Developing Talent: Re-Imagining HR

At one time, Dee Ann Turner thought that she might work in full-time ministry for a church or mission agency; instead, she’s worked for the Chick-fil-A fast food restaurant chain for 25 years, most recently as Vice President of Talent. Umm, Chick-fil-A fast food? What’s that got to do with working for the church? And…

Humanizing Human Resources: Re-Imagining HR

“Anybody can put together a policy manual,” says Director of Staff Services Lee Scott. “What’s more important is knowing who your staff are, what they love, and what they need.” Lee Scott had no experience in human resources prior to being hired by the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO). “I’m a farm kid from western PA,”…