The Importance of Culture for Nonprofits

The Importance of Culture for Nonprofits

Year after year, organizations in the Health and Human Services Industry continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining top talent. Earlier this year we released our 2017 State of Workforce Management report where 84.2% of respondents agreed that Recruiting and Retention would be “Extremely Important” or “Very Important” to their organization for the upcoming year. In the past, strategies for…
Why Healthcare Executives Are Investing in Digital Strategies

Why Healthcare Executives Are Investing in Digital Strategies

We currently live in a time where innovation is the new standard. Organizations that aren’t currently working towards eliminating their manual, paper-based processes are running the risk of falling behind. This is especially true for Healthcare organizations, where demand for their services is growing faster than almost every other industry in the United States. According to TIME Magazine, the Healthcare…
Five Question Fridays with Sharlyn Lauby

Five Question Fridays with Sharlyn Lauby

We are pleased to bring you the latest installment of our ‘Five Question Fridays’ interview series. This interview series is designed to talk to thought leaders, experts, and executives about their experiences and best practices. Our most recent interview featured CEO of the Buddy Project, Gabby Frost, who discussed how she started a nonprofit organization when she was 15 and…
5 Ways to Prepare Your Organization for a Natural Disaster

5 Ways to Prepare Your Organization for a Natural Disaster

In the wake of the recent Hurricanes, Irma and Harvey, it’s important for organizations to have a standard Disaster Contingency Plan in place before any type of natural disaster occurs. Being prepared for this is vital to ensure organization continuity. Read below to find out how to prepare your organization for a natural disaster before it's too late. Give Employees…
Why Nonprofits Refuse to Invest in Digital Strategies

Why Nonprofits Refuse to Invest in Digital Strategies

Digital strategies are nothing new. Multi-million dollar companies around the country have been utilizing the latest in technology throughout their workforces for many years now, completely automating processes that were once performed manually. With that said, research shows that nonprofit executives are now starting to understand the importance of investing in technology and implementing digital strategies across their organizations. Earlier…
Reaching for the Clouds: What Can SaaS Do For Your Agency?

Reaching for the Clouds: What Can SaaS Do For Your Agency?

As the Health and Human Services Industry becomes more competitive, organizations must be up to date with top trends, specifically, the 2017 Tech Trends related to SaaS companies. According to an article by Deloitte, “Everything-as-a-service isn’t just a new revenue stream or business plan— Viewing business models, processes, and strategies through an XaaS lens may illuminate entirely new opportunities to…
Top 5 Human Services Executive Stats of 2017

Top 5 Human Services Executive Stats of 2017

The DATIS 2017 Executive Priorities Survey received responses from over 400 Health and Human Services executives. Their participation enabled us to gain insight into the current challenges they face in regards to the top HR trends including Recruiting & Retention, Employee Engagement & Satisfaction, and the Drive Towards Digital. These three top trends were identified in our 2017 State of…
Five Question Fridays with Gabby Frost

Five Question Fridays with Gabby Frost

Welcome to ‘Five Question Fridays.’ This unique interview series features some of the most influential thought leaders, executives, advocates, and experts in the Health and Human Services sector. Our last guest was none other than Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health. Linda went into detail about her role in Mental Health First Aid and…
Succession Planning: Why Context is King

Succession Planning: Why Context is King

In recent years, we have witnessed a fundamental shift in organizations across the globe. Rising retirement rates from the Baby-Boomer Generation are leaving an increasing amount of critical leadership positions vacant and causing many organizations to scramble over succession planning and recruiting strategies. Now more than ever, HR executives are under pressure to expedite recruiting cycles while increasing the quality of…
The Top Three HR Issues Facing Nonprofits

The Top Three HR Issues Facing Nonprofits

Nonprofits currently make up over 10% of the United States’ workforce. This percentage is likely to increase as 57% of nonprofit executives in 2016 said that they planned to grow their organizations with new positions within the next year. Growth in the nonprofit sector is important for the country as we begin to tackle issues like mental health and substance…