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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
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene, Senior Consultant
During trying economic times when we have to do more with less, the need for collaboration and productivity is heightened. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
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
Feb 13 2014
There is a relative newcomer to the green movement, a newcomer which is quietly, yet powerfully, raising awareness in urban neighborhoods across the United States of the benefits of green living. Increasingly, non-profit organizations are taking the lead in... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
In Good to Great, Jim Collins’s seminal work detailing the ingredients for sustained business success, “getting the right people on the bus” is an essential element in the equation. My focus here will be on another ingredient in Collins’s formula for... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
A: Smart, enthusiastic employees who bring limited experience to their jobs are prime candidates for coaching! → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
There’s no question that being a bicyclist in Boston can be daunting. The roads make no sense, and, according to a May 15, 2007, survey by Prince Market Research, Boston drivers rank third in the nation for rudeness and road rage. And you can’t forget the... → More
Categories: Human Resources
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
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
This article by Lyn Freundlich and Heather Harker originally appeared in Saving Land, Summer 2012. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Ross Peizer, Contributing Writer
U.S. retail sales for chocolate in 2006 were $16 billion, and the National Confectionery Association expects that number to increase for 2007. In fact, the average American eats almost 12 pounds of chocolate a year. → More
Categories: Human Resources

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