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Leading Places to Work
Are Jewish organizations great places to work?
Over 80,000 professionals spend their days working in the Jewish nonprofit sector. These professionals are the most valuable asset of organizations and their experience at work dramatically impacts their success.
The annual Employee Experience Survey from Leading Edge support organizations in creating even better places to work. The survey offers Jewish nonprofit leaders insights into their employees’ experiences at work, and identifies organizational strengths as well as growth areas that can be addressed to improve workplace culture. More than 45,000 people at nearly 400 organizations have received the survey.
Leading Edge offers ongoing support by helping organizations administer Pulse Surveys—short, simple surveys designed to get quick feedback on how your employees are experiencing work in the current environment. Pulse Surveys can be administered at any time or cadence, and the questions they ask can be completely customized to meet your needs. Many organizations use Pulse Surveys to measure progress over time and to gauge whether changes are having the desired impact on organizational culture.
In parallel to the Employee Experience Survey, Leading Edge also offers The CEO Survey, which helps Leading Edge better understand the experiences of Jewish nonprofit CEOs, their relationships with their boards and senior teams, and their most common strengths and struggles. It can also help CEOs contextualize their own experiences, and help boards and funders understand the challenges leaders face.
You've taken the Employee Experience Survey. Now what?
Organizational transformation is like a wellness center, not an emergency room.
After Survey Actions will help your organization find ways to get stronger over time at supporting employees and building optimal organizational health.
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Reports & Resources
- ReportOrganizational Culture
Are Jewish Organizations Great Places to Work? Results from the Sixth Annual Employee Experience Survey (2022)
- ArticleOrganizational Culture
Effective Feedback: Two Models for Managers
- ArticleTalent Management
Office, Hybrid, and More: Models for the New Workplace
- GuideTalent Management
Salary Bands: Valuing Talent with Intention and Transparency
- Gali Cooks • Stanford Social Innovation Review
How a Lack of Negative Criticism Can Make NGO Employees Feel Unsafe
- GuideTalent Management
Employee Handbook Best Practices
"Many emerging leaders are willing to take on challenging roles, but not in organizations with rigid cultures that lack collaboration, innovation, and autonomy... Change must happen at the organizational level, and leaders—both the professional leaders and the lay leaders—must take responsibility for promoting that change."
— The Bridgespan Group, “Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders for Jewish Nonprofits,” 2014