This is a painful time in the United States. We at Leading Edge, like many, are working to process the implications of this important moment. One thing is clear: Racism is our problem. It is everyone’s problem — including the Jewish community. Racism is our problem because all Jews are called to build a better […]
A new Guide to Recruiting and Hiring has been released by CareerHub, an initiative powered by Leading Edge in partnership with JPRO Network. Created for hiring managers in the Jewish nonprofit sector—i.e., any professionals in Jewish organizations who hire people—the Guide aims to empower every Jewish nonprofit to utilize an equity lens to find and […]
For most of us, virtual meetings are the only opportunity to connect and collaborate with co-workers during this time. Even when this is all over, virtual meetings will be here to stay. Here are some tips to ensure that they are efficient, productive, and allow for open and honest dialogue: Use video No matter how […]
With the current public health situation, working remotely is the new reality for most of us. This means that even onboarding will need to happen virtually.
While this presents some real challenges, there are ways to create a fun and effective virtual onboarding experience.
As our field navigates the COVID-19 crisis, here are some questions people have been asking us — and some resources and tips we’ve been sharing. 1. How do I help my staff manage their teams remotely? We recently published a brief blog post with five useful tips for how to adapt to remote work when you’re used […]
Many Jewish nonprofits are among the countless workplaces shifting to remote work during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Here are five quick tips to help you adapt to a sudden shift to working from home, if you’re used to working in an office. 1. Set up your space Put in the time and the effort to […]
We’re thrilled to welcome Dena Schoenfeld onto the Leading Edge staff as our VP of Executive Programming! Dena is technically our newest team member, because she just started as a full-time employee at the beginning of March. In a consulting capacity, however, Dena has been working closely with Leading Edge for almost five years. She […]
We asked Scott about leadership, engaging people, and how the Jewish community is changing — but first… Your bio says you’re an “aspiring boxer”. What lessons from boxing can you apply to Jewish leadership, and vice versa?
We are so excited to welcome Seth Chalmer to the Leading Edge team as our new Director of Communications. Seth is thrilled to join Leading Edge. A native of Vermont and a graduate of NYU’s Wagner-Skirball dual Masters program in Nonprofit Management and Judaic Studies, Seth also holds a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from Wright […]
At the end of 2019, Sandy Cardin steps down as chair of the Leading Edge board of directors. Our staff sat down with him to glean his insights on how the organization has impacted the field, how he has been impacted by this leadership experience, and what stands out for him as he prepares for […]