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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!

“Big Picture” HR Practices for Nonprofits

Friday, June 28, 2013
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How do you engage your employees to make them the most productive? In the Summer 2013 issue of Georgia Nonprofit NOW, Contributing Editor Marc Schultz...

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. 

Who's Next?

Monday, June 17, 2013
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Does your nonprofit have the plans and processes in place to navigate executive transition?  More than 70 nonprofit leaders gathered at the Woodruff Arts Center...

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.

Put Georgia Nonprofit NOW at the top of your summer reading list!

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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.