professional development

Aug 5, 2013

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.

May 12, 2009

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.

May 12, 2009

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.

May 12, 2009

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.

Jul 3, 2008

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.

May 27, 2008

Management: Understanding the nuts and bolts

Although most funders are reluctant to support staff development, keeping skills up-to-date is important for sustainability.

May 15, 2008

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.

Apr 18, 2008

Managing tomorrow’s nonprofit leaders

Leadership coach James Boyle outlines principles for holding on to promising junior staffers.

Apr 2, 2008

Nonprofit job-seekers identify obstacles

Most people seeking nonprofit jobs want changes in recruitment, employment and professional-development practices, a new survey says.