What's New on the Job Front?
So here’s a bit of good news to hang on to: Idealist.org, a popular nonprofit jobs site, reports that most nonprofits are “cautiously optimistic” about hiring and believe the worst economic times may be over. Idealist reached out to thousands of organizations in early 2011 to see how they were dealing with the economy and gauge their feelings about the future. Among the findings: 91 percent will either hire for new positions this year (42%) or maintain current staffing levels (49%). Only 9% plan to reduce staff. And, 42 percent are more optimistic about the outlook for their organizations this year than last. For the full report, click here.