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Emily Dings

Emily Dings is a freelance writer and editor living in Portland, Oregon.

Content by Emily Dings

  • Magazine Article

    Big shoes to fill?

    If you can never seem to find the right employee to promote into an important position, you may want to start building a work culture that prepares your staff to lead.

    Workplace culture and hiring strategies can help animal welfare organizations develop effective leaders

    Just because someone is good at handling animals doesn’t mean they’d make a good manager. That may sound obvious, but when it’s time to hire people for managerial roles, employers sometimes wish they’d done more to prepare their internal candidates. Leadership can be learned—organizations just have to make an effort to teach these skills. Cultivate a rewarding work environment and ensure you’re preparing employees to be the shelter leaders of tomorrow.

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