How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

Have the right attitude. Now that you have a better idea of how to tout your for-profit accomplishments, here are some interview attitude tips to help you shake off the nerves and put your best self forward. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

We need to foster an attitude of gratitude and create a culture of thanking our donors. To create an attitude of gratitude , consider the good ole’ fashioned 5Ws and an H: Who is involved in each step of the thank you process? Sponsored by Network for Good.

3 Lessons Arts & Cultural Organizations Can Learn from Retail

Connection Cafe

Being new to the arts & cultural space (career-wise, not interest-wise), I’ve been doing a lot of reading to get a better understanding of this industry. What’s surprised me are the parallels I see with other industries – namely retail where I was most recently focused – and it got me thinking: what can arts & cultural organizations learn from the retail industry? What are they doing, and can we apply the same concepts in arts & cultural?

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Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Today’s nonprofit marketers must be experts in learning how to shift their organizational culture towards a culture of philanthropy. This gets to the heart of the best practices that are needed to create a culture of philanthropy within anonprofit organization.

Crafting Your Culture

SocialFish

—————— Building organizational culture involves magic and artistry. But you create a culture by doing and saying, and you can choose to be deliberate and thoughtful about what you do and say. How do you create the organizational culture you want?

Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

And it reminded me just how important culture plays in the recruiting, hiring, training and retaining an awesome staff. Instead, let culture be your bedrock. And most importantly, let your nonprofit culture permeate into everything—and I mean everything—you do.

Embracing risk culture in nonprofits: let’s start talking about failure

ASU Lodestar Center

What is risk culture? “.staff Such a culture supports an open discussion about uncertainties and opportunities, encourages staff to express concerns, and maintains processes to elevate concerns to appropriate levels.”. There’s a hush-hush culture regarding risk and failure.

[PODCAST] Creating a Culture of Self Care | Ft. Beth Kanter

NonProfit Hub

Culture building. In the nonprofit sector specifically, culture building is daunting and confusing, not to mention, seemingly costly. What a lot of people don’t know is that culture is the lifeblood of any organization. If your nonprofit’s culture includes beige walls, cubicles and minimal days off, you still have culture. Culture catalyzes staff engagement and strengthens leadership. Culture also includes intangibles like attitudes and mindsets.

The Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Andrew Leigh''s new book, Ethical Leadership , he provides these compelling and important benefits of having an ethical culture in your business/organization: Customers prefer dealing with companies who put ethics at the center of their culture.

Five Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Andrew Leigh''s book, Ethical Leadership , he provides these compelling and important benefits of having an ethical culture in your business/organization: Customers prefer dealing with companies who put ethics at the center of their culture.

How Can Nonprofits Switch to a Data-Driven Culture?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It comes down to organizational culture. The nonprofits that embrace measurement have a data-driven culture. The Evolutionary Stages of A Data-Driven Culture. Changing a nonprofit culture isn’t as simple as. Does your nonprofit have a data-driven culture?

5 Compelling Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Andrew Leigh''s book, Ethical Leadership , he provides these compelling and important benefits of having an ethical culture in your business/organization: Customers prefer dealing with companies who put ethics at the center of their culture.

How to Build Your Nonprofit’s Culture (One Brick at a Time)

NonProfit Hub

Company culture isn’t just for startups and businesses; it’s a fundamental part of every nonprofit’s DNA. Your culture helps to define your brand and, in part, determine the type of people who should be part of your organization. And to be clear, every organization does have a culture. Ideally, you want your nonprofit’s culture to be purposefully built. Some people think that company culture refers to workplace perks and benefits—and yes, those things are a part of it.

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Even better is to have self-care so finely embedded in the nonprofit’s culture that there is not a need for a separate program, it is simply part of the way the organization works. The bottom line is that you want to scale happy, healthy, pay attention organizational culture.

The Compelling Benefits Of Having An Ethical Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Andrew Leigh''s book, Ethical Leadership , he provides these compelling and important benefits of having an ethical culture in your business/organization: Customers prefer dealing with companies who put ethics at the center of their culture.

Creating Buy-In for a Data Culture at Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Integrating data and analytics into your organizational culture can be a huge hurdle to overcome. Participation: Change in organizational culture stems from successful participation at every staff level. All these methods can create a fun atmosphere around your new data culture.

Research Friday: Does your nonprofit have an outcome-driven culture?

ASU Lodestar Center

Outcomes usually imply changes in behavior, condition, skills, attitudes or knowledge in the individual, community or other target population. posted by Karina Lungo , Research Assistant, ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Self Care in the Museum Workplace

Connection Cafe

Seema) In some museum work places, the culture of stress is tied to perceived effort, as you mention. Each museum staff has its own culture born of the particular challenges of their own work. But as Seema says, wellness is contextual—fit-test these ideas to your culture before you wade in. Q: How do you talk to your leadership team about creating a culture that recognizes that work is not 24/7 and that that is not and should not be an expectation?

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 1: Can Cultural Institutions Be Third Places?

Museum 2.0

Like many museum and library professionals, I am enamored of the idea of cultural institutions as “third places” – public venues for informal, peaceable, social engagement outside of home or work. I closed this book wondering: are cultural institutions really interested in being third places?

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Connection Cafe

She calls her out on it and Bethany cops an attitude. A Reel Leadership Article My thought going into Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was “Do we really need another remake of a film?”

