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Just in time for 2013, NPT Publishing Group has a New Year’s gift for all of our readers: The new issue of The NonProfit Times. The Jan. 1 covers pressing issues impacting the nonprofit sector, including the impact of current hot topics such as Superstorm Sandy and the “fiscal cliff.” Here’s a quick look at some of the major stories in the new issue: Special Report Accounting... (more...)

Editor’s Note: Every Monday, Jeff Allen offers you a tip about what you should do to ensure you never miss out — or get beat out — of your well-earned fee. What Client Says: You didn’t check references. How Client Pays: It usually happens like most placements — no documents back from the client. Who cares? The hiring authority is returning your calls, interviewing, and even expressing... (more...)

I have compiled a sampling of questions (from my book) to help you when interviewing a staffing service. Naturally, the areas that are most important to you and your company will drive which questions you need to ask. If you are not in the market for a new staffing service, perhaps you may want to circle back to your present staffing service and clarify certain points with them, if they were not previously... (more...)

CRM applications tend to embody a range of features, depending on the maker and the audience. Some applications are stripped-down products sporting a handful of features — and only those features — deemed necessary to the user. Other products have become de facto mini-ERP systems with their integrations into back-end systems and business analytics. It is not surprising, then, that in a... (more...)

There is no index of character so sure as the voice. – Benjamin Disraeli, British prime minister and novelist 1804-1881 When we open our mouths, we reveal all sorts of things about ourselves that can have nothing to do with the words we’re using. We all know that our tone is important when talking with a Gatekeeper, but how many of us realize that pressing on just one word in a sentence can... (more...)

There are no more excuses. You are almost out of time. But even with just these few days left in the year, you can still put together a budget for 2013! Budgets give you the vision of where you are headed and will provide you the compass to ensure you get to your goals. Budgets will make you aware of your performance and force you to reorient yourself to your business plan. I said, no more excuses!... (more...)

Having fun at work today? Leaving voice mail for every call you make? I mean, really, is there a hiring manager who actually wants to hear from you? So take a time out and enjoy today’s roundup, which, I promise, is low cal, purely intended as entertainment, and has no particular message (unless you happen to recruit lawyers, in which case, I’m so sorry for you). Some Recruiter I Used to... (more...)

For the eighth straight year, Amazon achieved the top position in ForeSee’s survey of customer satisfaction during the holiday shopping season. Amazon maintained its No. 1 score of 88 out of 100 in the annual Holiday E-Retail Satisfaction Index. Amazon “continues to do a great job in providing customer experience,” said ForeSee CEO Larry Freed. “And the payback for them is... (more...)

Tip 1051: Send meeting details in an email | Outlook Tips How to send meeting or appointment details to another address in an email message.  Read More →

Everyone has a year-end synopsis these days, and it’s fun to see what each person deems important. Sometimes you wonder if you lived through the same experiences, but it’s a good thing to recall everything one more time and maybe reconsider how you’ll remember each. Here’s my synopsis — which is no more or less valid than anyone else’s. Marketing‘s resurgence... (more...)