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 […]

18January 2015

Need Fundraising Ideas? Talk to a Millennial

By |January 18th, 2015|Tags: |

The summer sun makes her smileMillennials often get a bad rap for being entitled and apathetic, but when it comes to giving back, we could all take notes.

According to an Associated […]

16January 2015

Philanthropy Ideas for MLK Day

By |January 16th, 2015|Tags: |

mlk-day-2014As MLK Day approaches on Monday, January 19th, individuals and companies across the country are thinking about how they can honor Dr. King by serving others.

The MLK Day of […]

12January 2015

Employee Engagement Definition: Anyone Got a Clue?

By |January 12th, 2015|Tags: |

confused personWhat motivates employees?

It’s a question that keeps HR folks up at night. In the 2014 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends research, 78% of business leaders rate retention and […]

6January 2015

New E-book Says Best Corporate Volunteerism is Skills-Based

By |January 6th, 2015|Tags: |

small business big purposeIn case you haven’t noticed, skills-based volunteering is fast becoming a popular way for companies and their employees to give back. So popular that it’s the fastest […]

5January 2015

What Businesses Should Get From Community Relations

By |January 5th, 2015|Tags: |

community relationsAs we look ahead to the trends in corporate philanthropy, there’s food for CSR thought in the 2014 Trend Report from The Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals (ACCP). […]

2January 2015

Philanthropy Ideas for a New Year

By |January 2nd, 2015|Tags: |

new year philanthropy ideasWith 2014 now a memory, it’s time to take stock, reflect on what we’ve learned and solidify our new year’s resolutions for 2015.

At the top of my list […]

18December 2014

Santa Lives Through Corporate Volunteerism: Hasbro’s Global Day of Joy

By |December 18th, 2014|Tags: |

Hasbro Global Day of JoySanta’s workshop is in high gear right now, making sure there’s enough toys for boys and girls across the world. And to ease the workload, it […]

15December 2014

How Corporate Philanthropy Improves a Troubled Reputation

By |December 15th, 2014|Tags: |

Bad EmployeeA new study by CR magazine highlights the bottom line burdens of a company’s bad reputation. In a survey titled The Cost of a Bad Reputation, CR revealed […]