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What is the Current State of Grantseeking? Arts, Culture, & Humanities

Tech Soup Blog

And it gets particularly interesting when you start looking at the responses from arts, culture, and humanities groups. For example, 71% of total survey respondents feel that they will receive the same number or more awards in the coming year, whereas 77% of arts, culture, and humanities-focused organizations believe that they will receive the same or increased numbers of awards. (On Cindy Adams is the president and CEO of.

Is Face-to-Face Communication Gone in the Digital Age?

SocialFish

I talk a lot about the Millennials growing up in the digital age and how that impacts their attitudes and values in the workplace and as members of associations. Culture That Works Open Community

4 Ways to Increase Membership and Donations with Killer Customer Service

Connection Cafe

Anah has over 10 years working with arts and cultural nonprofits helping to improve their customer service to grow their organization. . Operations ALTRU Arts & Cultural donations fundraising Membership membership organization

5 Key Takeaways from the Millennial Impact Report — Wave 2

NonProfit Hub

Achieve and The Case Foundation just released their 2016 Millennial Impact Report, which focuses on millennial behavior and attitudes toward social good and cause engagement. Culture Featured Volunteer Recruiting

3 Easy Ways to Make Employees Want to Come to Work

NonProfit Hub

When everyone sits back down at their desks, they’re guaranteed to have an improved attitude and a clear mind. Culture Featured Human ResourcesHere at Nonprofit Hub, we have a fun, creative workspace filled with lots of food and games. We go on walks when we feel overwhelmed. We take time to sit, socialize and enjoy each other’s company. And believe it or not, we leave every day feeling proud of what we’ve accomplished.

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The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I particularly found useful Watkin's discussion on culture , where he wrote: Culture is the collective attitudes within a group, team or organization, and they manifest in : Customs : traditional practices that may be honored, not necessarily repetitive.

Happy 41st Southwest Airlines. You Set The Example.

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I admire their company culture and applaud their customer service. Chairman, President and CEO, Gary Kelly, shares some insights into the airline' culture in the June issue of the airline’s in-flight magazine. Yesterday, Southwest Airlines celebrated its 41st anniversary.

Insights From "Women Who Mean Business"

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Loyalty is not something you can spot right away; attitude is. Attitude is something you can't teach." Philanthropy Management Leadership Corporate Culture Effective Listening Volunteering Customer Service Leadership Skills

Training Manager Frustrations: The Customer Service Solution

Gyrus

A goal is something that is imposed by leadership but a truly awesome customer experience is the natural result of a corporate-wide culture of excellence. Awesome customer service flows from the culture of each of these companies.

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Your First 100 Days As A Leader Will Make Or Break You

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example: Cultural engagement is extremely important in a successful transition; and it is essential that you know what your cultural engagement plan will be before walking in the door for Day One. Values -- Believes and moral principles that guide attitudes, decisions, and actions.

Rapid Realignment Teaches Leaders How To Adapt And Stay Focused

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Corporate culture is the product of four dynamically related components : attitudes, beliefs, values, and behavior. The fastest and most effective way to change attitudes and beliefs is to change people's behavior and show them the beneficial results of the new behavior.

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Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That they have a “Do good where ever attitude.” Networked Nonprofit Networks Organizational Culture Philanthropy

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First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The term reflects an acronym that stands for behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and environment. Attitudes – Encompassing strategic, posture, and culture choices around how to win.

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First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The term reflects an acronym that stands for behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and environment. Attitudes – Encompassing strategic, posture, and culture choices around how to win.

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The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I particularly found useful Watkin''s discussion on culture , where he wrote: Culture is the collective attitudes within a group, team or organization, and they manifest in : Customs : traditional practices that may be honored, not necessarily repetitive.

Book Review: Lead With Purpose

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my other favorite observations from the book are these two: We follow leaders not because they bring us down, but because they lift our spirits with their attitude, words, and examples.

Coherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I particularly found useful Watkin''s discussion on culture , where he wrote: Culture is the collective attitudes within a group, team or organization, and they manifest in : Customs : traditional practices that may be honored, not necessarily repetitive.

Recognizing the Importance of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

This night is just one of many things we’ve done in the organization to help create an attitude of gratitude. We are a fun-loving, hard-working group and our awards also reflect the culture of our organization. Live the Attitude Everyday.

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Daily DoGooder: The World had Changed. You Can Too

See What's Out There

| 1:01 World Wildlife Foundation Canada Set to a hokey feel-good tune, this clip from WWF Canada riffs on Western cultural attitudes and commonplaces of times gone by. Change the world, one video at a time.The World had Changed. You Can Too. | This video posits the power of change in the small, daily actions of [.]. Daily DoGooder

How the Workplace is Changing

Connection Cafe

To generalize a bit, the prevailing attitude toward work used to be to show up to your job with the sole purpose of putting food on the table and keeping a roof overhead. ” R achel, Gary, and Carina continue to make interesting points and cover many topics in the episode, lending their expertise and experience to shed light on where we as people are headed in our professional culture.

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Foundational Tools For First-Time Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The term reflects an acronym that stands for behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and environment. Attitudes – Encompassing strategic, posture, and culture choices around how to win.

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Coherence: The Secret Science Of Brilliant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I particularly found useful Watkin''s discussion on culture , where he wrote: Culture is the collective attitudes within a group, team or organization, and they manifest in : Customs : traditional practices that may be honored, not necessarily repetitive.

How can nonprofits effectively recruit and retain high-performing employees?

ASU Lodestar Center

According to recent findings, nonprofit organizations can capitalize on training, building a culture of empowerment and recognition programs in order to provide incentives to employees. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.