Welcome to the TSNe-Bulletin, providing nonprofit professionals, capacity builders, funders and partners with information you can use to strengthen individual nonprofits, the sector and the communities we serve.
In This Issue:
- New Year's Resolutions for Job Hunters
- 8 Steps for Successful Networking
- Consulting Power Hour
- Improve Your Facilitation
- Green Tip: Not ready to Go Paperless? Try "Less-Paper"
- Software Corner: Facebook, Privacy and Your NPO
- From the Blog: Program and Communications Staff
- Sectorwide Trainings and Jobs
Kickstarting Your Job Search in the New Year
Jennetta Hyatt, human resources manager for fiscal sponsorship and employment, provides the following tips that job hunters can adopt as their 2011 job search New Year's resolutions.
Nervous Networker? Start With Hello.
Forming and cultivating relationships is at the heart of any successful fundraising campaign, volunteer drive, committee effort or community building activity. Foster and grow new networks with these practical tips and best practices to engage someone in a conversation.
Meet One-on-One with a TSNE Expert Practitioner
Is your organization facing a strategic decision? Are you investigating shared staffing or fiscal sponsorship strategies for your nonprofit?
TSNE's experienced consultants are offering hour-long one-on-one sessions to help you think through and begin to address these and other issues affecting your organization. A limited number of one-hour appointments are available on Friday, March 18.
Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on areas of need. Please submit an interest form, including your question and topic area. If space is available, you will be asked to confirm online with a reservation fee of $10.00.
Boost Your Facilitation Skills to the Next Level
Last year, Nancy Jackson presented a sold-out training on facilitation skills. This year she returns as part of the Better Nonprofit Management Training Series with a workshop on advanced facilitation techniques on February 17.
Brush up on your facilitation basics before next month's training with Ms. Jackson's article from 2010 on Tips for Making It Flow and Having Fun.
Adopting a "Less-Paper" Strategy
At the start of 2010, TSNE began a less-paper strategy for its educational offerings. A year later, how has it worked out?
There's a lot of talk these days about privacy issues on Facebook. What does that mean for you as an organization? The issues for an organization are different than those facing an individual - but still absolutely something you should be thinking about, explains Idealware.
Program and Communications Staff: Can't We All Just Get Along?
TSNE's Director of Education and Outreach blogs observations and lessons learned from working with both program and communications departments over the years. What suggestions do you have to help keep departments working together smoothly?