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The 2019 people and culture trends NFP leaders can’t ignore

A new year – and hopefully a summer break – provides a great opportunity to reflect on the year that has been, as well as the year to come.

Looking ahead, the team sees some evolving priorities for people and culture leaders at Australian Not-for-Profit organisations. Here’s a look at the top 5 trends we believe should gain your attention in 2019 as well as some tips to address them.

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Four new year’s resolutions you can actually keep

The new year is always a great time to start afresh, reevaluate the way you do things and set yourself up for success at work. That’s especially true when you work in the NFP sector, where (given the seriousness of what can go wrong) process and paperwork can be a particular burden.

But by February, a whopping 80 percent of resolutions will have failed. So what are you likely doing wrong – and, more importantly, how can you actually achieve your work goals this year?

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The posts you loved the most in 2018

What a year 2018 was for the team at We helped thousands of employers connect with purposeful candidates, hosted over 550 people for our our sixth annual Not-For-Profit People Conference, and published almost 50 NFP People posts with the best advice you’ll find anywhere for NFP leaders, managers, volunteer managers and HR professionals.

We’re pretty sure you had a busy year too, so to kick 2019 off, we thought we’d share the posts from 2018 that you found most interesting and useful – in case you missed them.

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How data can help you to improve your employee experience

HR data can help inform employee experience

– Sponsored Content – Digital transformation is on the minds of executives at all types of for-profit organisations, and NFPs are faced with the same critical decision on how to evolve from manual processes to a completely digital organisation across all functions, including HR. Technological advancements are often discussed through the lens of workforce planning, […]

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Five valuable things we learned at the 2018 Not-For-Profit People Conference

The Not-For-Profit People Conference is done for another year. And what a couple of days it was! The atmosphere was electric; the speakers inspiring; and the delegates’ enthusiasm was contagious. It’s difficult to hand-pick the key takeaways from the conference – there were so many with 36 speakers and 23 sessions – so here are […]

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