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.

Jul 21 2017 | By Lyn Freundlich, Human Resources Co-Practice Leader
There is no single right way to develop compensation practices. But clearly articulating organizational values related to compensation and benefits, and describing the ways in which they are reflected by practice, assures staff and stakeholders that... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Jan 05 2017 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources
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
Jan 25 2016 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources, TSNE MissionWorks
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, TSNE MissionWorks
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
Categories: Human Resources
Aug 12 2014 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Human Resources and Administration, TSNE MissionWorks
Our nonprofit workforce needs a raise. At TSNE MissionWorks, 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 communities.... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | by Lyn Freundlich, Senior Consultant on Human Resources
Lyn shares what to consider when you are hiring an independent contractor (consultant) vs. an employee. → More
Categories: Human Resources