Improved Company Culture for Better Alignment and Leadership Skills

Sep 4, 2017 9:50:53 PM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in Employee Engagement, Employee Retention, alignment

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Organizations that develop their company culture through corporate citizenship programs, such as running a corporate volunteering program, experience a visible increase in employee alignment through engagement. Running these types of programs creates a connection between staff and the business that transcends paychecks and bottom lines. They can unite employees to the company’s mission and help them feel pride in where they work.  There is also an added element of being able to develop staff for leadership roles outside their normal job constraints.  

 

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4 Ways Volunteering Builds Employee Engagement

Apr 19, 2017 7:37:00 AM / by Gaurav Bhattacharya posted in Employee Engagement

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This post is part of The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Volunteering

What IS employee engagement? It's a common problem that companies have with employees who are not engaged and not challenged adequately with their tasks is having difficulties in retaining them long term. On a smaller scale, issues like lack of enthusiasm usually lead to less productivity and a decrease in the quality of their work.

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5 Things To Look For In A Corporate Volunteering Leader

Apr 19, 2017 7:25:00 AM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in Employee Engagement, Leadership

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This post is part of The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Volunteering


Are you organizing a corporate volunteering program? Selecting someone to lead the program is likely on your To-Do list! This is a terrific opportunity for someone in your organization to develop crucial skills that will help them further their career. Consider selecting a promising executive as your leader as it will give them a safe place to develop managerial skills.

Your first step in the process of choosing a leader should be to draft a position description to spell out the expectations. Include specific duties, time expected, and qualifications required just as you would for salaried positions in your company. Do not select someone as a leader of your program that does not meet the requirements you spell out.

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Top 4 Employee Retention Strategies

Apr 14, 2017 5:41:58 PM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in Employee Engagement, Employee Retention, alignment, rentention

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Training, company culture, employee retention, employee recognition; these are just some of the many terms that swarm around the concept of employee alignment. Many sources out there will try to sell you information and tell you that employee alignment and engagement is a mysterious space that requires a lot of knowledge and attention. A significant portion of the information out there is complete garbage and that you can improve your employee retention strategies with little to no investment(s). The best part is, you can start implementing these tips today.

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Why You Need Employee Retention Programs

Mar 31, 2017 7:04:57 PM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in Reducing Employee Turnover, Employee Retention

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It’s 2017, which means if you don’t have an employee retention plan you may be headed down a long and challenging road of high turnover and unfulfilled employees. By 2020 it is expected that 60% of the workforce will consist of Millennials. Due to the Millennials’ values and beliefs, traditional workplace environments will have a hard time retaining, and even recruiting young talent. Millennials naturally want to feel valued and connected to a company that has a clear vision to make a positive impact. Millennials are often considered as a lazy generation to the ones before it. However, what sets Millennials apart, from any other generation, is that they are the age of collaboration. Millennials love to collaborate with one another on meaningful work. Work that gives them the freedom to choose the best direction for the company they work for. People want to feel that they are apart of a team, not just a regular employee.

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Improve Employee Retention by Bringing Your Dog to Work

Mar 24, 2017 6:48:56 PM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in Employee Engagement, Reducing Employee Turnover, Employee Retention

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Challenges with a Pet Policy at Work

There’s a saying that says you can’t please everyone. This goes for pretty much any individual, especially employers. As an employer, one of the biggest challenges you can face is making your employees feel as if they bring value in a workplace environment. After all, what’s the key to improving employee retention? Making employees love where they work. By 2020, approximately 60% of the workforce will consist of Millennials. As an employer, this can either be a good thing or bad thing. For those that stick with traditional workplace values, turnover rates may become a problem. But, what about those companies that decide to evolve as the workplace evolves? Well, they’re in for a treat. Companies that truly understand the values that Millennial’s possess will notice that retaining employees will become easier than ever.

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Running Corporate Volunteering Programs Effortlessly: HR Tools From Start to Reporting

Mar 11, 2017 6:07:00 AM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in automation, millennials

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There are many reasons your HR department might be required to employ a corporate volunteering program. Examples include increasing employee engagement, attracting more millennials to your company, and enhancing your corporate branding.

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The Roadblocks in Reducing Turnover and its Costs

Feb 28, 2017 10:12:49 AM / by Involvesoft Marketing posted in Employee Engagement, Reducing Employee Turnover, Employee Retention

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Roadblocks in Reducing Turnover Infographic

Obstructions in Reducing Turnover

You’ve heard the positives and the negatives of turnover rates. You’ve probably even been curious on how it can affect your business. Most of the time businesses don’t speak about the true costs of employee turnover. In fact, the cost is largely hidden. The expenses don’t show in your loss and profit statements, and they are virtually hidden when it comes to company budgets. So how is this mysterious entity actually causing you harm?

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Skill-based Volunteering: Good Business and Happy Employees

Feb 25, 2017 6:03:00 AM / by Gaurav Bhattacharya posted in Corporate Social Responsibility

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It can be challenging for HR and management to come up with constructive ways in to engage and motivate employees. Another challenge is contending with the pressure stakeholders place on management to stay actively involved in their  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Skilled-based volunteering addresses both of these challenges.
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Out With the Old: Innovative Software Keeps Corporate Volunteers Active & Engaged

Feb 18, 2017 6:02:00 AM / by Mark Hellinger posted in Employee Engagement, gamification

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The Evolution of Corporate Volunteering Software

 

Most corporate volunteering platforms on the market today evolved from grant management and donations tools. In years past, that was really the primary functionality corporations required. Most companies would just dole out grants and organize donation drives with a vague sense of employees “giving back”. Often they didn’t even involve employees.

 

Corporate volunteering is much more about employee engagement than grant and donation management. Many large corporations are now running their own charity events that involve their employees in a direct way.

 

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