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  • [How I Work] 4 million park-goers, one very busy point-person

    • Apr 17, 2019

    Piedmont Park Conservancy is responsible for maintaining Atlanta’s largest greenspace, and one manager is on-hand to make sure every visitor has a great time.

  • [How We Hire] Spotlighting culture and seeing people in whole

    • Apr 15, 2019

    One director of operations, a team of twenty-something to 200-plus, and a workplace value set that puts togetherness right alongside sustainability and energy efficiency.

  • Workplace bullying: The Menace, the Minion, the Martyr, and you

    • Apr 15, 2019
    • Tracey Knight

    It’s easy to come up with an anti-bullying policy – but how do you change the attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs that keep a work environment hostile?

  • 3 leadership tips to help employees avoid burnout

    • Mar 14, 2019
    • David Mizne

    Taking lessons from the “continuous performance management” approach, you can give your people the attention, environment, and extras they need to keep up the good work.

  • [How We Hire] The power behind a renewable energy revolution

    • Mar 14, 2019

    To help families in need make the solar energy switch, GRID Alternatives seeks people who are collaborative, open, and passionate about giving everyone access to transformative technology.

  • Like a boss: Your role in the new leadership model

    • Mar 12, 2019
    • Mary Bear Hughes

    Today, everyone needs to contribute directly to strategic goals – which means everyone needs a roadmap for becoming full-fledged strategists.

  • Our new sector salary reports: What to know before your next career move

    • Mar 11, 2019

    When it comes to nonprofit compensation, myths abound – and data can be scarce. Helping you fill the gap: two new comprehensive sector salary reports, covering California and Georgia.

  • What we’re reading: Procrastination, workism, nonverbal interview mistakes, and more

    • Feb 28, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    Stories on staying on-task, the art of subverting workplace stress, career advice you shouldn’t follow, the perils of worshipping work, and more.

  • Be your own lucky charm

    • Feb 28, 2019
    • Heather Infantry

    Luck doesn’t happen at random – it’s the reliable outcome of preparation and opportunity. Here’s a few ways to engineer your next “lucky” career break.

  • The real meaning of employee engagement

    • Feb 14, 2019
    • Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter

    Look deeper, and you’ll find that engagement isn’t about emotional connection, feedback, or career paths – it’s about setting people up for success.

  • What we’re reading: Hiring advice from across the web

    • Feb 14, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    In this roundup, find tips for engaging older workers, rethinking recruitment, weighing over- and underqualified candidates, short-circuiting bias online, and more.

  • Unhappy with your job? Ask yourself this tough question

    • Jan 31, 2019
    • Janice Burch

    Sure, you might be ready to move on – but if you’re letting burnout get the best of you, you could be sabotaging your chances for scoring the job you really want.

  • [How We Hire] Fulfilling the big potential in every “little”

    • Jan 25, 2019

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta has become the largest one-on-one mentoring organization in the Southeast thanks to the energy, enthusiasm, and experience of their people.

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    The workplace of 2019: Experts predict this year’s trends

    • Jan 18, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    A new year means a new crop of trend experts weighing in on what to expect. We’ve rounded up some of the most worthwhile, covering the HR developments to prepare for in 2019.

  • 14 ways to do a better job of thanking people

    • Jan 17, 2019
    • Vu Le

    Gratitude is proven to lead to all sorts of benefits – and nonprofit employees need all the benefits they can get. Here’s how to step up your appreciation efforts year-round.

  • How We Hired in 2018

    • Dec 18, 2018

    A look back at our How We Hire series reveals how HR pros from the Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, the World Wildlife Fund, and other top nonprofits identify talent and ready their people for any challenge.

  • Smart strategies for behavioral interview question

    Smart strategies for behavioral interview questions

    • Nov 28, 2018
    • Jeff Lipschultz

    Open-ended queries give you the chance to tell your story and demonstrate your bona fides – as well as the chance to ramble, go negative, and otherwise obscure your best qualities.

  • The right keywords for your resume: A simple solut

    The right keywords for your resume: A simple solution

    • Nov 28, 2018
    • Jenny Foss

    Can you copy and paste? Then you can determine the most important terms in any job description, and equip your application to bypass the auto-filters between you and a hiring manager.

  • Sowing the seeds

    [How I Work] Sowing the seeds of a better city

    • Nov 28, 2018

    The Sacramento Tree Foundation is a force for nature in California’s capital city, and their Restoration Ecologist digs deep into a range of projects, from planting to trailblazing to public education.

  • comms across generations

    Speaking across generations: Better communications in an age-diverse office

    • Nov 16, 2018
    • Shana Bagley

    It takes more than active listening to understand those outside your age-group – you’ve got to recognize generational differences in technology use, time management, and more.