Make “cents” of compensation

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By Jim Cook, CFP® I recently had a conversation with the new administrator of a large, multi-site congregation regarding review of the pay structure for the staff. She was shocked by the seemingly random salaries for many staff, noting that many — with similar levels of responsibility, background and credentials — had widely divergent salaries. […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: 3 reasons to hire for potential over experience

In a recent study performed by professors at Stanford University and Harvard Business School

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Negotiating pastor salary

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For pastors, discussing compensation is a necessary — but often stressful — conversation.

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Dealing with a sex offender

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By Eric Spacek, JD, ARM If you believe a sex offender has started attending your church, take action. Not doing so could result in significant legal liability if a situation occurs on your property. Step 1: Learn the local laws. First, be certain that the individual is a convicted sex offender. Double-check that the person […]

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Can I Google applicants?

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Social media has become the major form of communication for a large portion of the population. An even larger percent of people are “dabbling” in it.

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How to reach and lead the millennials

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The millennials – those born after 1980 – constitute the new mega generation.

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Navigating high turnover

In the Washington, D.C. area, we have found that there’s a high turnover rate within our church lay ministry leadership.

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How to deal with ex-offenders

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Develop a policy in the context of discipleship and full reconciliation.

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Quick to listen, slow to hire

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Church people often are quick to admit that they’re not perfect.

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Common but costly compensation errors

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The issues surrounding compensation for key employees have grown more complex.

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