Fundraisers, Do Your Successor – And Future Self – a Favor: Write Your Job Manual!

Date / Time: January 24, 2019 12:00 am

Have you ever started a new job and all your predecessor left was a box full of paper and electronic files in such a mess you didn’t know where to find anything?

You were likely hired with the expectation that you would “hit the ground running.” But what if you had no idea what the passwords for grant applications were, how to use the agency’s CRM, or where the to-do list for that upcoming fundraiser was kept?

Wouldn’t it have been amazing if your job came with an instruction manual?