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3 Things Your Employee Engagement Strategy is Missing

Employee engagement has become something of a phantom. Every time we think we know what it takes to create sustainable employee engagement, Gallup tells us engagement numbers are unchanged, yes, again, and poof engagement quickly slips away from our grasp...

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4 Quick and Easy Ways to Increase Employee Volunteering

Volunteerism has been shown to positively impact a person’s overall health, mood and performance in their professional work. This realization has brought to light the effect employee volunteering has not only on individual employee performance, but also on how a company meets corporate responsibility goals, business goals and provides employees with fulfilling careers...

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Become a #LeapYearVolunteer in These 3 Easy Steps

Monday, February 29th, 2016 is a leap day, giving us humans an extra day in the year to do something extraordinary. But, while payroll administrators are wrapping their heads around an extra payday for the year, employees are preparing for another day at the office. We’re granted one fateful, extra day every four years and the world’s hard workers have to spend it working the same job they work every weekday of the year? Don’t you want to be the employer who makes the most of this extraordinary calendar event?

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Giving A Hand

The hand elevates humans from every other species on the planet. It is strong. It performs fine, nuanced tasks. It conveys compassion and emotion. No other tool on earth can surpass it.

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10 Powerful Things You Didn’t Know About Employee Volunteering

Today’s workforce is one of the smartest and most self-aware in decades. How they acquire job satisfaction has quickly evolved. What used to drive employee retention were things like salary, benefits, job security, and while those things are still extremely important, employees today are looking for additional avenues of motivation and engagement. They want experiences, camaraderie, growth and fulfillment. And one verifiable way to give them those things - employee giving...

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Volunteer Programs: How to Offer BIG Incentives on a Small Budget

Fortune 100 released their 2015 Best Companies to Work For list, and it’s full of philanthropic companies that love giving back to their communities through volunteerism. From offering employees paid time off to volunteer or hosting company-wide volunteer events, these major companies use some unique incentives to increase participation amongst employees...

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3 Corporate Philanthropy Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

Today’s employees understand the personal value in giving back. That value can positively impact how employees perform professionally too, which is why corporate philanthropy has become a serious topic of discussion in recent years and now more than ever...

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Increase Employee Engagement with Employee Giving Programs

Pleasing today’s workforce is not an easy task. Every month Gallup reports on workforce engagement numbers and U.S. engagement, though it has slowly increased from previous years, and has had little-to-no change since March of this year. At a mere 32.1%, employee engagement should be a top priority for employers. Growing research suggests one solution...

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5 Reasons to Outsource Corporate Philanthropy

There are processes you can’t wait to outsource in business, whether it’s janitorial services for the clutterbug or accounting help for those who are helpless with numbers. You might easily outsource your marketing automation or even your entire recruiting and talent acquisition function. But one idea that...

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