Another week’s worth of nonprofit headlines from Nonprofit Quarterly, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Time, Fast Company, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and more—sorted and pre-screened especially for your busy Monday afternoon. Hope you’ll enjoy these, and let us know what you’ve been reading (today and in the past week) in the comments!
How do you engage your employees to make them the most productive? In a 2011 study, “Engaging the Nonprofit Workforce: Mission, Management and Emotion,” GCN’s national HR resource, Opportunity Knocks, found that nearly half of surveyed employees were planning to leave their current jobs—and most within two years.
Armed with a decade of data from the Census and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, explore the findings of this CNCS study – and advice for job-seekers – in this post.
More than 70% of metro Atlanta nonprofits do not have succession plans. Inside, read why GCN Senior Consultant Mary Bear Hughes believes there are so many obstacles to succession planning and how you can begin today.
In issue 5, find our insightful, expert guide to smart human resources practices; the secrets of MedShare’s leadership transition success; and Allen Proctor’s “dual business” model—a smart approach to money-making for money-losing operations. Plus: a conversation with Atlanta Ballet’s CEO and board chair, Alicia Philipp on grantmaking and new projects from The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the Momentum initiative’s impact on the lower coast, and more.