Four key things we learned at the 2023 Not-For-Profit People Conference

Five key takeaways from the 2023 NFP People Conference

After a three year hiatus, the Not-For-Profit People Conference was back with a bang last week. With two days full of inspirational speakers, the plenary hall was packed with excited attendees, ready to network, ask questions and find answers to some of their most pressing people challenges.

With more than 20 speakers and presenters, here are four things the team learned.

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How to address vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and burnout in your workplace

how to address vicarious trauma compassion fatigue and burnout in your workplace

Vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and burnout present significant risks for workers exposed directly and indirectly to traumatic content. The impacts can be both on individuals and on entire  workplaces with outcomes such as poor mental health, reduced productivity, increased absenteeism and high staff turnover.

Tara Hunter is the Director of Clinical and Client Services at Full Stop Australia. In the lead-up to her presentation at the 2023 Not-For-Profit People Conference, Tara spoke with us about how to address vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and burnout in NFP workplaces.

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“Clarity, optimism, tenacity and persistence” – Leadership lessons from Lin Hatfield Dodds, CEO of The Benevolent Society

Lin Hatfield Dodds has spent her working life focused on people and communities who are vulnerable or disadvantaged, most recently leading over 1,500 staff as CEO of The Benevolent Society, Australia’s oldest charitable organisation dedicated to meeting the needs of vulnerable groups in society. In the lead-up to her keynote presentation at the 2023 Not-For-Profit People Conference, Lin spoke with us about her leadership journey and how she faces and overcomes challenges as the CEO of Australia’s oldest charity.

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Want to speak or present at the 2020 Not-For-Profit People Conference?

Great news: the Not-For-Profit People Conference will return to the Melbourne Convention Centre on 24-25 February 2020! If you’ve never joined us for a Not-For-Profit People Conference, you might not know that it’s Australia’s biggest event focused on how to attract, manage, train and retain the best people for the NFP sector. Each year for […]

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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 organizations, and NFPs are faced with the same critical decision on how to evolve from manual processes to a completely digital organization across all functions, including HR task like explaining the definition of a pay stub. Technological advancements […]

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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 our top five based on the top issues facing people managers in NFPs today.

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