ESC Free Human Resources Professional Training and Tools

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ESC free Human Resources Training, Resources, & Tools:
  1. Increase Inclusion by Ending Micro-Aggressions: Nonprofit Stakeholder Training (Filmed September 2020)

  2. Free Ways Nonprofit Stakeholders can Protect their Privacy (September 2020)

  3. Background Check Providers (Published September 2020)

  4. Nonprofits in a Pandemic: Scenarios and Impact for What's Next (Published September 2020)

  5. Nonprofit Legal Issues (Published July 2020)

  6. Nonprofit Board Members' Role in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Publicly announced 18 May 2020 | Filmed 23 June 2020)

    • Presented by Terra Winston, MBA, ESC Executive Coach and Board Member​

  7. June is Pride Month: Celebration and Reading List (Published June 2020)

  8. Celebrate Juneteenth: Observation and Reading List (Published June 2020)

  9. Calendar of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Holidays: Let's Celebrate! (Published June 2020)

  10. Open Letter from ESC CEO, Rachelle Jervis on 6 June 2020 (Published June 2020)

  11. Nonprofit Board Member Equity Training (Published May 2020)

  12. Nonprofit Board Member Annual Board Service Assessment (Published May 2020)

    1. This is a tool for nonprofit board member assessment. This matrix can be used to by Executive Directors, Board Chairpersons, Governance Committee Chairpersons, or as a self-assessment tool.

  13. Sample Employment Contracts and Policies (Published May 2020)

  14. ESC's Guide to Keeping Your Employees Safe During COVID-19 (Published Apr 2020)

  15. How to Manage Remote Volunteers (Published Apr 2020)

  16. How to Lead Remotely (Published Apr 2020)

  17. 7 Steps to Conducting Virtual Office Hours (Published Apr 2020)

  18. ESC's Guide to Listening (Published Mar 2020)

    • En Español: La Guía de Escucha de Executive Service Corps (ESC)

  19. How to Successfully Telecommute when Working from Home (Published Mar 2020)

  20. 15 Ways to Create “Belonging” at your Nonprofit (Published 2020)

  21. More Than the Weather: Things to Talk About Besides Politics (Published 2020)

  22. Comprehension Masters (Published 2020)

  23. Tips for Creating a New Job Title (Published 2020)

  24. Office Space for Chicagoland Nonprofits (Published 2020)

  25. Sample Job Descriptions:

  26. 13 Ways to Improve Written Warnings and Manage Employees Better (Published 2020)

  27. Critical 'Praise to Criticism' Ratio in Strength-Based Leadership (Published 2020)

  28. The Surprising Power of Questions (Published 2020)

  29. 3 Sample Progressive Discipline Policies (Published 2020)

  30. Progressive Coaching verse Discipline (Published 2020)

  31. Sample Performance Warning Verbal Scripts (Published 2020)

  32. Sample Performance Written Warnings (Published 2020)

  33. Leading a Nonprofit’s Staff By Rachelle Jervis, President & CEO, Executive Service Corps interviews Colleen Harvey, Executive Director of Playworks Illinois (Filmed 2019)

  34. Conflict Resolution Presentation by Dr. Thom Parrott-Scheffer (Filmed 2019)

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