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Small charities: may not be large but still have an impact

There are almost 19,00 charities with incomes under $50,00 per annum but when considered as a group, they had a combined income of more than $300 million in 2015, held assets worth more than $5 billion, and employed over 26,000 staff and 436,000 volunteers.  The report, Australia’s Smallest Charities, was produced in collaboration with the Centre for Social Impact and the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales for the Australian Charities

Regular performance-based chats more effective than annual performance reviews

“Just sticking to formal annual performance management processes isn’t particularly useful — not to mention that almost no-one enjoys it.” The Department of Communications and the Arts has introduced a process where Employee trust and performance improved with regular chats, not ratings.  They encouraged supervising staff to use every work-related conversation is an opportunity for a performance and development conversation but stressed the importance of not just telling someone they did a good

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