Category Archives: Staffing

Five Ways to Create Workplace Harmony

Many of us work with people very different from us. Our supervisor might have very different expectations of how ministry should look. They may also have different life experiences they bring to table, giving them a different approach to how they relate with people. This affects how you do ministry together and can very quickly...
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It’s Official: Millennials Are Taking Over The World!

Renée Wilson, Staff Consultant & Search Specialist Don’t worry. This isn’t another article on “reaching” that awful generation that just won’t seem to go away. (fun facts: sarcasm is a love language. And I’m a Millennial.) No, no. THIS is a word on how to work with those who are now a part of “the largest generation...
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Searching for the Right Hire

I remember as a kid how much I wrestled with what I would be for Halloween. Whatever costume I chose had to be the perfect fit. It had to fit my personality and no ordinary costume would do. Minnie Mouse? No. Superwoman? Eh, maybe. A giant whoopee cushion? Yes,...
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Uh, oh! A Warning for Staff Dependent Churches

Recently I’ve become bothered by a common theme I’ve encountered among many program-sized and smaller corporate-sized churches (whose average Sunday attendance is between 150-600 people). These are churches that are typically well staffed, with at least one full-time clergyperson and many times two or more. They have either completed a successful capital campaign...
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