Posts written by: James Clark

How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

Routinely, waking up every weekday morning to go to work is a struggle for most Americans. According to a recent nationwide survey conducted by Gallup, 51% of U.S employees reported being actively disengaged at work, feeling no real connection to their jobs or the work they do on a daily basis. This disengagement can make employment both physically and mentally…
Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Welcome to Five Question Fridays, the interview series that asks thought leaders, experts, and executives the questions that matter. Our last guest was Craig Bass, the CEO of Alexander Youth Network. Craig discussed a variety of topics, including the importance of community support for nonprofits and the value of HR technology. This week’s installment of our Five Question Fridays interview…
4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

When a staff member’s employment term comes to an end, whether it be voluntarily or not, it leaves a space in the workforce that must be filled. Employees are generally good about picking up the slack and taking on extra responsibilities while their organization searches for a replacement, but this can hinder the speed at which initiatives are completed and…
How The Role of HR Has Changed

How The Role of HR Has Changed

The role of HR has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, the role of HR consists of internal policy development and paperwork, logging employee hours, handling employee complaints, and drawing up contracts for new hires. Today, HR has transitioned into key decision makers in the boardrooms of small and large organizations all over the country. This role change has come…
Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Employee retention is important for any organization that is looking for stability and growth. High employee turnover is not only expensive, but can also negatively affect the culture and overall environment of an office. With millennials being the largest generation represented in today’s workforce, it’s important that executives go out of their way to develop and implement millennial retention strategies.…
Five Question Fridays with Craig Bass

Five Question Fridays with Craig Bass

Introducing this week's installment of ‘Five Question Fridays,’ a unique interview series that seeks insight from some of the most respected leaders, experts, and executives in the Health and Human Services industry. Last week, we hosted Susan Dreyfus, CEO of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. Susan talked everything from the growth of Alliance to being recognized on NonProfit Time's…
Top 4 Digital Tools for Healthcare Organizations

Top 4 Digital Tools for Healthcare Organizations

There’s been a recent shift in the way Health and Human Services organizations around the country approach digital tools and implementations throughout their various departments. Tools that were once available only to the large, Fortune 500 corporations of the world are now accessible to smaller healthcare organizations with limited budgets and resources. Like in any other industry, healthcare executives are…
Five Question Fridays with Susan Dreyfus

Five Question Fridays with Susan Dreyfus

Welcome to the latest installment of ‘Five Question Fridays,’ a one of-a-kind interview series that seeks insight from some of the most respected leaders, experts, and executives in their respected field. Our previous interview featured Sharlyn Lauby, founder of HR Bartender, one of the most-visited and trusted HR blogs on the web. Sharlyn discussed everything from technologies role in HR…
How to Attract Talent to Nonprofit Internships

How to Attract Talent to Nonprofit Internships

Student interns are a great addition to any growing team. They’re motivated, ambitious, tech savvy, and eager to gain experience in their field of study. These interns can be significantly helpful for nonprofit organizations that could benefit from having an extra set of hands around the office at a fraction of the cost of a salaried employee. According to the…
4 Ways to Motivate Employees During Q4

4 Ways to Motivate Employees During Q4

The end of the fiscal year is upon us as we begin our initial decent into the infamous Q4. These final three months of the year will determine whether an organization’s goals were met, objectives were accomplished, and overall progress was made from the previous year. With that said, one thing that all executives are going to be asking for…