INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Apr 20 2017 | By Kyle Farrell, Fellow
Photo of Lyn FreundlichAs Practice Leader, Lyn has provided human resources consulting services to dozens of organizations, and has trained more than 3,000 other nonprofit professionals. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Jan 05 2017 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Third Sector New England
We know one of the things that keeps nonprofit managers awake at night is concerns about personnel. In the social sector, employees are an organization’s greatest asset. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Nov 04 2016 | By Nina L. Smoylar
Rosie's Place Intentional Development of Supervisors as a Path to Professional and Organizational Success. → More
Feb 09 2016 | By Dr. Anne Litwin, Ph.D., Anne Litwin & Associates
Negative stereotypes about women are everywhere, and when we internalize them, we usually do not realize it. Yet carrying these internalized stereotypes can influence our behaviors toward other women. For that reason, it is important to begin to notice how... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Jan 25 2016 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Third Sector New England
Flu season is back. Flu activity most often peaks in February and can last into May. In New England and across the nation, employers are gearing up for the yearly problems that come with this time of year. The most recent weekly U.S. report from the CDC shows... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Aug 27 2015 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, Third Sector New England
On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule that would increase the number of workers eligible to receive overtime pay. The proposal would require a minimum annual salary of $50,400 ($970 a week) for a position to be classified as exempt... → More
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Aug 12 2014 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Human Resources and Administration Third Sector New England
Our nonprofit workforce needs a raise. At Third Sector New England, we have just completed a regional compensation study, Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce – a snapshot of the salaries and benefits of 250 nonprofits from Massachusetts and our surrounding... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 26 2014
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DOL) are the 2 federal agencies that are charged with determining whether you are correctly classifying your workers as employees or independent contractors. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director, TSNE
With millions of Americans newly unemployed, many nonprofits have seen a sharp increase in inquiries from well-intentioned ex-corporate job-seekers. This cadre is by and large made up of talented, experienced professionals with a desire to make a difference... → More
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Feb 13 2014
The NonProfit Center encourages staff and board members to look at ways to improve the non-profit workplace and the processes used there with the environment in mind. Here are a few strategies to start with: → More
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