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 Jackie Cefola, former Program Manager The NonProfit Center
The NonProfit Center, developed by Third Sector New England as a “green” building and home to many of Boston’s progressive social change non-profit organizations, has been awarded certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™)... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack
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
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 Gena Bean
A holistic yoga practice is not just an exercise or a stretching routine: it is a mindset. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt
A common mistake made in the hiring process is an organization’s failure to first assess their current hiring needs. By overlooking this, a department may miss out on an opportunity to restructure their department or organization to fit its current need. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
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
Following is an interview gleaned from a podcast with Lyn Freundlich, director of administration and human resources at Third Sector New England. TSNE’s Denise Moorehead spoke with Lyn about supervision, what makes a good supervisor, things that supervisors... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Lori Tsuruda, President Directors of Volunteer Administration and Founder & Executive Director of People Making a Difference
Assessing volunteer needs and developing position descriptions are a necessity, not a luxury. In my workshops on volunteer recruitment, I often hear non-profit leaders say, It was nice to dedicate time to think about our volunteer needs strategically.... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
At TSNE MissionWorks, we believe that effective supervision is directly tied to organizational mission effectiveness. For individual organizations as well as for the non-profit sector, our staff is our greatest resource. The more effective they are, the more... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Gena Bean
Lift your shoulders up to your ears. Yes, right now - not later - squeeze your shoulders up towards your ears. You can hold in your breath during the squeeze if you want. And then let the shoulders drop suddenly - releasing the breath as well. → More
Categories: Human Resources

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