Magdalena Nowicka Mook, Executive Director and CEO of ICF, writes how careers aren't what they used to be, especially when millennials and GEn Z are concerned.
Mook points out that the millennial and Gen Z generation are often on the lookout for "economically stable, professionally fulfilling and personally meaningful" work, and nonprofit organizations are plenty of those characteristics.
But Mook states that it's not often easy for new hires to transition from corporate to nonprofit work.
Mook gives tips on how organizations can support hires for a smooth transition from corporate to nonprofit work. These include: 1) Build A Strong Onboarding Process, 2) Invest In A Professional Coach, and 3) Encourage Team-Building Activities. Read the Entire Article
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Measuring Nonprofit ROI
JC Lyle writes how donations to nonprofits require a return on a community's investment, typically in dollars. Lyle has served as Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry's (WARM's) Executive Director...more
How Strategy Differs for Nonprofits
Ken Favaro, a contributing editor of strategy+business and the lead principal of act2, responds to a letter from someone who has recently "retired" from the business world to lead a nonprofit....more
Developing Your Nonprofit Brand
In a part two of a three part series from Black Star News, the authors of this article share their interview with Christopher E. Lee, CEO of Think Inspired.
They talked with Lee and share a...more
Attracting Millennials To The Mission
Melanie Lockwood Herman, Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center in Leesburg, VA, highlights a Fast Company magazine story, titled "Millennials in the Corner Office, Gen Y Bosses...more