Nonprofit Management
July 20, 2018
What makes a workforce diverse? According to Merriam-Webster, diversity is defined as “an instance of being composed of different elements or qualities.” As a nonprofit organization, expanding...
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Nonprofit Management
July 05, 2018
With Facebook implementing a new algorithm to bring it back to its original purpose—an interactive platform that allows you to share memorable life moments—nonprofits are now put in a position...
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Nonprofit Management
June 13, 2018
Transportation benefits can be a great employer-incentive to offer employees. Whether it be for public transit or public parking—these benefits can be paid to a 3 rd party transit or parking...
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Nonprofit Management
June 06, 2018
U.S. employers added 223,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in May, compared with an average monthly gain of 191,000 over the prior 12 months. With the unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent—an eighteen...
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Nonprofit Management
May 18, 2018
Being on a nonprofit board can require you to wear many different hats and one of the most important aspects of being on a board is learning the budget approval process. Some board members come...
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HR Management
December 06, 2016
​​ Question: One of my best employees is asking for a raise because he found salary data on the internet that he believes shows he is underpaid. How should I handle that conversation? I...
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Nonprofit Management
March 13, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun its efforts to collect on Affordable Care Act (ACA) penalties by issuing Letter 226J to non-compliant businesses. There’s a chance you may have already...
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Nonprofit Management
July 07, 2017
There is not one nonprofit organization that wants to cut programs it believes furthers its mission. But too often, nonprofits keep programs long after they’ve stopped being effective and worth...
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Nonprofit Management
October 05, 2017
In order for diversity to be a part of a nonprofit organization, it must start at the top.  To achieve real and sustainable change in terms of racial equity toward those we serve, we must...
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Nonprofit Management
November 22, 2017
Just two decades ago, jobs were for life – even if you hated yours. Offices were often dark and dingy, promotions were rare, there was no such thing as ergonomic desks and even smoking was...
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HR Knowledge
July 11, 2018
Question: May we add an arbitration clause prohibiting class action lawsuits to our employment contracts? Answer: Yes. Until recently, courts were split on the issue and the National...
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HR Management
June 22, 2018
Nonprofits play a vital role in society by indirectly boosting the economy. Just like their for-profit counterparts, they have payroll, pay mortgages and utilities and have overhead costs. ...
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HR Knowledge
June 15, 2018
Question: Can we maintain a zero-tolerance marijuana use policy in our workplace if medical marijuana use is legal in the state? Answer: Yes, you can. Employers have an absolute right...
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HR Knowledge
June 08, 2018
Stellar recruiting and retention strategies are key to a nonprofit’s growth, but sometimes those solutions do not align with budgets. With the increasing rate at which talent moves through the...
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HR Management
June 01, 2018
Effective communication in the workplace is an integral element to business success. It isn’t just about managing conflict, although an important benefit, good communication creates an...
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HR Management
May 16, 2018
Question: Which employers are required to maintain records of illnesses and injuries under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) recordkeeping and reporting regulations?...
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HR Knowledge
May 11, 2018
One of the many benefits that come with having a designated person or team to handle all Human Resources related issues, is that it allows the organization to operate at its full...
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HR Knowledge
March 23, 2018
Most nonprofit leaders recognize that employee retention can be a challenge and with limited resources, can lead to a lack of employee recognition. Nonprofit employees tend to have a passion for...
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HR Knowledge
May 08, 2018
With the national unemployment rate steadily declining, and a substantial increase in expectations for competitive benefits and salaries, nonprofits are definitely feeling the squeeze—especially...
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HR Knowledge
April 25, 2018
It’s no secret that people are more health conscious today than ever before. And over the last few years, business owners have gotten on board with a massive influx of corporate wellness programs...
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Nonprofit Finance
July 13, 2018
UST is giving 532 nonprofits $3,869,249 in cash back for their ability to reduce their anticpiated unemployment claims within the year. UST , a program dedicated to providing...
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Nonprofit Finance
June 26, 2018
UST helps 501(c)(3)s lower their unemployment costs & maintain HR compliance, providing resources to help refocus on mission objectives.   UST , a program dedicated to...
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Nonprofit Finance
June 20, 2018
UST helps 501(c)(3)s lower their unemployment costs & maintain HR compliance, providing resources to help refocus on mission objectives. UST , a program dedicated to helping nonprofits...
Read MoreAboutUST Uncovers $2.8 Million in Potential Unemployment Claims Savings for 135 Nonprofits
Nonprofit Finance
May 31, 2018
UST helps 501(c)(3)s lower their unemployment costs & maintain HR compliance, providing resources to help refocus on mission objectives.   Santa Barbara, CA (May 31, 2018) – ...
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Nonprofit Finance
May 03, 2018
In an Effort to Provide More Robust and Readily Accessible HR and Unemployment Resources to the Nonprofit Sector, UST Launches a New Website that Acts as a One-Stop-Shop for Workforce Solutions....
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Nonprofit Finance
April 27, 2018
Using a business model has grown to become an essential tool when making any business or financial decisions within the nonprofit sector. When incorporating a new business model, a few key...
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Nonprofit Finance
August 15, 2016
Sometimes the hardest part of being a nonprofit isn’t fulfilling your organization's mission — sometimes it’s just making sure there are enough supplies for everyone to use to get their jobs...
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Nonprofit Finance
July 24, 2014
Nonprofits are constantly looking for new ways to develop and achieve their mission-driven objectives. Unfortunately for smaller organizations, big aspirations aren’t generally matched by a...
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Nonprofit Finance
June 27, 2014
The very idea of a for-profit company existing without a reserve operating budget would send investors running for the hills. So why is it that there is so much pressure on nonprofit...
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Nonprofit Money Management
October 19, 2016
Get your FREE Unemployment Cost Analysis today! For most 501(c)(3) organizations with 10 or more employees, November is the month to exercise their state unemployment tax exemption for an...
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