Posts in category "Those New to the Nonprofit Sector"

Axelson Center News: Nonprofits Invited to Disrupt the Norm at Axelson Center Symposium

If nonprofits are to successfully innovate, disrupt the norm, and be change agents for the communities they serve, their leaders and staff must go beyond big goals and lofty visions. Results and impact require thoughtful and empowered decision-making informed by nonprofit managerial excellence. The Axelson Center’s 16th Annual Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers, a... Read more »

Outstanding Nonprofit Management: Hallmark #7: Accountability and Integrity

Our guest blogger Jim Stoynoff is a strategic advisor, consultant and business mentor as well as the President and Founder of Synthesis Solutions. He helps business and non-profit teams excel at their mission and grow, focusing on Strategic Direction, Leadership Alignment, Operational Efficiencies, Solution Design, Program Implementation, and Social Enterprise. Learn more about best practices... Read more »

Largest Graduating Class Ever at Nonprofit CEO BootCamp

Three-day program equips new executive directors with knowledge and skills for organizational success View photos from this year’s event on the Axelson Center Facebook page. CHICAGO (July 18, 2014) — A record-breaking number of nonprofit leaders graduated from the Axelson Center’s 2014 BootCamp for New Nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs. This year’s cohort included 38... Read more »

Interview Tips for Those New to the Nonprofit Sector – Part I

Interview Tips for Those New to the Nonprofit Sector – Part I
I often meet people interested in working in the nonprofit sector. Whether they are recent grads or experienced folks switching sectors, I give the same advice: 1) Understand the nuances that make our sector unique; and 2) Find a way to bridge the gap between your past experience and your new career interests. Tip #1: Understand... Read more »