About Optimizely’s Outstanding Company Culture and How They Did It

Ryan Scott

Topics: company culture, employee engagement, employee giving, corporate volunteerism, volunteering, employee volunteering
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4 Ways to Boost Engagement On Your Volunteering Platform

Ryan Scott


As if you needed any more proof, new data shows that Millennial employees won’t settle for less than an engaging workplace.
A survey to be released this month by Fidelity finds that 25-to 35-year-olds who are looking for a new job prioritize a better quality of life at work over a bigger salary. In fact, young people would rather give up an average of $7,000 in compensation than forfeit engagement goodies like healthier work/life balance and more career development.

Topics: employee engagement
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4 Things Every Employee Needs to Be Happy

Ryan Scott

Seventy percent. That’s the number of employees in this country who couldn’t care less about their jobs. Your disengaged staff are cutting every corner they can, searching for a bigger, better deal on company time, and many are actively badmouthing your business. The cost to you is real: between $3,000 and $10,000 in decreased productivity and serious rain on your PR parade. Try attracting top talent when word on the street is that your employees are dying to leave.

Topics: employee engagement
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Corporate Volunteering Extends to the Polling Booth

Ryan Scott

Volunteering with election polls isn’t what usually comes to mind when we think of corporate volunteering.

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, volunteering, leadership, civic engagement, elections, democracy, polling booths
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This Awesome Corporate Volunteerism Activity Is Making a Big Difference For Syrian Refugees

Audrey Zigmond

At Causecast, we are frequently collaborating with corporate social responsibility leaders on how to build memorable, impactful philanthropy opportunities into their employee benefit programs. I’ve heard countless wonderful ideas for 2016, but there’s one workplace volunteering activity that I’m most excited to watch flourish in the new year: refugee kitting events.

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, partnerships, engagement, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, corporate social responsibility, csr, international, Syrian refugee crisis, refugees, Syria, International Medical Corps, volunteering, collaboration
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7 Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends for 2016

David Mizne

According to Bersin by Deloitte, “employee engagement has become the top issue on the minds of business leaders, directing us to an entirely new model of management”. But what does employee engagement even mean?

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace giving, workplace volunteering, recruiting millennials, millennials, millennial recruitment, recruiting, engagement, employee engagement, retention, employee benefits, recruitment, employee giving, 15five
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6 Reasons You Need To Up the Budget For Your CSR Program

Ryan Scott

It’s that time of year when CSR budgets are being drawn for the year, and the unfortunate reality is that many companies will come up short. 

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, corporate giving, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, csr, employee benefits, volunteering, employee giving, planning, budgeting
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When Your Pro Bono Offer Is Turned Down

Ryan Scott

Pro bono service has experienced such an explosion of popularity in the last few years that it’s now the fastest growing employee engagement program. But is skills-based volunteering one of those gifts that givers like to offer more than recipients want to accept?

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, nonprofits, volunteering, community impact, pro bono, LBG Associates
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A Sea Change in Employee Giving and Volunteering, New Report Finds

Ryan Scott

In the past three years, America’s Charities has been releasing the country’s most incisive and comprehensive series of reports on trends in employee volunteering and giving. This year’s much-anticipated report was just released, and it’s packed with encouraging - even inspiring - data for anyone who cares about employee-centered corporate philanthropy.  

Topics: employee volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, america's charities, corporate giving, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, corporate responsibility, corporate social responsibility, csr, employee benefits, leadership, employee giving, snapshot, 3BL Media
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International Volunteer Day Highlights the Power of Corporate Philanthropy

Ryan Scott

Amidst the consumerism that tends to envelop us during the holidays, December has also become a time when we’re asked to consider the importance of donating our time, talent and treasure to the betterment of the world. #GivingTuesday, a recently instituted global day dedicated to giving back, was created as a counterpoint to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Women’s Entrepreneur Day is another new seasonal event that celebrates and advances the work of female entrepreneurs, with the ultimate goal of empowering women and lifting them out of poverty.

Topics: employee volunteering, workplace volunteering, Corporate Philanthropy, employee engagement, corporate volunteerism, corporate responsibility, International Medical Corps, volunteering, marketo, new relic, quicken loans
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Causecast powers the world’s most innovative workplace giving and volunteering programs, helping leading brands attract, retain and inspire talent, while driving change through meaningful cause engagement. In 2017 our blog was honored for CSR by PR News.

 

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