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15 things NFP leaders should always say

If you want to be a good leader then it’s essential that you’re also a good communicator. What you say to your staff, no matter how minor you think it might be, can have an impact on job satisfaction and productivity. According to international business speaker Michael Kerr, good communication is a core part of

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Make it happen: Creating a NFP workplace health program – Part 3

In this four-part series, we’ve been looking at the Heart Foundation’s ten-point plan for preparing, planning and delivering an effective workplace health program. If you’ve followed the advice in part one and part two of this series, it’s time to get your program up and running in the long term, and to make sure it’s

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Given the Chance, how many more lives can your organisation change?

You probably know that diversity is good. Good for your organisation (diverse workforces perform better), good for your team (more diverse workforces lead to higher client satisfaction), and good for your staff (staff in diverse workforces are more committed and less absent). But despite all of this goodness, many organisations can be daunted by the idea of increasing

A challenge to NFP organisations: consider employing someone with a disability

A challenge to NFP organisations: consider employing someone with a disability

Of the 2.1 million working-age Australians with a disability, the majority are unemployed, despite many of them having a desire and the ability to work.  This represents an incredible opportunity for NFPs to widen their recruitment pool and not only meet their workforce needs but also improve their organisation’s performance.   In this guest post, Tom

NFPs could increase their impact by prioritising staff learning: new research

NFPs could increase their impact by prioritising staff learning: new research

How do you prioritise professional development in your organisation? It’s not always easy to find the budget for training and development of staff, but according to new research on Australia’s NFP sector, failing to invest in this area could be significantly affecting your organisation’s success and impact. Researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA)

How Save the Children saved 1,400 hours and $54,000 switching to automated HR processes

How Save the Children saved 1,400 hours and $54,000 switching to automated HR processes

– Sponsored Content – This is a guest post by Michael Lloyd of SilkRoad. Since its foundation almost 100 years ago, Save the Children Australia has raised millions of dollars through its network of offices in Asia Pacific. The organisation employs more than 800 staff, including a handful of representatives globally and throughout the region.

NFPs in South Australia: Get a great recruitment video for free

NFPs in South Australia: Get a great recruitment video for free

Has your organisation ever considered using video as a way to give potential recruits a new angle on your organisation but don’t have the time, resources or expertise to make it happen? The Office for Volunteers in South Australia may be able to help! Through their Community Voices Program they’re looking to pair worthy community groups with