Chapter Twelve of the Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers discusses nonprofit hiring practices and the sector's employment outlook. Here are some supplementary resources to those included in the chapter.
Further reading on the nonprofit job market outlook
To find out more about the status of the nonprofit sector in your area, have a look at the State Nonprofit Employment Bulletins from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Study, Center for Civil Society Studies.
For more general information on national and state nonprofits with summaries and comprehensive reports for both, go to the U.S. and State Profiles at the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) website/
There are plenty of articles about nonprofit careers, salaries, and employment statistics, as well as analysis of the future of the sector. We've selected some key articles for you to review below. Most are based on similar statistics (like those in this chapter) but the conclusions vary greatly. As you read these forecasts and analyses, remember that the predictions and findings are sector-wide and may not impact your individual job search.