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20 questions directors of not-for-profit (NFP) organizations should ask about human resources

Published on: Nov 30, 2018

Serving as a director on the board of a NFP organization can be enriching and enjoyable. It also involves some significant responsibilities, and key among them is the board's stewardship of one of the organization's most important assets – its people. Discharging this responsibility requires directors to understand the multifaceted, rapidly evolving human resources challenges that are unique to the not-for-profit sector, while also being aware of the legal and regulatory landscapes that govern human resources.

You will learn about:

  • the director's role and responsibilities for overseeing the organization's overall HR strategy
  • how to recruit, manage and evaluate the organization's executive director
  • overseeing the organization's other employees, volunteers, independent contractors and other service providers

This publication is reviewed annually for relevance and accuracy.


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