Time To Include #ShowTheSalary In The Hiring Process

There has been a growing campaign internationally in the non-profit/charity sectors over recent years for employers to include a salary range when conducting job searches rather than utilizing vague terms like “competitive” or commiserate with experience.” The Show The Salary website was started in the UK, but people in the United States and Canada have taken up the cause. People like Nonprofit AF blogger Vu Le frequently make Twitter posts directed at employers using the hashtag #showthesalary. Vu Le generally includes the sentence “Please always #ShowTheSalary, as not doing so perpetuates racial … Read more

Show Me What You Love About The Arts Without Using Pictures Of The Arts

Advisory Board for the Arts sponsored a webinar discussing how Utah Symphony shifted its marketing focus to emphasize emotional factors and shared values.  Karen Freeman, Executive Director of Research at Advisory Board for the Arts, observed that this approach can be effective because “people make choices based on emotional factors but justify it with rational considerations.”  Essentially, how this might manifest is you may choose what car to purchase based on an emotional association but decide it is a good choice based on things like gas mileage, dealer incentives and utility to … Read more

Many Lens of Board Recruitment

The upheaval of the past year in terms of public health, politics, social equity and other areas of concern have made it clear that a new operating environment will emerge, shaped by a changing set of expectations. Many organizations are recognizing that the composition of their governing board needs to be adjusted in order to better reflect the composition of the constituencies the organization serves or simply provide advice and guidance in areas which it had been lacking. However, a poorly considered and executed effort to diversify the composition of the board … Read more

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