Human Resources

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  • Facilities
  • | Human Resources
  • | Membership

Announcing the 2023 NBOA Professional Achievement Award Recipients, Part 2

Congratulations to the 2023 recipients of the NBOA Professional Achievement Award.
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  • Employee Benefits
  • | Human Resources

A Holistic Approach to Health Benefits

With anonymized data made available through a self-funded health insurance program, independent schools are tailoring their benefits to meet their employees’ specific needs.
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  • Culture
  • | Human Resources
  • | Leadership

A Civil Action Plan This item is protected.

An uptick in workplace conflict warrants new attention to civility training.
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Strategies  

  • Employee Leave
  • | Hiring
  • | Salary

Hiring a Permanent Substitute This item is protected.

A position created late in the pandemic continues to ensure faculty and staff wellbeing.
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  • Compensation Strategies
  • | Employee Benefits
  • | Survey

Mission-Anchored Compensation Strategies: A Sampling

Following extensive research, NBOA has developed a suite of resources to help leaders at independent schools of every size, type and context recruit and retain mission-aligned professionals.
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  • Compensation Strategies
  • | Employee Benefits
  • | Research

Benchmarking 2022-23 Paid Time Off Benefits This item is protected.

A recent flash survey shows different approaches to paid leave, including vacation and personal days, and paid parental leave.
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CEO Notebook  

  • Employment
  • | Leadership

Our Sometimes Forgotten Hiring Advantage

In a hot labor market, independent schools’ mission offers a distinct advantage over non-educational employers.
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  • Legal
  • | Regulatory Updates
  • | Salary

NBOA and NAIS Advocate for Reasonable Overtime Rules This item is protected.

NAIS and NBOA are advocating to ensure proposed changes to FLSA overtime rules do not threaten the viability of our schools.
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  • Employee Benefits
  • | Research
  • | Salary

Now Available: NBOA’s Mission-Anchored Compensation Strategies Resources

NBOA spent more than a year researching compensation trends in independent schools. Resources that leaders can use to consider their own school’s compensation practices are now here.
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  • Culture
  • | Performance Management

Bridging the Gap in Multi-Generational Workplaces

Challenging preconceived notions around age is key to understanding generational differences and fostering a collaborative workforce.
4 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Compliance
  • | Employment

Sound Off On Overtime Rules, Again

NBOA and NAIS are advocating to ensure proposed changes to FLSA overtime rules do not threaten the viability of our schools.
4 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Winning Buy-In for a Better Year

With a focus on impact now, we’ll conclude this new school year with a real sense of accomplishment.
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Risk & Compliance  

  • Employment
  • | Human Resources
  • | Labor Law

Recent Regulatory Rulings Expand Employee Rights This item is protected.

The NLRB and DOJ have granted further protections for labor organization practices, cracked down on employer wage collusion and widened the scope of compensable damages.
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Business Intelligence  

  • Employment
  • | Research

A Portrait of the Business Office 2021–22 This item is protected.

Analysis of business office staffing, human resources staffing, years of experience and salary for chief business officers and more.
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  • Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Riding the Waves: Managing Risk in the Mental Health Crisis: Staff This item is protected.

With mental health risks at all-time highs, school leaders can help both staff and students “ride the waves” of emotion while protecting the school.
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CEO Notebook  

  • Culture
  • | Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Retiring with Impact: 3 Keys to a Smooth Transition

The former chief operations officer at Sandy Spring Friends School and new director of operations share how they’ve managed the handoff.
4 min read
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  • Leadership
  • | Professional Development

25 Silver Rules for New Independent School HR Professionals

As the role of HR managers in independent schools becomes increasingly vital, industry experts share 25 valuable tips to help newcomers excel and drive positive change.
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  • Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Indispensable HR Leadership This item is protected.

Now more than ever, insights from HR professionals can help guide school strategy, but their voices must be heard to drive positive impact.
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CEO Notebook  

  • Culture
  • | Human Resources
  • | Risk Management

The Pursuit of Happiness — in Independent Schools

Nobles Greenough School is actively helping their students be happier. What can we learn from their efforts?
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  • Legal
  • | Regulatory Updates
  • | Termination

NLRB Guidance on Severance Agreements: What Independent Schools Need to Know This item is protected.

Recent guidance sheds light on what's permissible in severance agreements.
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