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Archive 2018

Increase Diversity and Boost Loyalty

These benefit suggestions are surprisingly inexpensive to offer but can set your organization apart from many others, enhancing candidate diversity while also encouraging employee retention.

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The Strategic Edge of Nonprofits

Successful nonprofit entrepreneurs make strategic choices that capitalize on the unique advantages charitable groups possess for taking on the most challenging social problems of our time.

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Getting to the Top in Fundraising

Most people would like to progress as far as possible in their chosen career field, whether for higher salary, prestige or countless other reasons. Fundraising is no different.

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Just the Facts, Ma’am

As communication becomes more casual, it’s important to remember that when chatting with a colleague over coffee one still needs to remain professional at all times.

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Tips for Night Owls

You like to stay up late and morning is not your best friend. But are you really the most productive night owl you could be?

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Interview with Jennifer Bernstein: ​LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES (LLLS) Partners with NRDC for Major Team Build-up​

The Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC, is growing its development team across the country. With regional offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Santa Monica, the environmental advocacy organization is gearing up to raise significant support and broaden its base to advance its work to protect our environment.

Chief Development Officer Jennifer Bernstein talks with LLLS about her team and why there’s never been a better time to consider if NRDC is an opportunity for you.

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The Impact of GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe's new privacy law that increases the protection of personal data, is surprisingly comprehensive. But is your organization prepared for this coverage?

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Books to Read this Summer

Summer is now fully upon us and with it, for many, comes the opportunity for vacation and maybe a little reading. If you would like to be informed, as well as entertained, view these suggestions.

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The Under-Tapped Mid-Level

Nonprofit organizations around the world have a variety of giving programs – mostly focused on major gifts and mid-level donations – but these still leave money on the table.

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