Change can often make people feel stressed and uncertain of where they stand, which can lead to dissatisfaction, low morale, increased absenteeism and presenteeism – and, eventually, high staff turnover. It’s an issue that affects many organisations, with change often being a constant in NFPs. So how can you ensure your organisation can keep your staff on […]
Want to hear from some of Australia’s most successful NFP organisations on how they attract, train and retain the best staff and volunteers? Then you can’t afford to miss the 2018 Not-For-Profit People Conference! But if you need help convincing your manager before you can join us and hundreds of other NFP professionals on November […]
The Not-For-Profit People Conference is back on on 19-20 November, and we’re excited to announce that we have 15 scholarship tickets to give away to small, Australia-based not-for-profit organisations.
Another amazing Not-For-Profit People Conference under our collective belts!
It was such a pleasure for the EthicalJobs.com.au team to host over 30 speakers and more than 500 attendees over two days in November, to share ideas on recruiting, managing and retaining their staff and volunteers, and make some fantastic connection with NFP sector peers.
If you were there with us, we hope you’ve come away with some new great ideas to help you work better and boost your organisation’s impact.
Couldn’t make it to the conference? Here are five of the most memorable lessons we learnt – and would love to share with you.
We’re still coming down from the high of the 2016 Not-For-Profit People Conference – two days, 35 speakers and 600 attendees from across the NFP sector and beyond. If you didn’t make it, we hope you’ll be able to join us in 2017. But until then, here are five lessons we learnt from the 2016 Not-For-Profit People Conference.
Coming to the Not-For-Profit People Conference in November? Or perhaps you’ve got another NFP conference coming up? Conferences can be hyper-rich opportunities to learn new ideas, make new connections, gain perspective on your job, have important conversations with colleagues and develop as an NFP professional.
But doing all this at the same time isn’t a simple task – it can be easy for a conference to become a blur of presentations, faces and cocktails. Why not develop a plan of attack well before you set foot in the conference centre?
Four standout ideas we picked up at the conference from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, the Happiness Institute, the Kitchen Garden Foundation and World Vision that you can apply to your organisation.
Since Susan Henry joined Starlight Children’s Foundation in 2001, they’ve twice been accredited as an Aon Hewitt Best Employer. With staff engagement currently sitting at a phenomenal 89%, we had a chat with her to try and find out what the secret is…
In the lead-up to her presentation at the 2015 Not-For-Profit People Conference, Yumi Stamet – a Workforce Adviser for the National Disability Services (NDS) – spoke with us about Buurtzorg, a Dutch NFP that has grown from just 4 staff in 2006 to over 8,000 staff today, by pioneering a system of self-managing teams. Buurtzorg has the most satisfied workforce of any Dutch company with more than 1,000 employees.
Dr. Timothy Sharp is the founder & CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of The Happiness Institute – Australia’s first and now largest organisation devoted solely to enhancing happiness for individuals, families and organisations. In the lead-up to his presentation at the 2015 Not-For-Profit People Conference, Dr. Sharp spoke with us about what happiness at work looks like, why it’s important and how you can help staff to find it.