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 […]

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 […]