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Using Human Resources Data to Address Workforce Challenges

Using Human Resources Data to Address Workforce Challenges

Human service agencies often face a number of workforce challenges, and using data can help address them. By leveraging human resources data, agencies can answer questions such as: Which recruiting methods or sources lead to the most qualified candidates? How do candidates’ previous experience or educational background relate to subsequent job performance? Does turnover vary […]

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Investing in Our Workforce

As we head into our Centennial year of service in 2023, the National Human Services Assembly is increasing our focus on supporting the human service sector in the areas of infrastructure and capacity-building. Specifically, NHSA is convening our members and partners to identify actionable steps to rebuild the sector’s workforce and financial infrastructure through the […]

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Addressing Human Service Workforce Challenges at NHSA’s 2022 Annual Meeting… and Beyond

The National Human Services Assembly celebrated its 99th year by welcoming a new slate of executive officers, taking a look back at the previous year, and bringing together experts from around the country to discuss the sector’s current workforce crisis. A recording is available on our YouTube account. Among the elements covered were the adverse […]

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The Current State of the Human Service Workforce – Part 2

This piece is Part 2 of 2 from the National Human Services Assembly series entitled, “The Current State of the Human Service Workforce,” running in the month of June and culminating with a panel discussion at our 2022 Annual Meeting. It explores the many contributing dynamics to the talent crisis the sector faces and was developed […]

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Chronicle Quotes Valentine in “The Nonprofit Hiring Crisis”

Victor Valentine, NHSA Executive Director, was quoted in The Chronicle of Philanthropy article titled, “The Nonprofit Hiring Crisis.” The article examines the nonprofit workforce issue across the country and hones in on some key issues for the human service sector. Excerpt: “Health and human-service groups have always had a hard time recruiting people for low-paying […]

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