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The Red Phone of Nonprofit Human Resources

March 20, 2017
Industry Blogs | 3 minute read

Dating back to the days of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the idea of a “red phone” in the White House with direct connection to an important partner has been a part of American folklore. But, that’s exactly what it is: folklore.

Believe it or not, there was never a red phone in the White House or the Pentagon. Actually, the best-known case of an actual red phone is the one that connected Batman to Commissioner Gordon! But, one of the reasons this image is so strong in people’s minds is because of how important it is to have strong lines of communication.

That idea of immediate access to someone who can help strengthen your operation is exactly what ProSight had in mind when we added the HR Hotline to the bevy of solutions offered to nonprofit organizations. We understand that most nonprofits are strapped tight already and may not be able to afford the full salary for a single experienced HR professional much less a properly outfitted department.

“While working to protect nonprofits all over the country, it became clear to us that many of them taking valuable time away from their operations to research and execute human resources issues that they weren’t trained take on,” says Michael Finati, Program Manager of the Social Services program. “So, ProSight went the extra mile to relieve organizations of extra stressors like HR issues. We want to provide access to HR professionals so nonprofits can concentrate on impacting their communities.”

A subscription to the HR Hotline gives nonprofit organizations around-the-clock access to a human resources staff who can help navigate the murky waters of the legal policies and workplace practices that you may not have time to explore because your time and energy are devoted to a meaningful cause.

Let us help you make your way through these situations:

  • Federal regulations
  • State guidelines
  • Employee discipline
  • Investigation
  • Background checks
  • Layoff assistance
  • Worker substance abuse
  • Privacy concerns
  • Wage and hours dispute
  • Termination protection
  • Creating policies and procedures
  • Hiring guidance
  • ADA
  • Much more

Much like the a red phone, you will have access to a toll-free phone number that will put you in direct contact with experienced HR professionals who know and understand your local laws and regulations. They can offer you immediate help with an ongoing situation or they can help you prepare for a new-hire or an impending termination.

So, give the HR Hotline a one-month trial and see how much it can do for your organization. If you want to learn more about the service, click here or call 1-866-384-4770.

Photo Credit: By Austin Mills (austinmills)