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The 2024 Harris Hill Salary Survey is here!

​Our brand new guide to salaries and recruitment trends in the UK charity and not for profit sector is now live in the Harris Hill Salary Centre. What should you be earning in 2024?

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Thinking of temping? Here’s what to consider…

Temping offers flexibility, variety and a chance to boost your CV - but is it right for you?​ Hear from current Harris Hill temps as freelance writer and guest blogger Nicola Greenbrook explores......

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Harris Hill is now a Certified B Corporation

We're delighted to share the news that Harris Hill is now B Corp Certified! It makes us part of a global community of businesses meeting high standards of social and environmental impact, accountab...

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Access all areas: how to use the Recite Me toolbar

As part of our diversity and inclusion strategy, the Harris Hill website now features the award-winning Recite Me assistive toolbar, providing a wide range of accessibility and language support too...

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Meet the 2023 Charity Softball finalists!

​Landing just ahead of the big day and 20th anniversary celebrations, meet the teams playing for glory in the 2023 Charity Softball League!Like any other year, 2003 gave the world some things we’d ...

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2023 Salary Survey: finance market trends

They’re certainly earning their keep in these financially-challenging times, but are charity finance professionals securing higher salaries and what’s happening in the market? Here’s what our finan...

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How to secure new talent (without spending a fortune)

Candidate scarcity and high inflation have made securing new staff more challenging (and expensive) than ever, but there ARE ways to improve your hiring prospects that needn't cost a thing...(updat...

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Considering hiring a temp? Here’s what you need to know…

​Hiring temps is a flexible and cost-effective way to fill gaps and bring in extra resource or skills, but if you haven't before, where should you start and what are the benefits? Freelance writer ...

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2023 Salary Survey: business services market trends

​For this week's insights from our 2023 Salary Survey it's the turn of business services, our catch-all term for the operational and support roles that keep organisations running and make things ha...

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2023 Salary Survey: marketing, PR and digital market trends

From the people who brought you the 2022 Harris Hill Salary Survey... yes, it's the 2023 Harris Hill Salary Survey which is out now, and this year we're taking a closer look at the market in severa...

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2023 Salary Survey: fundraising market trends

Our 2023 Salary Survey is out now, and along with salaries in the charity sector as a whole, we look at many of the core functions in detail, with the latest rates and insights from our specialist ...

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The 2023 Harris Hill Salary Survey is here!

​What's the market rate for your charity job in 2023?​Find out in the brand new Harris Hill Salary Survey, with latest rates and analysis for more than 200 positions in the UK charity sector.You'll...

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How to write your charity sector CV - part 2

​Previously, on How To Write Your Charity Sector CV: how to approach your CV, what it's for and what you're aiming to achieve, with tips on format and design. In part two, your career history a...

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How to write your charity sector CV - part 1

It's your personal marketing tool and essential to your charity job search, but what makes a good CV and what do charities look for? Harris Hill's marketing director David Young trapped several of ...

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How can charities support financial wellbeing in a cost of living crisis?

Worries about the cost of living aren’t just affecting physical and mental health, but also our ability to work, making a business case for shielding workers from the worst financial blows. But how...

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Ask the specialists: what's happening in fundraising recruitment?

‘Do you ever feel like a plastic bag?’ asked takeaway promoter Katy Perry to widespread bemusement in an early hit, but fundraisers may have been able to relate, given they’re also very useful, inc...

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Welcome to the new Harris Hill website

Finding a new job or new talent in the charity sector just got a little easier, as we’re fresh from a digital makeover and excited to bring you the brand new Harris Hill site!-You'll have had a pre...

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It's the 2022 Charity Softball Finals!

​If you’ve sensed something missing from the last two summers – besides a social life, holidays, hope – it might be the absence of softball updates here on the Harris Hill Blog. It might also not b...

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