• May 18, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

People are both the heart and the heartache of every nonprofit mission. This workshop explores the top HR activities and blunders that expose organizations to liability, wasted resources, and disgruntled employees.

Hiring Hot Sauce: How to Spice Up Your Hiring Practices & Hire the Best

We all know the motions of employee screening and hiring. So why do our hiring decisions sometimes come back to haunt us? Attend this workshop to reduce blunders and biases in your hiring practices, and increase the odds that each new hire will be your best yet.

Now or Never: How to Stop Putting Employee Onboarding on the Backburner

We can all agree that it’s critical to engage and train employees during their first few weeks or months on the job, yet countless teams are notorious for putting employee onboarding on the backburner. Attend this workshop to hear the impact of common onboarding horror stories and to learn simple, practical ways to revamp your onboarding program today. Stop making excuses and help your new staff excel!

The Gold Stars of Employee Performance Management

Annual performance reviews have garnered all manner of criticisms across the nonprofit sector. Attend this workshop to reflect on the failings of traditional performance evaluations and to learn ‘gold star’ practices that will make performance management meaningful for your people and your mission.

Graceful Goodbyes: How to Terminate Employees with Class & Compassion

Amicably parting with employees can help to maintain your nonprofit’s reputation and employee morale, while reducing the risk that an employee will depart with retaliatory intent to sue your organization. Attend this workshop to learn practical approaches for laying off, terminating and separating employees with class and compassion.



Venue Phone: 512-223-7080

Venue Website:

5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, Texas, 78752, United States

You will receive an email 1-2 days prior to the class date with specific information on room location, parking information, a temporary parking permit, and any other necessary logistical information. Parking at Highland Business Center: The ACC overflow parking lot is currently under construction. If the ACC parking lot is full, you may park across the street at the Holiday Inn. You will not be towed. Park only in marked spaces: Blue Curbs indicate a reserved space (e.g., disabled or faculty/staff); Yellow Curbs generally indicate no parking and tow away zones; and Red Curbs are fire zones. Vehicles parked in the fire zone, disabled spaces, or parked in a manner that blocks or impedes traffic may be ticketed and/or towed. The temporary parking permit you will receive allows you to park in any lot marked as Student Parking. Full-Day Classes: Lunch is not be provided during full-day classes. There is a Marketplace in the building, and several eateries nearby. We ask that all beverages have secure lids. Cancellations and Refunds All cancellation requests must be received at least 48 hours in advance of a class start date. Credit card refunds will appear on your monthly statement as soon as possible after the official reporting date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance of the class start date.