The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Jobs http://philanthropy.com/section/Jobs/224/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:55:21 EST <![CDATA[Pay Gaps Persist Between Men and Women in Top Nonprofit Jobs]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148879/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Pay-Gaps-Persist-Between-Men/148879/ Women continue to make gains in senior positions, but their progress has been slow, especially at the biggest groups, says a report.

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Young Fundraisers Are Ambitious and Impatient but Need Training]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148271/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Young-Fundraisers-Are/148271/ Clashes over technology and communication have become a source of intergenerational tension in many development offices. Read The Chronicle's special report on great fundraisers

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Minorities Underrepresented at Environmental Groups, Report Says]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147971/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Minorities-Underrepresented-at/147971/ People of color account for no more than 16 percent of staff at conservation and preservation organizations, including government agencies.

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:16:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Veteran Fundraisers With Real-World Expertise Offer Low-Cost, Short Courses]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146313/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Veteran-Fundraisers-With/146313/ A Denver program got started after a local foundation got frustrated with weak grant applications and a lack of professionalism.

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Mon, 05 May 2014 07:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[An MBA Offers Benefits for Fundraisers but No Career Guarantees]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/146329/ http://philanthropy.com/article/An-MBA-Offers-Benefits-for/146329/ Employers say they are often more concerned with direct fundraising skills, like the ability to build ties with big donors.

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Mon, 05 May 2014 07:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[2013 Continuing-Education Guide: Learning to Lead]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/139079/ http://philanthropy.com/article/2013-Continuing-Education/139079/ A new wave of training programs, shaped by the challenges of a bad economy, focus on helping nonprofit executives solve problems they encounter every day. See our entire continuing-education guide.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[6 Tips on Landing a Fundraising Job]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138605/ http://philanthropy.com/article/6-Tips-on-Landing-a/138605/ Tell the truth about your background and show the breadth of your interests, advise recruiters.

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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Charities Seek Charisma and Track-Record Specifics in Fundraisers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138599/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Seek-Charisma-and/138599/ Candidates may spend two days or more interviewing, in part because nonprofits are looking for people whose personalities fit with donors and colleagues.

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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Publisher Appoints New CEO]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138585/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Chronicle-of-Philanthropy-s/138585/ The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc. has appointed Michael G. Riley, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, to succeed Philip W. Semas, who is retiring. Mr. Semas was founding editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nonprofit Hiring Expected to Increase in 2013]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/136891/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Hiring-Expected-to/136891/ Many of the jobs will be in fundraising, program management, and direct services.

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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:22:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Negotiate a Bigger Nonprofit Paycheck]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/135342/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Negotiate-a-Bigger/135342/ Identify how you can fill a nonprofit's future needs and put a price tag on your strengths, suggest nonprofit experts.

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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Nonprofit Job Market: Explore Salary Ranges by Position]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/134316/ http://philanthropy.com/article/The-Nonprofit-Job-Market-/134316/ See how salaries compare at organizations of various sizes and how men's and women's salaries differ.

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Small Pay Increases Are Forecast for Northern Calif. Charities]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/133159/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Small-Pay-Increases-Are/133159/ The tight economy has kept expectations for hiring and compensation modest, a new report finds.

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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 16:48:00 EDT
<![CDATA['Having It All' and the Nonprofit World]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/132579/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Having-It-Allthe/132579/ All across America, people are debating whether women can have high-power jobs and a strong family life, after a cover story in The Atlantic said it's wrong to think women "can have it all."  Join the conversation: How do you balance work and home?

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:24:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Head of Boston Legal-Aid Group Steps Aside, Not Down]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/132445/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Head-of-Boston-Legal-Aid-Group/132445/ Bob Sable left the executive-director job but continues to volunteer so he can return to his roots "as a lawyer, not a leader."

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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Retired Executive Becomes 'Free-Range Mentor’]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/132453/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Retired-Executive-Becomes/132453/ Becky Sykes took a six-month break from nonprofit work after retiring and is now involved in a host of causes, including informally advising younger leaders.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Charity Co-Founder Plans to Make Videos to Pass On Knowledge]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/132455/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Charity-Co-Founder-Plans-to/132455/ Norma Mtume, a top official at Shields for Families, a social-service group, wants to retire in two years, but first she must finds ways to share all the knowledge she has accumulated.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[2012 Continuing-Education Guide]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/131713/ http://philanthropy.com/article/2012-Continuing-Education/131713/ At nonprofit organizations, employees and leaders learn largely by doing. See how nonprofits, foundations, and workers themselves are devising new approaches to acquiring skills.

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Screenings Find Few Criminals Seek Nonprofit Jobs]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/131535/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Screenings-Find-Few-Criminals/131535/ A review of volunteers and employees found that just 5 percent had had any involvement in criminal activity. Still, one in five of those people had been involved in serious crimes, including drug and sex offenses.

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:39:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nonprofits Added Jobs Faster Than Businesses Did in the Past Decade, Study Finds]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/130393/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofits-Added-Jobs-Faster/130393/ Charity work forces grew even during the recession, though the same wasn't true of businesses. Still, some for-profits gained in their competition for workers with expertise in education and social services.

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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 14:57:00 EST
<![CDATA[Advice for Nonprofit Job Seekers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129531/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Advice-for-Nonprofit-Job/129531/ Nonprofit managers offer advice to job seekers, including tips on how to organize a résumé and learn about the organization where you want to work.

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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Giving Thanks for Good Career Advice]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129889/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Giving-Thanks-for-Good-Career/129889/ Nonprofit workers share the advice they got from some of their first managers—and that they still put to work on a regular basis.

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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Nonprofit Workers Say Their Jobs Are Disappointing]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129519/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Workers-Say-Their/129519/ Employees in New York and Washington say too few nonprofits show respect for hard work and talent.

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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nonprofit Job Growth Nearly Flat in 2010, Says Study]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/128883/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Job-Growth-Nearly/128883/ The growth in nonprofit jobs slowed in 2010 compared with other recent years, according to a new analysis of U.S. labor statistics.

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Fri, 02 Sep 2011 15:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Manage Feelings of Burnout]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/128191/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Manage-Feelings-of/128191/ A fund raiser in Indianapolis offers ideas to nonprofit employees who want to manage stress related to their work.

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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 12:42:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Advice for Young Executive Directors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/127914/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Advice-for-Young-Executive/127914/ A charity leader shares her experience learning to communicate with a wide variety of people as head of an organization.

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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 13:43:00 EDT