Ho Ho Hold On There! Managing Office Party Risks (Episode 3)

~8.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17 Listen to this podcast to learn about office party risk management, including top risks to ward against when planning office holiday parties. Also meet The Risk Jockeys hosts, Melanie Lockwood Herman – Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), and Derek Symer – Principal and Senior Vice President … Continued


Generational Risk: How to Know Someone Older (or Younger) Than You

by Melanie Lockwood Herman Have you ever been on the receiving end of a colleague’s frustration about a co-worker? When you’re at your wit’s end, expressing exasperation to another human doesn’t make you better, but it may make you feel better. I’ve noticed that venting has evolved from frustration about missed deadlines, late arrivals to … Continued

How to Manage Employee Turnover in Your Nonprofit

When you seek resources on how to manage employee turnover in your organization, you’re likely to find resources for how to stop turnover. That makes sense—if employees leave your nonprofit frequently after short tenures, it can be a sign that something is wrong in the organization and needs investigation. But not all turnover is bad, even when … Continued

How to Create a Concierge Experience for Job Applicants

Most of us have been “ghosted” by a prospective employer—even after a promising interview. It’s not cool, and it’s totally avoidable. The time and effort your nonprofit invests to give all job candidates a great experience will produce results. Your top candidates will be more likely to want the job, and those who aren’t selected … Continued

How to Ensure Your Nonprofit’s Culture Lives Up to Its Promise

You probably love to talk about the strength of your organization’s culture with job candidates, donors, and your board. But do employees and clients experience your organization’s culture the way you intend them to? If not, they may question whether they want to work for or with your organization. Culture might seem like a squishy … Continued

How to Offer Employee Tuition Reimbursement

Offering employee tuition reimbursement can demonstrate your nonprofit’s commitment to professional development and help you recruit and retain talented employees. Creating an employee tuition reimbursement program takes some work, but can pay great dividends. Here’s a four-step checklist to help your nonprofit launch a tuition reimbursement program. Step 1: Set the financial foundation Create a … Continued


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