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The Nonprofits Guide to Human Resources Jan Masaoka

The Nonprofits Guide to Human Resources

Jan Masaoka

Published October 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781413313765
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392 pages
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The nonprofit workplace has a culture of its own, shaped largely by the organizations mission and the staff attracted to the mission, which can include large numbers of volunteers. And with many of todays nonprofits operating on a slim budget,MoreThe nonprofit workplace has a culture of its own, shaped largely by the organizations mission and the staff attracted to the mission, which can include large numbers of volunteers. And with many of todays nonprofits operating on a slim budget, chances are youre fulfilling more than one role in the organization and can use some focused guidance!Geared to this unique culture, The Nonprofits Guide to Human Resources provides legal and good practice information for anyone in charge of HR at small to medium sized organizations. Whatever your title and experience level, youll learn how to identify, face and resolve daily legal issues related to:hiring, including screening, testing, background checks and interviewingsalaries and benefits, including FMLA and comp timefirings, layoffs and time reductionsdetermining suitable volunteer positions and recruiting and training for thememployee communications and other administrative tasksmanaging a multi-racial, multicultural and multi-generational workforcehandling an organization in crisisThe Nonprofits Guide to Human Resources offers the sound legal information found in Nolos other books for employers while addressing specific nonprofit issues youre likely to encounter, such as the board of directors role in HR, and managing volunteers.Throughout the book youll find helpful tips and lessons learned (the hard way!) from expert advisers in various areas of HR management, from hiring to unions.