27January 2015

Morning Cup of Inspiration: Employee Appreciation Quotes

By |January 27th, 2015|Tags: |

Over 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 key to improving our bottom line.
But what’s the recipe […]

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 […]

11December 2014

Report Analyzes Corporate Philanthropy on a Global Scale

By |December 11th, 2014|Tags: |

globe handsAs the world grows more connected, global volunteering and giving is increasing as a priority for businesses. According to a 2013 study, nearly 60% of companies reported foreign charitable […]