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How Corporate Philanthropy Impacts the Bottom Line

The evidence that corporate giving programs improve a company’s performance has been increasingly recognized over the past decade. More employers today than ever understand it is a critical aspect of leading a successful business. However, the scope is too narrow...

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5 Reasons Your Workplace Giving Program’s Participation Rate is So LOW

The workforce today values corporate philanthropy and opportunities for volunteering. In fact, according to IO Sustainability, workers are willing to take a pay cut of up to 5% just to work for a company with strong CR policies. So, why is it that workplace giving programs seem to have such stagnant participation numbers? Well, we are so glad you asked...

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The Root of Employee Engagement: Values-Based Programs

You’ve probably read all the stats about employee engagement and how it can skyrocket productivity, efficiency and retention… but has anyone taught you how to do it? Have you really honed in on what your employees want and need so you can create a level of engagement in your workplace you’ve never had before?

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Meet Mark Layden. Interview with CyberGrants’ CEO

Mark joined the company in June of 2015 when equity firm Waud Capital Partners invested substantially in CyberGrants.

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How the Most-Admired Companies Fuel Employee Engagement

Fortune recently released its 2016 50 Most-Admired Companies and the list is impressive; including giants like Nike, General Electric and Southwest Airlines. Companies are evaluated on 9 areas that range from quality of products/services to people management practices to social responsibility...

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3 Things Your Employee Engagement Strategy is Missing

Employee engagement has become something of a phantom. Every time we think we know what it takes to create sustainable employee engagement, Gallup tells us engagement numbers are unchanged, yes, again, and poof engagement quickly slips away from our grasp...

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4 Quick and Easy Ways to Increase Employee Volunteering

Volunteerism has been shown to positively impact a person’s overall health, mood and performance in their professional work. This realization has brought to light the effect employee volunteering has not only on individual employee performance, but also on how a company meets corporate responsibility goals, business goals and provides employees with fulfilling careers...

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Become a #LeapYearVolunteer in These 3 Easy Steps

Monday, February 29th, 2016 is a leap day, giving us humans an extra day in the year to do something extraordinary. But, while payroll administrators are wrapping their heads around an extra payday for the year, employees are preparing for another day at the office. We’re granted one fateful, extra day every four years and the world’s hard workers have to spend it working the same job they work every weekday of the year? Don’t you want to be the employer who makes the most of this extraordinary calendar event?

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Giving A Hand

The hand elevates humans from every other species on the planet. It is strong. It performs fine, nuanced tasks. It conveys compassion and emotion. No other tool on earth can surpass it.

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