Currents - March/April 2022
Art Credit: Sorbetto
Opportunity Knocking: Inside the Great Resignation and turnover in fundraising, and what keeps great talent on board. Plus: development metrics for small shops, engaging alumni employees, and more.
MARCH 1, 2022
Stemming the Tide
Why advancement professionals are leaving amid the “Great Resignation”—and what will keep them on board
Spurred by the pandemic, millions of people have quit or changed jobs in 2020 and 2021. How has the “Great Resignation” impacted higher education? It’s led many advancement professionals to consider work-life balance, workplace flexibility, pay, and stability. Now, institutions are realizing the pre-pandemic status quo needs a serious overhaul if they are going to stem the tide of people leaving the sector.
Talent Management · Turnover & Retention