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The Evolution of the Chief Human Resources Officer

The Evolution of the Chief Human Resources Officer

Blogs and thought leaders are always discussing how HR is constantly transforming, and reminiscing on just how far HR has come. Just a couple months ago, DATIS released a blog titled “The Future of HR Positions” that highlighted the growth and potential of HR professionals, and how they’ve transitioned from administrative agents to influential members of boardroom decision making. With…
How To Increase Retention Without Raising Salaries

How To Increase Retention Without Raising Salaries

DATIS’ annual State of Workforce Management Report surveyed over 400 Health and Human Services executives regarding current priorities, challenges, and goals. Not surprisingly, the biggest challenge overall was recruiting and retaining top talent. 42% of respondents answered that their respective organizations experience turnover rates of 20% or higher. Employee turnover at these rates not only costs organizations substantial money and…
5 Tips for Nonprofit Recruiters

5 Tips for Nonprofit Recruiters

For recruiters and managers alike, there is nothing more satisfying than filling a vacant position with a qualified candidate that perfectly aligns with their organization’s culture. Vice versa, there is nothing more frustrating when they get it wrong. This is especially true for nonprofit recruiters, who fully understand the impact of a bad hire on their organization’s bottom line, productivity,…
3 Ways Healthcare Agencies Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

3 Ways Healthcare Agencies Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

While this oupledurrent opioid crisis seems like a relatively new issue in the United States, legal and illegal pain relievers have been effecting the American population for decades. With that said, medically prescribed opioids like hydrocodone, OxyContin, and Percocet, as well as illegal drugs like heroin, are growing in popularity around the country, and continue to be abused by today’s…
Recruitment Issues Facing Human Services Organizations

Recruitment Issues Facing Human Services Organizations

Human services organizations are currently experiencing an increase in demand for the programs they offer to their communities. As the U.S population ages and the issue mental health gains political, cultural, and international attention, more Americans are seeking help from licensed, qualified professionals in their area. While human services executives love to see their facilities being used to their full…
Top 3 Trends The Nonprofit CEO is Unprepared For in 2018

Top 3 Trends The Nonprofit CEO is Unprepared For in 2018

The American nonprofit sector is growing at lightening pace, employing over 10.3% of today’s changing workforce. With such rapid growth, it’s crucial for the modern nonprofit CEO to focus on the future to keep up with their competition. Unfortunately, nonprofit executives are faced with unique hurdles that they must overcome to tackle today’s challenges and prepare their workforce for upcoming…
3 Things to Remember When Writing a Job Description

3 Things to Remember When Writing a Job Description

Recruiting and retention has become a big issue for organizations in 2018. The DATIS 2018 State of Workforce Management survey, which received responses from roughly 400 nonprofit executives, found that ‘Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent’ was the number one priority of respondents for the year ahead. To fully address their challenges and achieve their goals, executives understand the need for…
The True Cost of Turnover for Human Service Organizations

The True Cost of Turnover for Human Service Organizations

Across all industries, attracting and retaining top talent are top priorities among executives. This is particularly true of nonprofit Human Services organizations, who are constantly looking to grow their workforces to meet the increasing demand of their clients and patients. Unfortunately, this industry is notorious for high turnover rates, with organizations often reaching turnover as high as 40%. While all…
Top 4 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Top 4 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Many people believe that employees are the backbone of an organization. If executives have the right employees, their workforce can strive, grow, and be successful. Considering the importance of productive employees, it’s important to make sure that HR hire the right ones. It’s extremely crucial to make sure job listings are reaching the right candidates, and that research is done…
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…