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Now displaying: February, 2022
Feb 24, 2022
Many organizations are struggling to hire right now. Is there a way you can set yourself and your candidate up for success?

We are highlighting an excerpt from the Skills UP Webinar Series where Deb Taft, CEO of Lindauer Global, will be talking about the dynamics of hiring and how you can achieve success in effective retention. Listen to what she has to say about the Great Resignation, the rise of freelancers and gig workers, and the remote/in-person hybrid.

 

Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • Why talent is more complex than ever
  • The Great Resignation
  • Lack of loyalty
  • Freelancers and gig workers making up more of the workforce
  • 2020-21 Employee PTSD
  • Reevaluation of life and work, work/life balance
  • The remote/in-person hybrid recalibration
  • Multiple interviews.
  • Staying in communication with candidates
  • Tax laws and wages for remote workers
  • Pre-COVID norms have been profoundly changed
  • Expect disruptions and plan interventions

 

Resources:

Deb Taft

Skills Up FREE Webinar Series for nonprofit managers

The Future of Executive Search

To Attract Talented Fundraisers of Color, Get Your House in Order

CASE xChange Podcast; President and CEO Sue Cunningham interviews Lindauer CEO Deb Taft

4 Keys for Attracting, Hiring and Retaining a Successful Major Gift Team

 

Quotes: 

“I think one of the dynamics to think about is that there is very little loyalty.”

“So, hiring is on steroids, and if you are struggling to retain and hire, you are not alone.”

“I just need people to understand, that employees will choose you, talent will choose you, or not, depending on what’s possible.”

Feb 17, 2022

Public policy impacts decisions made around charitable giving. These policies can influence how people give, when they give, and how much they give. So what are the likely effects for 2022?

In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Brian Flahaven to learn how policies have impacted giving over the past few years and what’s ahead for the coming year. Listen in to hear what Brian has to say about his role in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and what they do, what current legislation is on the table, and whether Brian believes it will gain traction this year.

 

Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • What CASE does
  • How charitable giving has been impacted by change over the past couple of years
  • How current legislation can encourage donation
  • Whether Brian expects legislation that positively impacts giving to gain traction by the end of the year
  • Trends that CASE is seeing in giving to education
  • Call to action for listeners

 

Resources:

Brian Flahaven

Blackbaud’s Charitable Giving Report

 

Quotes: 

“Having an incentive there, sending that signal, will encourage more Americans hopefully to give even more to charitable organizations during these difficult times.”

“In the tax world, it’s pretty much been a partisan game over the past few years.”

“A lot of institutions are actually creating their own giving days.”

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