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One word that should change how you reward your staff forever

Focusing on meaning could change the way your reward staff at your NFP for the better.

Want to improve how you reward staff at your NFP? Focus on meaning. According to recent research published in the Ivy Business Journal, tangible rewards such as pay raises, bonuses and benefits are not as effective for day-to-day motivation as the psychological rewards employees get from doing work that has meaning. It’s crucial information for resource-strapped not-for-profits aiming to keep staff happy, motivated and rewarded for their work.

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Nine essential steps for creating a great position description

PDs are too often hastily thrown together using out-dated elements from old job descriptions, limited (or too wordy) information about the position’s real responsibilities and uninspiring, cliché-ridden corporate-speak.

By contrast, the perfect position description is neither too descriptive nor too vague, uses clear, simple language and unmistakably represents the ethos of your organisation in such a way that potential candidates feel immediately excited about the prospect of working with you.

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Not-For-Profit People Conference – 27-28 August 2013

In August 2013 , not-for-profit professionals responsible for human resources, volunteer management and organisational strategy will gather from around Australia for the Not-For-Profit People conference – putting people at the centre of the conversation about strengthening NFP organisations and the NFP sector. Key themes for the conference will include recruitment, managing people well, HR & […]

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