching to get outside and take advantage of the warmer temperatures. This time of year, managers like you are faced with a difficult dilemma. While you want to honor as many vacation requests as you can and give your team some freedom, you still have a business to run. Rain or shine, here’s how to prepare for an influx of summer vacation requests.

 

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Do You Really Have to Offer Paid Time Off For Every Holiday?

May 9, 2018 | 1,088 views

Do You Really Have to Offer Paid Time Off For Every Holiday?

Do You Really Have to Offer Paid Time Off For Every Holiday?

A few months ago, we shared with you the jarring statistic that 662 million vacation days go unused every year, according to Project Time Off. That’s fairly startling, when you think about it. People have paid vacation time that they can use just about whenever they want and yet, they’re not.

 

As an employer, you might be asking yourself a few questions.

 

1. Should you do more to encourage your team to take time away from the office?

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4 HR Issues Facing Nonprofits in 2018

May 2, 2018 | 1,131 views

4 HR Issues Facing Nonprofits in 2018

4 HR Issues Facing Nonprofits in 2018

The field of human resources is ever changing. Perhaps no industry knows that as well as the nonprofit industry.

 

Nonprofit organizations face unique challenges from other corporations. These challenges can make it difficult to fill the schedule with top talent and dedicated volunteers, while still operating like a business. Sound familiar? Here are the top four issues facing nonprofits in 2018 and ways to ease these challenges as you move through the remainder of the year.

 

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5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

April 25, 2018 | 911 views

5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

5 Reasons to Move Your Scheduling to the Cloud

You’ve heard it time and time again. We’re living in a digital age and yet many businesses continue to use an analog process for staff scheduling. This process isn’t just antiquated; it’s also costly, burdensome, and unproductive. There’s a better way.

 

If you’ve hesitated to make the move away from paper and ink toward a digital method of scheduling, let us give you a push. Here are five reasons to move your scheduling to the cloud.

 

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What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

April 18, 2018 | 895 views

What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

As the saying goes, a photo speaks a thousand words. But photos go deeper than that. Perhaps nothing triggers an emotional response to something quite as much as a picture. This concept is especially true in the world of non-profits.

 

When visuals are used to tell a powerful story, everyone wins. Non-profits win because they’re able to tug at the heartstrings of potential donors in a way that can’t be translated or done with words alone. Donors win because they feel good about where they put their money. And of course the people who benefit from each cause win because they’re more likely to get donor money in return.

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Simple Strategies to Help You Focus Better

April 11, 2018 | 1,017 views

Simple Strategies to Help You Focus Better

Simple Strategies to Help You Focus Better

Today’s society isn’t just distracted; it’s convenient. We live in a world filled with creature comforts at every turn of the corner. From the microwave to quickly zap a cup of coffee to the perfect temperature to the smartphone in our hand that leaves us ever connected and free from being tethered to a phone cord; we’re living a cushy life.

 

Although we’re privileged, this comfort can sometimes prove to be a disservice when it comes to staying focused. With so many conveniences at the push of a button, we’re no longer trained to master the art of holding a healthy attention span.

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A Quick Guide to Handling Strong Emotions in the Workplace

April 4, 2018 | 1,027 views

A Quick Guide to Handling Strong Emotions in the Workplace

A Quick Guide to Handling Strong Emotions in the Workplace

Picture this: You’re in a meeting with an employee for his quarterly performance review and you get to the section where you’re discussing areas of improvement. While talking about these opportunities, the conversation gets a little bit heated. He’s defensive and you’re focused on helping him improve as an employee. How do you proceed?

 

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