A guide to help you solve your HR issues
Expand the scope of your HR knowledge with our HR Management Toolkit developed specially for the Cultural Sector.
Regardless of where they work or what their jobs are, people are motivated by the same things: stimulating work, fair compensation, good management, a supportive and friendly workplace, and open communications. They stay in or leave organizations – in any sector – for the same reasons.
Cultural managers keep our HR Tools at their fingertips, as they help them solve the myriad of HR issues they have to deal with in order to retain their employees and to keep a productive work environment.
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Effectively developed, the job description is a communication tool that can contribute significantly to an organisation’s success.
Find and retain the right people– this makes all the difference in running a successful cultural organisation.
Providing a benefits plan for employees shows a caring attitude about their financial security, well-being and peace of mind.
CONTRACTING WITH INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
To help managers negotiate and draft effective agreements with independent contractors.
Ensure that employees’ activities – what they do and how well they do them – are in sync with the goals of the organisation.
Understanding the why and how of mentoring and the critical role it plays in the cultural sector
To help you to reflect on and to implement a succession process - this approach takes into account that there is more than one way to achieve this.
Conflicts over power and authority are common in the workplace, and conflicts between people over values and worldview can be very difficult to resolve.
Terminate employment in a way that preserves dignity while meeting the organisation’s needs.
Learn from other organisations in the cultural sector that have succeeded in implementing exemplary human resource management practices.
USING COMPETENCY CHARTS AND PROFILES
Use competency charts and profiles to facilitate recruitment, managing performance, planning for succession, team building, etc..
WORKING WITH A NON-PROFIT BOARD
Helpful tips that bring fresh perspectives to working with a non-profit Board.