From reducing stress to increasing staff engagement, the benefits of having pets in the workplace are widely acknowledged.
Now one charity is helping organisations to access the benefits of an office pet, while simultaneously giving unwanted pets a second chance at life.
Hiring the right people for the right job is arguably one of the most important responsibilities in any not-for-profit.
But what if there was something interfering with your ability to do just that – and you didn’t even know it?
What if we told you that even if you have a mental health policy at your organisation, it’s likely to be woefully outdated and could be costing you dearly in reduced staff well-being, engagement and performance?
Traditionally, not-for-profit organisations have focused their energies on the needs of their clients or issues, since they’re ultimately the reason for the organisation’s very existence.
But how can you be more deliberate about the ever-important staff experience – and boost engagement and productivity in the process?
It’s no secret: in the NFP sector, burnout happens.
But according to one NFP leader, there are some common myths about the sector that feed this culture of burnout.
How does your organisation balance the sometimes-conflicting needs of your staff and clients?
A recent landmark legal ruling highlights the potentially dire consequences of failing to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of your staff.
It’s the age-old question: are leaders born or made?
While there’s no hard and fast verdict, the general consensus is that it’s a combination of both – and that’s great news for the up-and-coming leaders in your organisation who might need further development.
What motivates the people in your NFP to come to work each day? And others to apply for the jobs you advertise?
Many in the NFP sector, decrying the inability of the sector to match the wages that corporates and government often pay, reckon it’s mostly about how much your organisation can pay them.
You’ve gone through a thorough recruitment process, interviewed some exciting applicants and you’re ready to make an offer to the standout candidate.
But when you call to give them the good news, they turn you down. Now what?
As 2016 comes to a close, we’ve been reflecting on the year gone by – and what a year it’s been! We hope you’ve taken away some great ideas that made an impact in your organisation, and that have helped your organisation to make an even bigger impact in your community. We’re looking forward to […]