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Momentum toward a more equitable workforce

Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Blair
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Momentum toward a more equitable workforce

Significant wage gaps – based on race and on gender – continue to plague our country, and nonprofits are not immune. One culprit in perpetuating the problem is job advertising using the old vague line of “salary commensurate with experience.” Job ads that don’t include salary ranges can lead, whether intentionally or not, to making a lower salary offer to a given candidate than the organization had intended to offer for the position.

More and more groups that run job boards are helping to eliminate this practice by requiring a salary range to be specified on any posts on their board. This month, Momentum Nonprofit Partners in Tennessee made a bold statement in making this change – and requiring that any post pay at least $15 an hour or $31,200 per year. We asked Kevin Dean of Momentum Nonprofit Partners to share more about the importance of this change.

Why your nonprofit should always list a salary range for open positions…


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