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Four ways to recruit more women for the top jobs at your NFP

How many women are in the top roles in your organisation or on your board of management? A 2012 report from Women on Boards found that while up to 85% of community sector workers are female, there only about 60% in senior paid positions. From a volunteer perspective, despite volunteers in Australia having been traditionally been


Not-For-Profit People Conference – first program released!

Things are starting to heat up for the 2014 Not-for-Profit People Conference. We’re excited to announce the first release of our program including some fantastic keynote speakers and breakout sessions over two jam-packed days. We will be joined at the 2014 Conference by: Sarah Robb, Head of HR, Google Australia and NZ – “Recruitment &


Free Energy Saving Workshops – help make your office healthier and happier

Looking for a great way to empower your organisation’s staff to make an impact? Energy efficiency in the workplace can provide your staff with a healthier, happier, more sustainable work environment, while at the same time saving your organisation money. Uniting Care Community is one of Queensland’s largest NFPs, with 297 properties across the state.


Government’s new plan for job-seekers could cripple NFP recruiting & HR

Last week the Abbott Government announced its draft plan for a $5.1 billion new national employment services system to commence from July 2015. Included in the plan was an expanded, mandatory Work for the Dole program first announced in May’s federal budget, which would require all jobseekers aged 18-49 to undertake up to 25 hours


3 ways to improve your volunteer program from Australian Red Cross’ Roz Wollmering

Roz Wollmering manages 30,000 volunteers as the National Manager Voluntary Service at Australian Red Cross. Here, Roz shares some practical tips and inspiration for volunteer and human resources managers who have the challenging task of recruiting, retaining and motivating today’s volunteers. Roz Wollmering will be a guest speaker at this year’s Not for Profit People

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6 interview tips to find that perfect staff member

Last month department store Myer made the news for all the wrong reasons, after they hired Andrew Flanagan as Group General Manager of Strategy and Business Development. Mr Flanagan had applied for the job citing a great work history including being a managing director and vice-president with Zara, one of Myer’s rivals. Just one day into his

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Employment & workplace law for NFPs – New information hub launched

A new Not-For-Profit Law Information Hub from Justice Connect could help you to better manage your staff and volunteers leaving you more time to work with your community. The Information Hub includes a range of fantastic tools to help NSW and Victorian charities fulfil their legal obligations, including factsheets on managing paid staff and volunteers.


Secrets to supporting staff through maternity leave: Google Australia’s Sarah Robb

Sarah Robb is the Head of HR and Staffing at Google Australia, a global organisation that needs no introduction. Since 2003, Sarah has worked across multiple countries with Google setting up offices and implementing innovative HR strategies. Her passion is supporting new mothers to navigate working life. Here she shares some practical tips for NFP


Scholarships for the 2014 Not-For-Profit People Conference now open! is proud to announce the scholarship program for the second annual Not-For-Profit People Conference, which will take place on 13-14 November, in Melbourne. To assist organisations that wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend, we’re offering ten small NFPs the opportunity to attend the conference free of charge. The 2014 Not-For-Profit People Conference is shaping up