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10 Ways to Enhance Your Nonprofit Workforce


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Check out these must-do's for establishing a strong nonprofit workforce.

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10 Ways to Enhance Your Nonprofit Workforce

  1. 1. 10 Ways to Enhance Your Nonprofit Workforce NONPROFIT
  2. 2. ` Automating paper job applications, reviews, and new hire forms can deliver a significant ROI, provide fast access to personnel information, and allow you to focus on your mission – not paperwork. Reduce time spent on paperwork NONPROFIT 1
  3. 3. Use social networks to broaden recruiting outreach Use social networks to attract and engage quality personnel and volunteers. Social networks can establish your brand while sourcing new staff, calling for volunteers, and communicating with stakeholders. 2 NONPROFIT
  4. 4. A comprehensive onboarding process helps staff and volunteers to be effective and engaged from day one. Paperless onboarding can allow new hires to complete forms before they step foot in the office. Use onboarding to get volunteers and staff up to speed3 NONPROFIT
  5. 5. Train volunteers and staff online Multimedia training can significantly reduce time-to- productivity. Staff, volunteers, donors and the community can easily review and complete training and connect with your mission much faster—and on their own time.3 4 NONPROFIT
  6. 6. Measure, document, and improve performance Demonstrating ongoing effectiveness is critical. Measure and document performance to reduce risk, align organizational goals and initiatives, and address improvement through goal setting and tracking. 5 NONPROFIT
  7. 7. Improve succession planning Identify skill shortages before they occur and source and develop leaders ahead of projected baby boomer gaps that can threaten your mission effectiveness and longevity. 6 NONPROFIT
  8. 8. Create, manage, and track organizational and staff goals to retain and engage high performers. Generate visibility for improved donor engagement. Help staff and volunteers build and achieve goals7 NONPROFIT
  9. 9. Connect people within your organization Supporting collaboration is key to building strong, committed teams, retaining institutional memory, ensuring more effective project collaboration, and enhancing volunteer capabilities. 8 NONPROFIT
  10. 10. Extend your nonprofit’s reach Nonprofits can have a greater impact through adoption of new technologies. Use online video courses to educate, train, and prepare your constituencies for the future and foster greater connection. 9 NONPROFIT
  11. 11. Donors today are very interested in how contributions are being used Demonstrating improvements in workforce productivity not only confirms smart stewardship but is an easy way to show a need for more staff or dollars. 10 NONPROFIT
  12. 12. NONPROFIT ©2014 Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. csod-industry-brief-nonprofit-2014 Cornerstone OnDemand is a leader in cloud-based applications for talent management. Our solutions help organizations recruit, train, manage and connect their employees, empowering their people and increasing workforce productivity. To learn more, visit