March 26, 2020
By: Jackie Edwards
OSHA has begun paying closer attention to worker safety with nonprofit organizations in the last few years, awarding nearly $11 million to help high-risk workers. Safety standards have begun to shift to having heavier regulations more akin to for-profit companies, helping to protect those in the employ of nonprofits. As some adopt new health and safety models to work towards a safer work environment, there’s always more to be done. The United States is home to as many as 1,500,000 nonprofits, a number that grows with each passing day. But with nearly three million workplace injuries registered, how can nonprofits set the benchmark for safety standards?
March 24, 2020
By: Grace Irby
I don’t remember hearing much about people successfully working from home when I was younger, but now there are a variety of jobs that can be done from virtually anywhere, allowing work outside of the traditional office to become commonplace. With busy lifestyles, family and other concerns, people are becoming more interested in positions available for short or long-term work from home.
By: Lisa Desai, MindWise Innovations
March 19, 2020
Welcome to the first Behavioral Health Q&A Column! VPPPA has partnered with experts at MindWise Innovations to present a monthly Q&A article addressing questions that members might be hesitant to ask about. These columns will address your questions about mental health, substance abuse, brain injuries, family issues and more. Stay tuned for future articles and to find out how to submit your own questions to the experts. We will be posting a new column on the third Thursday of each month.
March 12, 2020
By: Kevin Gardener
Building a successful business today requires you to have a website. Many small companies put together some surprisingly impressive websites. However, keeping it secure can be challenging. Plenty of startups and small businesses’ websites are exposed to threats from hackers. Fortunately, there are a few best practices that anyone can apply to keep their online property safe from hacking.
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