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Have You Ever Thought about Safety and Health in Your Workplace?

Have You Ever Thought about Safety and Health in Your Workplace?

Are you aware that basic health and safety regulations apply to nonprofits, too? Meaning that you as organization bear responsibility for a safe workplace? And if you would operate a kitchen as part of your activities, you would need to follow relevant health...

3 Tips For Basic Security Measures You Should Put In Place Today

3 Tips For Basic Security Measures You Should Put In Place Today

Maybe you think you do not need security measures. Isn’t that something that governments take care of? Isn’t that very complicated and expensive? To be honest, yes, it may be very expensive and complicated if you work on a highly sensitive issue and need to protect...

How You Can Make Good Use of (Inter)National Days

How You Can Make Good Use of (Inter)National Days

My previous blog was about Valentine’s Day. And I asked you what you were planning for that day of love and appreciation. I am curious to learn what it was you did of course! And I am also curious to know what other international days you use in your work? Do you have...

What Are You Planning For Valentine’s Day?

What Are You Planning For Valentine’s Day?

In my recent blogs, I focused on different aspects of contracting and dealing with your staff in the workplace. They were all very serious, as they should be, of course, given the topics. But as you know, managing staff is something that also requires a light touch at...

The Basics of your Contract when Contracting Work

The Basics of your Contract when Contracting Work

The past blogs focused on contracting team members. We looked at the difference between hiring an external contractor or employing someone. We looked at important annexes to consider when contracting. In this blog, we will look at the contract itself. What are the...

Important Annexes to Consider when Contracting

Important Annexes to Consider when Contracting

In my previous blog I spoke about contracting labour. Whether to employ someone on your payroll or to hire a self-employed external contractor. The choice of contract type is not purely legal. There are also values involved. What would a good employer do? What suits...

What Is Proper In Contracting Work?

What Is Proper In Contracting Work?

Once you have found a new team member, you need to think about the kind of arrangements you want to make. You will want to contract them – but how? Are you ready for having the responsibility for an employee? Is this what is needed for the kind of relationship you...

How To Find Your New Team Member?

How To Find Your New Team Member?

At some point (maybe even right now?) you will be looking for a new team member. You may have a new project for which you need extra hands. Or someone may have moved on, and you may need a replacement. Or you are growing as an organization. So that you can add a new...

Your 3 to-dos at contract’s end

Your 3 to-dos at contract’s end

As soon as you start hiring staff, you must start preparing for saying goodbye to them, too. Not because you should hire people you want to get rid of straightaway of course. But because saying goodbye is the inevitable consequence of saying hello. At some point you...

My 5 Tips for Performance Reviews in Your Nonprofit

My 5 Tips for Performance Reviews in Your Nonprofit

Many nonprofits struggle with consistency in setting up and conducting their staff performance reviews. There are many reasons for this, including lack of time and lack of focus on organizational issues. But also a lack of insight into how individual team members are...