Employing people with disability doesn’t need to be expensive or hard – and it could prove to be one of the best decisions your organisation ever makes.
In this guest post, CEO of not-for-profit job agency Ostara Australia, Tom Baxter, provides practical advice for you to welcome employees with disability into your organisation.
Google’s HR Boss Laszlo Bock receives 50,000 resumes every week. And while that means Google doesn’t struggle to find people who want to work for them, finding the people who will end up performing best is always a challenge. So how does Bock suggest organisations should sort the best candidates from the rest? In his […]
We all want to find fantastic staff. But your busy day (or week, or year!) means you might be missing out on some of the best candidates by failing to do one thing: Taking the time to write a killer job ad. With online job-seekers on average spending less than one minute on each page, […]
Have you ever recruited someone you thought was the perfect candidate, only for them to turn out to be a hiring disaster? When recruiting a new person for your organisation – particularly for senior or key roles – it’s important to focus on reducing the risk of hiring the wrong person, not just on finding […]
Do you find interviewing overly stressful? Maybe you’re doing it wrong! Last year we explored some of the most important tips for getting your interview right, including a well-prepared panel of interviewers, an emphasis on listening, and lots of note taking. With interviews being a crucial tool for recruitment, you can always find ways to […]
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!
You probably know that diversity is good. Good for your organisation (diverse workforces perform better), good for your team (more diverse workforces lead to higher client satisfaction), and good for your staff (staff in diverse workforces are more committed and less absent). But despite all of this goodness, many organisations can be daunted by the idea of increasing […]
As a not-for-profit organisation, your staff and volunteers are what makes your organisation succeed or fail. So it follows that hiring dedicated people who are passionate about your vision and purpose is incredibly important!
That’s why when you’re putting together a job ad, the most important part of the ad isn’t the specific tasks of the role or even what your organisation does, but a short explanation of your organisation’s purpose – why you do what you do. So how do you find your Why?
Of the 2.1 million working-age Australians with a disability, the majority are unemployed, despite many of them having a desire and the ability to work. This represents an incredible opportunity for NFPs to widen their recruitment pool and not only meet their workforce needs but also improve their organisation’s performance. In this guest post, Tom […]
– Sponsored Content – This is a guest post by Michael Lloyd of SilkRoad. Since its foundation almost 100 years ago, Save the Children Australia has raised millions of dollars through its network of offices in Asia Pacific. The organisation employs more than 800 staff, including a handful of representatives globally and throughout the region. […]