Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt, Human Resources Manager for Fiscal Sponsorship and Recruitment, TSNE MissionWorks
Some nonprofit organizations have an official dress code policy, while others do not. And even if your nonprofit has such a policy, there may still be room for interpretation. So, when you begin a new job with an organization, you will want to review and... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
Some nonprofit organizations experience frequent and, sometimes, debilitating conflict. Although individual disputes may draw a lot of attention, the overall pattern of conflict rarely does. So over the years, a culture of conflict and melodrama emerges. The... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | by Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, TSNE MissionWorks
I was thrilled to see the compensation report recently released by RoadMap, DataCenter and the National Organizers Network: The Wages of Peace and Justice: National Compensation Survey of Social Justice Organizations 2012. For the first time ever, I saw... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
When I work with organizations, I always pay attention to how problems are talked about. Whenever I hear team members speak about needing to “work smarter” or that they “don’t have enough time,” it raises a question for me. I start looking at whether the team... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
According to the February 2009 Newsday article “Layoffs Take a Toll, Even on Survivors”, not only do laid-off employees suffer from staff reductions, but survivors suffer as well. The conclusion: “Layoffs clearly have emotional and practical consequences for... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Dec 01 2012 | By Jennetta Hyatt and Joshua Sattely
When you think of the holidays, what comes to mind? A most sacred religious time? A Corporate America-induced spending orgy? A time of joy, reflection, jubilation and comfort? Maybe, indifference or even anxiety? → More
Categories: Human Resources
Jun 01 2012 | By Lyn Freundlich and Heather Harker
This article by Lyn Freundlich and Heather Harker originally appeared in Saving Land, Summer 2012. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Mar 05 2011 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, TSNE MissionWorks
The climbing Dow Jones Indices and slow but steady fall in unemployment are signaling an improving economic outlook for the United States.  → More
Categories: Human Resources
Dec 15 2010 | By Lyn Freundlich, TSNE MissionWorks
The current economic times are tough on nonprofit organizations and those of us working for them. Cash-strapped in the best of times, many nonprofits are tightening their belts even further. Because the services many of us provide are more important to our... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2010 | By TSNE
According to jobjournal.com, “While the weather might be frightful, job hunting can be so delightful.” Patricia Hunt Sinacole of Bostonworks/Monster also advises job seekers to use the late winter months to prepare for a springtime job hunt. → More
Categories: Human Resources

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