In the last five years, more than 17 per cent of new jobs created in Australia have been in regional areas. At the same time regional job vacancies have grown by 20 per cent since the beginning of last year, compared to a 10 per cent rise in cities. Despite strong jobs growth in regional […]
Photo: Flickr.com/dfaustralianaid Holding on to volunteers in any organisation, especially one without a dedicated volunteer manager, can be really hard work. In fact, there’s a chance that the person charged with looking after volunteers in your organisation may be a volunteer themselves! With so many competing priorities and distractions in people’s lives, if you want […]
As a member of a not-for-profit organisation’s board, your most important responsibility is to make sure your CEO has the support and tools they need to make sure your NFP thrives.
Despite this, a recent survey of over 200 not-for-profit CEOs in the US found that 46 per cent reported they received little to no help from their boards or committees when they began their jobs.
That’s almost half of all surveyed NFP CEOs saying that they didn’t get a proper onboarding when they started their jobs!
It’s not news to the not-for-profit sector that many organisations experience a high level of staff turnover and difficulty in recruiting and retaining staff. Culture is a critical part of creating a workplace that people not only want to become a part of, but want to stay a part of for a long time. While […]