What is your website really saying to potential employees?

Have you considered that almost every potential employee who considers applying for a job with your organisation will read through your website, and use it to decide whether to apply for the job or not? When surveyed our community of ethical job-seekers in 2014, they told us that checking out their website was by far the most popular way to assess a potential employer. Read more »

The 3 best predictors of staff performance

In recruitment, the easiest thing to do is the same thing you’ve always done. But it’s always worth double-checking your selection process to consider what you could be doing better.

In this post, we look at extensive research which provides some excellent, and at times surprising, insights into what the most effective selection tools and recruitment processes are. Read more »


How to support staff – and yourself – through redundancies: a guide for NFP leaders

Have funding cuts and uncertainty left your organisation considering restructuring and/or redundancies? People are at the heart of all NFP organisations, so when the going gets tough ensuring people are treated with dignity and respect is of utmost importance. A new guide created specifically for not-for-profit leaders aims to help NFP leaders to manage staff… Read more »

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Four elements of change management that every leader should know

Frontline leadership expert and former human resources practitioner Karen Schmidt recently presented on “Leading people down the path of change” at a series of Not-For-Profit People Breakfasts in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. In this guest post, Karen uses her ‘Workplace Gardening Philosophy’ to outline four vital steps NFP leaders need to take to manage change… Read more »


Walking the talk: How walking meetings can make your staff fitter, happier and more productive

The Young and Well CRC is an international research centre, based in Melbourne, that focuses on the role technologies can play in improving young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Young and Well CRC is also a leader in workplace health and wellbeing. In 2014, they publicly released their innovative and comprehensive wellbeing policy, with the… Read more »