23March 2015

Creating a Culture of Community Involvement

By |March 23rd, 2015|Tags: |

culture of serviceIn December, Points of Light and Bloomberg LP released the 2014 Civic 50—a list of the most community-minded companies in the country. The Civic 50 sets […]

7March 2015

The Sticky Truth About Employee Engagement

By |March 7th, 2015|Tags: |

stickynoteConsider this a wee lil’ sticky-note about stickiness.

When it comes to technology investments and employee engagement, sticky is what it’s all about.

Stickiness means that your employees are hooked and keep […]

28February 2015

Disrupting Business for Social Responsibility

By |February 28th, 2015|Tags: |

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Q: What is disruptive innovation?
A: Depends on who you ask.

The blogosphere is so stuffed with discussion about disruptive innovation that there’s now a mobile app that replaces the overused word “disrupt” […]

24February 2015

Employee Engagement Ideas Start With This

By |February 24th, 2015|Tags: |

unhappy-worker-11Another year, another employee engagement poll by Gallup, another round of teeth gnashing. Despite small gains in 2014, a great majority of employees are still not engaged. On […]

21February 2015

All Fun and Games: Welcome to Camp Corporate Philanthropy

By |February 21st, 2015|Tags: |

summer-camp-adults-m2The holidays were approaching and a marketing team wanted to give back. But the standard company offerings just didn’t float their boat. So they brainstormed and came up with the idea […]

19February 2015

The 50 Companies That Crush Corporate Philanthropy

By |February 19th, 2015|Tags: |

crushingEvery year, The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, in partnership with Bloomberg LP, honors the 50 most community minded companies. Determined via results from […]

7February 2015

7 Steps to Success with Corporate Volunteerism

By |February 7th, 2015|Tags: |

volunteer (1)Ghandi once said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

I think the same applies to companies.

Corporate volunteer programs offer a […]

4February 2015

Charting Your Employee Volunteer Program Roadmap

By |February 4th, 2015|Tags: |

RoadMapThe recession forced Corporate America to do more with less. As such, new innovations in employee volunteering developed out of necessity, and the result has been a flowering of fresh […]

29January 2015

Another Data Point for Performance Reviews: Corporate Volunteerism

By |January 29th, 2015|Tags: |

performance-reviewAs corporate volunteerism becomes an increasingly important part of the work experience, companies are coming up with new ways to embrace volunteering and tie it to their bottom lines.

One of […]

27January 2015

Morning Cup of Inspiration: Employee Appreciation Quotes

By |January 27th, 2015|Tags: |

coffee-smilingOver the past few years, abysmal employee engagement reports have driven businesses into a tizzy of analysis. Employee disengagement and low retention, we know, are costly. Improving engagement is […]