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Posted: Mar 30, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
More and more, employees want to know how the work they do every day matters. They are seeking purpose in their jobs and are looking to their employers to provide it. As an employer how do you ensure your employees are truly excited and passionate about your organization’s mission? This question is increasingly on the minds of business leaders, particularly in a world where employees are busier than ever and changing jobs more frequently.
Posted: Mar 21, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Please allow me to make an obvious statement: We live in a society of impatience. We don’t want to wait in line to pay for our groceries. We don’t want to wait in line at the bank or the car wash or the taxi stand. We want that email response now. We want those results immediately. We want an answer yesterday. We’re whirling dervishes of spastic fidgeting and incessant internal monologues. We’re a collective tornado, tearing through life and work and play at a blistering pace.
Posted: Mar 14, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Volunteering at work can be a great force for social change and increase retention and employee engagement in your company. Whether companies are giving their employees time off to work on specific projects, defined as “paid release/volunteer time off” programs, or teams are getting together to tackle an issue at a local non-profit, giving time within the workplace has been growing over the last decade, despite multiple changes in our world and citizens finding their voice to make a difference.
Posted: Feb 05, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
As a Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Community Relations or HR Professional, you may be tasked with community engagement, employee engagement, retention, productivity and so much more. All of which can be tough to support and maintain momentum year round. Is there any way to keep your workforce engaged and rally them around a cause while swimming last minute requests for funding, volunteer projects, changing schedules, open enrollment and much more?
Posted: Oct 05, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
As a top employer and industry leader in the state, General Motors is driven to serve and improve our
communities. One way we do this is through an internship program called GM Student Corps, which
pays students to perform community service projects in challenged neighborhoods while partnering
with GM retirees to learn valuable life and career skills.
Posted: Jun 29, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It matters what we do. How we are. How we interact. Call it emergence, call it karma. The properties of how we meet the world defines not only our experience of it, but how we change it simply by interacting with what shows up.
Posted: Apr 15, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Scott Tanksley discusses the culture of CSR and volunteerism at Berkshire Bank with their Community Engagement Manager, Gary Levante.
Posted: Mar 05, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Accenture's approach is to evaluate every nonprofit partnership opportunity for the appropriate balance of investment between their financial and human resources. What they've learned is that the time and skills of their people often are valued more by the recipient organization than their financial support.
Posted: Feb 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In today’s business environment more and more companies are looking to build volunteer initiatives that leverage the unique skills and expertise of their employees. It’s another strong example of how leading businesses are integrating their CSR strategy and their business strategy to drive success.
Posted: Feb 06, 2015 – 11:26 AM EST
While every action, no matter how small, can make a huge difference, the most important benefits of a strong employee volunteer program exist on a much deeper level than the bottom line. They’re under the surface.
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