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Tip of the Week: Ring Their Bell (and then some)

How do you celebrate adoptions? Listen to what your colleagues are doing Inquiring minds in our online member community want to know: Since adoption is our ultimate goal for every...
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Member Spotlight: Get to Know Judith Dumont, SHRM-CP

Get inspired. Get very inspired. You’re about to read an interview with Team Purple’s VP of People + Culture Name & Title: Judith Dumont, VP, People + Culture, SPCA of Texas...
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Tip of the Week: Benefits Benchmarks

Want to offer your employees better benes? See what other nonprofits are doing We recently came across PPI Benefit Solutions’ Nonprofit Employee Benefits Survey Report from 2023. Knowing how much...
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Jobs of the Month—May 2024

April showers bring May flowers, and a season of new beginnings. Are you looking to spread your professional wings, or know someone who’s ready to fly? Following is a sampling...
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Tip of the Week: Guest List

Here’s one smart idea you just may want to opt in to Do you offer free WiFi to visitors at your adoption center? Atlanta Humane Society does, and shares three...
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Tip of the Week: 9 Tenets of PACT

Review the shared beliefs of a movement in sheltering that recognizes the power of community Compassion, transparency, leadership. These are the drivers of People and Animals in Community Together (PACT), a...
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Member Spotlight: Get to Know Anna-Lee Fitzsimmons

Catch Calgary Humane’s PR Director next month at the Summit for Animals. Here’s a sneak preview. Name & Title: Anna-Lee Fitzsimmons, Director, Public Relations, Calgary Humane SocietyMember of The Association for...
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Tip of the Week: Guide for Hiring with a DEI Lens

Are you addressing and mitigating implicit biases in hiring? This 25-page guide can help Created especially for leaders and managers, the newly published Guide for Hiring with a Diversity, Equity,...
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Rethinking RTO: 3 Ideas to Stop Judging and Start Strategizing

In the latest episode of The Intake podcast, experts discuss a need for a paradigm shift surrounding lost pets While it’s true that intake numbers are still below pre-pandemic 2019,...
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Member Spotlight: Get to Know Kathy Powelson

This month we check in with the founder of the small but mighty British Columbia-based Paws for Hope. Catch her in May at Humane Canada’s Summit for Animals. Name &...
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Tip of the Week: ACO Appreciation Week Toolkit

How nifty is this?! Grab a toolkit of resources to make honoring your ACOs easier and more meaningful Are you ready for April 14-20? Thought about how you’ll be honoring...
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Jobs of the Month—April 2024

Spring’s here, ushering in a season of new beginnings. Are you looking to spread your professional wings, or know someone who’s ready to fly? Following is a sampling of the...
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