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Breakfast Event: New Anti-Bullying Laws: How should NFPs respond?

On January 1 this year, new national anti-bullying laws came into force across Australia which potentially create new challenges for all not-for-profit organisations. Do you understand the legislation? Has your organisation implemented policies to respond? Not-For-Profit People is delighted to present two new networking breakfasts in Sydney (Thursday 15 May) and Brisbane (Wed 14 May) […]

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How Google is changing the way people are recruited – and what NFPs can learn to do differently too

Nobody can dispute that Google is innovative. So when the technology giant turns its considerable data-analysis powers to the issue of recruitment, it’s worth taking some notice. Google hires about 5,000 new staff and receives over 1-million resumes each year, so they’ve been crunching data from tens of thousands of interviews to try to work […]

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A great conference and an empowered community!

Now that the 2013 Not-For-Profit People Conference is over (the first of many, we hope!), we want to say a big thanks to all the fantastic delegates, speakers and sponsors who came along – may the post-conference glow live on! It was an amazing and uplifting experience, with more than 200 people coming along from […]

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4 ways to really make the most from a conference

Are you coming to the Not-For-Profit People Conference on August 27-28? If so, check out these great tips on making the most of it from Glen Berman of the Centre for Australian Progress – they’re convening Progress 2013, on 7-8 November 2013. Some people just seem to be natural conference superstars. You can spot them […]

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Leaders: invest in your people

– Sponsored Content – Many of us working in the not-for-profit sector have become used to accepting and at times promoting, ‘join us for meaningful work’ (not the salary), as an acceptable pitch to new talent. Yet it seems somewhat ironic that while we have one of the toughest and most important jobs in society, […]

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Look, Listen, Act: Communication skills for great leaders

Two truisms about leadership:  First, leadership is not management and management is not leadership.  Second, while not all leaders are managers, all managers should be leaders. If you’re expecting your broader staff group to demonstrate leadership in their roles then those with greater authority and position absolutely have to do so first. How do leaders […]

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What a happy and healthy workplace looks like

Jackie Mead is the Director of People, Culture and Information Systems with Berry Street, an organisation with 1000 staff spread across Victoria and delivering a range of services  to the state’s most vulnerable children and families. With such challenging clients, Berry Street has recently implemented a highly innovative health and wellbeing program to increase staff […]

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