Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now and the news and issues that matter to nonprofits.

Jan 05 2017 | Lyn Freundlich
We know one of the things that keeps nonprofit managers awake at night is concerns about personnel. In the social sector, employees are an organization’s greatest asset. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Nov 04 2016 | By Nina L. Smolyar
New managers at Rosie's Place Intentional development of supervisors as a path to professional and organizational success. → More
Feb 09 2016 | By Dr. Anne Litwin, Ph.D., Anne Litwin & Associates
Negative stereotypes about women are everywhere, and when we internalize them, we usually do not realize it. Yet carrying these internalized stereotypes can influence our behaviors toward other women. For that reason, it is important to begin to notice how... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Aug 27 2015 | By Lyn Freundlich, Senior Consultant, Human Resources
On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule that would increase the number of workers eligible to receive overtime pay. The proposal would require a minimum annual salary of $50,400 ($970 a week) for a position to be classified as exempt... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Aug 12 2014 | Lyn Freundlich
Our nonprofit workforce needs a raise. At TSNE MissionWorks, we have just completed a regional compensation study, Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce — a snapshot of the salaries and benefits of 250 nonprofits from Massachusetts and our surrounding communities.... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
According to the February 2009 Newsday article “Layoffs Take a Toll, Even on Survivors”, not only do laid-off employees suffer from staff reductions, but survivors suffer as well. The conclusion: “Layoffs clearly have emotional and practical consequences for... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
A: Smart, enthusiastic employees who bring limited experience to their jobs are prime candidates for coaching! → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | by Lyn Freundlich, Senior Consultant on Human Resources
Lyn shares what to consider when you are hiring an independent contractor (consultant) vs. an employee. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
At TSNE MissionWorks, we believe that effective supervision is directly tied to organizational mission effectiveness. For individual organizations as well as for the nonprofit sector, our staff is our greatest resource. The more effective they are, the more... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | by Jackie Cefola
The NonProfit Center, developed by TSNE MissionWorks as a “green” building and home to many of Boston’s progressive social change nonprofit organizations, has been awarded certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) Commercial... → More
Categories: Human Resources

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