Reflections from the Second Annual Leading Edge Employee Engagement Survey By Scott Kaufman In my past eight years as CEO of the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit, it has become clearer every day that talent and culture are the two key drivers of organizational success. Thus, when Leading Edge emerged as an entity specifically designed to help strengthen both the talent and culture of our field, I eagerly joined the board, seeing Leading … [Read more...] about Are Jewish Organizations Great Places to Work?
Results detailed that Jewish summer camp is the largest feeder to the sector’s workforce Leading Edge, an organization founded in 2014 to build a robust talent pipeline for Jewish nonprofits, released today a report detailing the results of its second annual survey of employees in the sector. A total of 4,470 employees across 68 Jewish organizations participated this year, including 31 organizations who took the survey for the second year in a … [Read more...] about New Leading Edge Report Details Results of 2nd Annual Employee Engagement Survey
By Barry Finestone and Seth Linden The challenges facing the future of Jewish leadership are well-chronicled - from identifying talent, to training and retaining leaders, to ensuring that Jewish organizations are utilizing leaders to their full abilities. As we have shared, the Foundation understands the urgent need to address these challenges - and is taking action. After a strategy retreat in August, the Foundation’s Board of Directors … [Read more...] about Leadership Development: A Strategy Emerges, Investments are Made
By Joseph Reimer What is Jewish leadership? And if it’s a thing, can you learn it? At the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program’s recent orientation for new students, I was asked to imagine that a prospective applicant to Hornstein came to see me and asked these questions: “I am already working in the Jewish community. Why wouldn’t I continue working my way up the ranks? Or if I need to boost my skills or knowledge, why … [Read more...] about Jewish Leadership at Hornstein
The Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy is an eight-month online and in-person certificate program designed by the University of Pennsylvania for busy professionals who seek tools, skills, and collaborators to help their work improving the world. Applications submitted by Oct. 15 receive a 10% tuition discount. Learn more at http://socialimpactstrategy.org/exec. … [Read more...] about Applications Open: UPenn 2018 Executive Program in Social Impact Strategy