Hiring & Managing Staff

FAQs

  • Who evaluates foundation staff, and how often?

  • Can we hire a family member to staff the foundation?

  • How can we offer health insurance?

  • What does Worker’s Compensation insurance cover and must we have it if we have paid employees?

  • How do we set staff compensation?

  • What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of hiring family as staff?

  • What are some tips for a successful hiring process?

  • How does a foundation decide when to hire staff or a consultant?

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