According to Frog Recruitment’s recent World of Work, 30% of HR managers said their company had enforced a recruitment freeze during the pandemic. The result is 60% said there is actually a candidate abundance, noting a 34% improvement in job ad response rates. I am noticing similar trends in the Charity sector, decreased bank balances have... Keep Reading
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If you are doing any of the following, then you are seeking professional development: Networking with your peers and discussing your work Reading books on fundraising or the sector (FINZ have a library) Subscribing to international blogs from respected fundraisers Working with a sector mentor Attending FINZ learning lunches or... Keep Reading
The so called ‘privilege’ of working from home has just been blown wide open. Covid-19 has catapulted us into the WFH future. Many people have swung from one extreme to the other - from no working from home to complete out of office. I’m interested in looking at what worked, what didn’t and how you can maintain. Keep Reading
Hello hardworking fundraisers in challenging times! Yes, it has gone a little quiet in recruitment-land (there are a lot of competing priorities for charities right now!) And my virtual doors are still open. There are currently some logistical challenges with recruitment – social distancing was going to make it difficult... Keep Reading
Five years ago only the biggest charities employed digital specialists in their fundraising and marketing teams. With the popularity of peer to peer fundraising (think marathons and platforms like everydayhero), integrated campaigns and the rise of online giving, there has been a huge increase in the number of digital specialists working in. Keep Reading
I’ve honed my matchmaking skills over the last six years with Execucare NZ, and am now very excited to be offering sector knowledge and recruitment services under my own banner – Fundraising Talent, a name that says it all! Check out my new website. Keep Reading
This is a very poignant piece to be writing since I have just left Execucare after nearly 7 years of recruiting professional fundraisers for the sector. How do you know when to go? And how do you know when to hang in? Knowing when to move on is tricky and everyone’s circumstances are unique, but there are some factors that come up again... Keep Reading