ACCES: For busy nonprofit leaders, off-site training opens door to practical solutions
Nonprofit professionals drained by the degree of real change needed in their communities have found renewed vision through ACCES, a targeted professional development opportunity, and learned to leverage their already-effective attributes to best serve others.
On-the-job learning: Professional development that works
Workshops, consulting and coaching can be effective learning tools and ways to get better at getting things done. But let’s not neglect the most important of all – on-the-job learning.
Real-world skills valued in nonprofit workplace
With the recession creating even greater workforce stress, nonprofits are looking for ways to equip employees with the skills and know-how they and their organizations need in a rapidly changing marketplace.
Fundraising, finance skills in demand
Although the recession continues, nonprofits are hiring, and the greatest demand is for skills related to finding and managing money, experts say.
Funder launches leadership-training effort
In response to what some call a leadership crisis, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Center for Creative Leadership are teaming up to boost nonprofit leaders’ skills.
Management: Understanding the nuts and bolts
Although most funders are reluctant to support staff development, keeping skills up-to-date is important for sustainability.
Leadership for future seen lacking
The much-anticipated leadership crisis in the nonprofit sector has arrived and current and future leaders are not ready, a new report says.
Managing tomorrow’s nonprofit leaders
Leadership coach James Boyle outlines principles for holding on to promising junior staffers.
Nonprofit job-seekers identify obstacles
Most people seeking nonprofit jobs want changes in recruitment, employment and professional-development practices, a new survey says.