Talent & Training

Navigating talent management in a competitive marketplace and providing relevant training

Development Debrief Podcast

Returning to a Sense of Place

A podcast miniseries sponsored by BWF. The Development Debrief is hosted by Kathryn Van Sickle.

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The 2020 aasp Survey Summary

The 2020 aasp Survey Summary

BWF partnered with aasp and Lindauer Global on an industry survey to capture career and talent themes within advancement services. With an expanded reach and focus on individual advancement services careers, this survey’s key findings highlight the differing perspectives and areas of opportunity.

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Rethinking Gift Officer Metrics During COVID-19

Rethinking Gift Officer Metrics During COVID-19

Given the current, remote-only work environment for nonprofits, the focus on continuing meaningful work without the benefit of face-to-face engagement has become more important than ever.

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Strategies for Maximizing Productivity in a Remote Environment

Strategies for Maximizing Productivity in a Remote Environment

Employees are now working more from home and businesses are learning to adapt. And for those of us in the philanthropic sector, we still want to engage with donors, report about their impact, and move our missions forward.

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Tips for Remote Relational Fundraising

Tips for Remote Relational Fundraising

For those in the development and advancement field, working from home brings up questions of how to best do our work. We believe some of the most important development work can and should continue to take place, even if it is best to be remote.

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Don’t Be Satisfied with “Satisfied”

Don’t Be Satisfied with “Satisfied”

Employee satisfaction and employee engagement are similar concepts on the surface, and many people use these terms interchangeably. Knowing the difference between the two is critical for an organization to create a culture of engagement.

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Behavioral Interviewing

Behavioral Interviewing

Behavioral interviewing is based on the concept that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. Questions are framed to ask candidates what they have done in the past relevant to the job they seek.

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Friends, Foes, or Somewhere in Between? Prospect Development and Training

Friends, Foes, or Somewhere in Between? Prospect Development and Training

Finding the right way to induce fundraisers to utilize your database requires not just technical training skills, but also the critical insight and guidance only prospect development can provide.

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Small Shop Volunteer Engagement

Small Shop Volunteer Engagement

Volunteers, especially in smaller nonprofit organizations, are an invaluable resource. Here are some critical points to consider when setting up your volunteer program and its participants for success in a small shop.

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