Recruitment & Retention: A Literature Review

Publication Date: February 2004

Publisher: Fisher Bernstein Institute for Jewish Philanthropy and Leadership; Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Author(s): Leonard Saxe; Michael Rabkin; Shaul Kelner; Carl Sheingold

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Communal Organization; Management; Employment

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


In communities large and small, and throughout all sectors of Jewish communal work, leaders of Jewish organizations feel they are struggling to recruit and retain qualified professionals at all levels. This document reviews the existing research on professional recruitment and retention in the private, not-for-profit and Jewish sectors.