Enterprise Information Systems for Rehabilitation Service Providers
A new white paper has been added to our content library on the Vertex Systems website. This white paper was created for social services agencies with vocational employment programs that need a quality commensurate wage payroll application.
The list of major nonprofit software vendors will grow smaller this year as the largest maker of fundraising software to non-profit organizations has agreed to buy Convio.
Convio provides fundraising software and is considered one of the last major challengers to Blackbaud’s market dominance.
The concerns are reverberating through the nonprofit community because lack of competition can mean less innovation, higher prices, and higher support fees associated with the software that Blackbaud creates and manages.
Winter may be in full swing, but on college campuses across the country, thoughts are already turning to the warmer months ahead. And for many ambitious students and soon-to-be graduates, it’s not vacation that’s on their minds — it’s vocation. And for employers, that’s good news.
“On some positions, Cowardice asks the question, “Is it safe?” Expediency asks the question, “Is it politic?” And Vanity comes along and asks the question, “Is it popular?” But Conscience asks the question “Is it right?” And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must do it because Conscience tells him it is right.”
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
You might, for example, promise yourself you will be more productive and get more done in the new year. Now, it’s January, and you’re back at your desk, ready to lead your social services organization in the new year, and… you’re already overwhelmed.
There’s an interesting article, from Fast Company’s Co.Exist website, called “The Disappearing Barriers Between Business And Nonprofits Are Driving Innovation” that discusses how for-profit businesses and non-profit agencies are working together and influencing each other to create greater innovation.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has released disability employment statistics for December 2011 showing that the percentage of people with disabilities and the unemployment percentages:
(Not seasonally adjusted)
Labor Force Participation
People with disabilities: 20.7%
People without disabilities: 69.3%