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Strategic Hiring and OnBoarding

A nonprofit can't accomplish its mission without a highly effective team of employees. It pays to be intentional when developing the job description, attracting the right candidates, and interviewing with processes specific to the job. The new hire process doesn’t end with the offer and many non-profits underestimate the benefits of a solid on-boarding process.

When: Thursday, March 7th
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: The Regas Room
318 N. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37917
United States
Presenter: Jennifer Rittenhouse
Contact: Eddie Crim

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Member: $75.00
Non-Member: $225.00
Student Member: $25.00



Learning Objectives Include:

  • Review current hiring trends in nonprofits
  • Craft meaningful and efficient job ads/postings based on the required talents, skills and experience.
  • Create a specific recruitment strategy tailored to your organization.
  • Develop the ability to empirically evaluate job candidates.
  • Design a powerful new employee on-boarding process to ensure your new hires get up to speed quickly.
  • Help you recruit, hire and keep the best talent

ABN Nonprofit Human Resources Certificate:

This workshop counts as 3 credits towards the ABN Nonprofit Human Resources Certificate. To receive this certificate, a participant must earn 18 credits (six qualifying courses) within a two-year period. Credits are tracked on individual sub-accounts (not admin accounts) as course credit stays with the individual. For more information, contact Eddie Crim at

SHRM Credits:

Alliance for Better Nonprofits is recognized by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. Full participation in Creating an Organizational Change Strategy is valid for 3 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit




This course is intended for beginners with little to no experience in the topic. Please keep in mind, the levels are simply a guideline. Please contact Eddie Crim at for specific questions about the level of this course.


Jennifer Rittenhouse has a heart for helping grow and develop leaders in business.  Throughout her 25-year career in Human Resources, she has extensive experience assisting organizations to develop a talented and diverse workforce.  Jennifer currently provides consulting services to help organizations develop and lead their most valuable asset: their people.  Her specialty areas include Human Capital Management, Learning and Development, Organizational Effectiveness, and Business Strategy.  Jennifer is excited to join the Haslam College of Business team teaching undergraduate classes and providing leadership coaching in the MBA programs.  

Jennifer served a Vice President of Human Resources at AMETEK where she was a division Global Human Resources lead for the organization.  In this role, she had HR leadership responsibility for manufacturing in the US, UK, India and China, and a sales force located throughout the world.  Before joining AMETEK, Jennifer was a successful HR executive at PepsiCo for ten years.  While at PepsiCo, Jennifer focused on the alignment and engagement of the organization’s human resources to realize significant, measurable improvements.  Jen is excited to be able to share her career learnings with the students in the classroom.  
Jennifer earned a Bachelor’s in Business, a Master’s in Human Resources and Labor Relations, and a Master’s in Management.  She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration. 



Cancellation Courtesy:
If you wish to cancel your registration, notification of your registration cancellation must be received by email to Eddie Crim at five business days prior to the class. Please view our full cancellation policy here.

Special Accommodations:
If you require special accommodation in order to attend an ABN training, please contact Eddie Crim at 865-313-2077 or no less than five days prior to the training you wish to attend.

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