The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation has selected 27 high-caliber Jewish professional and volunteer leaders from around the world to join the fifth cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship. The Schusterman Fellowship is an intensive, 18-month leadership development program that features personalized professional development experiences and provides Fellows with the leadership tools to address pressing needs and opportunities in their … [Read more...] about Schusterman Family Foundation Announces 27 Outstanding Fellows for Global Leadership Program
By Josh Feldman These days, the word “millennial” is often used synonymously with early career professionals. Spoiler alert: Your 22-year-old staffer is not a millennial. In fact, they are part of the first wave of Generation Z to graduate college. There are 65 million people in this generation in the United States currently ages 3–22. It’s safe to assume that this generation will have a major impact on our workforce in the coming years. If … [Read more...] about Top 10 Ways to Attract and Retain Early Career Talent
By Naomi Adler and David Cygielman Today’s Jewish organizations are powered by rabbis and teachers, social workers and counselors, administrators and graphic designers, fundraisers and engagement professionals. They work in federations and day schools, at homes for the elderly, summer camps, in advocacy organizations, arts organizations, synagogues, and more. When we speak of the need to “strengthen the field” or “build the talent pipeline” it … [Read more...] about Investing in Our Professionals is an Investment in Our Jewish Future
[This article appears as part of a series presented by the SafetyRespectEquity Coalition about the work of Jewish organizations to prevent and address sexual harassment and gender discrimination. By pulling back the curtain on works in progress, the Coalition hopes to inspire others to begin their own crucial reform efforts. You can read the framing piece here.] By Gali Cooks As President & CEO of Leading Edge, I represent a minority of … [Read more...] about Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Understanding Gender Inequities in the Jewish Communal Workforce
By David Edell
Ask any Board Chair if they know who will succeed them. (Ask any of those mentioned if they are sure they will accept.) Ask any nominating committee chair about the responses they get as they reach out to ask people to consider board membership. Ask any CEO who works to recruit major donors and influential community members to play leadership roles about the questions they are asked. In every community we visit and organization … [Read more...] about What about the Lay Leader Pipeline?
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