ESC Celebration of Service

On Monday, June 10th, in the beautiful Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House, ESC hosted its annual Celebration of Service luncheon. Seventy volunteers, community leaders, and clients gathered to honor and give thanks to the consultants and fellows who lend their time and talent to help nonprofits not only survive but thrive. “We can’t […]

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The Solution to the Executive Director Compensation Dilemma

It is well established that chief executives of small and even medium-sized nonprofits wear many hats. In addition to working with the board of directors to set strategic direction and hiring and managing the staff to achieve organizational goals, s/he may also serve as the chief development officer and the human resources director, and fill-in for the van driver or crisis hot-line manager.  In common parlance, the CEO is “chief cook […]

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Volunteer, Nonprofit Consultant – Highly Skilled and Professionally Accomplished

Would you like to use your hard-earned business or nonprofit leadership skills to give back in a meaningful way to the community you care about? Interested in being a part of a network of more than 175 trained consultants with deep experience and distinguished management careers? Empower Success Corps (ESC), a nonprofit organization, seeks seasoned […]

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Seeding Labs

Articulating the vision, business planning and coaching to hire the right team led to exponential growth for a start-up on the cutting edge of global discovery. …
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Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust ESC NH Client

ESC Client: Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust Staff in New London, NH

ESC and ESC Unite! To Better Serve New England’s Nonprofits

Executive Service Corps of Northern New England has united with Empower Success Corps of Boston. The new Empower Success Corps will increase efficiencies, expand services, and better serve the nonprofits that help our communities. Providing Expertise to Help Nonprofits Succeed The Empower Success Corps NNE Office, formerly ESC of NNE, provides services such as strategic […]

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From Governor Charlie Baker to Us

The Massachusetts governor used his second State of the Commonwealth Address on January 24, 2017 to draw attention to the contributions that people like many of our ESC Consultants and Encore Fellows make every day. “We must also think differently about how we support and engage older adults.  The notion that people are fully retired […]

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Remembering Bernard Redmont

Last month, the world lost acclaimed foreign correspondent and ESC Consultant Bernard “Bern” Redmont. Bern worked on many projects over his decade-long tenure as an ESC Consultant, with highlights including the Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History, Community Catalyst, Frederick Douglass Charter School, International Institute for Mediation and Historical Conciliation, Mansfield Music & Arts Society, and Tides […]

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Selecting a Sector Switcher

With nonprofit hiring on the rise many charitable organizations are considering hiring talent from the for profit sector.  These “Sector Switchers” can be an excellent resource and many training programs exist, such as ESC’s Encore Fellowship Program, to prepare candidates for a seamless transition onto the nonprofit world. It can be difficult, however, to immediately see […]

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How to Make Your Nonprofit Employees Happy

For nonprofit organizations, human capital – the availability of talented, reliable employees – is an indispensable resource. By fine-tuning recruitment techniques, nonprofits can ensure that their missions are being pursued on an individual basis by motivated and hardworking employees, resulting in an overall more effective organization. In an effective employee management plan, recruitment in only the […]

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Getting Your Target Audience to Follow You

You have invested a lot of time into developing a social media strategy that fits within your organization’s larger marketing & communications plan – now all you need is for your target audience to take notice. The common question at this stage is “how?” At ESC’s recent Social Media Forum, Stacy Thompson of LivableStreets Alliance gave a […]

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