Volunteering Automation: Why Is It Needed?

Feb 4, 2019 6:05:00 AM / by Gaurav Bhattacharya posted in Employee Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility, automation, corporate volunteering

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Companies have been managing different aspects of their business needs with specialized software for a long time. Running a corporate volunteering program should be no different. Customized volunteering automation software can be a blessing for time-constrained HR professionals and management as it enables the effective coordination and motivation of staff and it makes engagement data readily available. 

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3 Ways to Measure Volunteering Performance

Oct 7, 2017 2:51:40 PM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Volunteering, Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee Engagement

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This post is part of The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Volunteering

Volunteering Performance is important because by now, it is widely known that volunteering can substantially increase a brand’s reputation, social awareness, and above all, employee engagement. In fact, 94% of employees agree volunteering improves their mood and gives them a sense of purpose, while the businesses that established volunteer programs improved their image and increased profitability.    

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How to Set and Achieve Volunteer Participation Goals

Oct 7, 2017 1:56:13 PM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Volunteering, Employee Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility

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This post is part of The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Volunteering

Setting volunteer participation goals is getting more and more important as volunteering is getting bigger; the age of millennials popularized it again, so doing a good deed and investing your time and effort in order to contribute to a cause is considered trendy now. However, volunteering organizations don’t always function properly – most of them are not used to having a significant workforce at their disposal, so most of the work they are able to organize doesn’t go further than the superficial level.

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Hurricane Relief: How Can I Volunteer In Houston?

Sep 13, 2017 9:01:49 PM / by Gaurav Bhattacharya posted in Hurricane Harvey, Volunteering, Corporate Social Responsibility

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With Hurricane Harvey having wreaked massive destruction, there is a great need for people to volunteer in Houston.

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How to Start a Volunteer Group Within a Company?

Sep 7, 2017 11:44:55 PM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Volunteering, Corporate Social Responsibility

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This post is part of The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Volunteering

To start a volunteer group is a great step any company serious about building their brand image should take. There are plenty of marketing benefits, but more importantly, it is a real chance to help out a local community.

If you want to participate in volunteering projects aimed at helping the local community, the following course of action will make it easier for you to start a volunteer group.

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How to use 100% of Volunteer Time Off Hours (VTO Hours)

Aug 27, 2017 10:13:32 PM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Volunteering

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So your company’s CSR strategy is in place. You’ve got stake-holders on-board and everyone is super excited about formalizing something that has been a part of your company’s culture.

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CSR Strategy: Shaping The Employee Experience

Dec 22, 2016 6:01:56 PM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee Engagement

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CSR strategy for the next generation of socially conscious employees

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth,” said Muhammad Ali, the late great boxer and human rights advocate. Companies often focus service to others on maximizing shareholder value. However, a growing number of leading firms are broadening this focus to include serving their employees and communities through corporate social responsibility strategy, or CSR strategy. A major factor in this shift is the maturation of millennials into a prominent section of the workforce and consumer class.

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Leaders In Social Responsibility of Business

Dec 6, 2016 9:24:45 AM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee Engagement, Volunteering

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CSR reputation rankings reveal market leaders

With great power comes great responsibility. As such, it’s no surprise that some of the world’s top companies are leading the way in social responsibility of business. A recent study by the Reputation Institute, a leading reputable advisory firm, examines the corporate social responsibility reputations of firms across the globe. Among the top ten firms (see rankings below) are several examples of companies that are household names and market leaders in prominent industries such as high technology, entertainment, and automotive. These leading companies set the example for social responsibility of business not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it enhances their reputation and impact in the areas of citizenship, governance, and workplace.

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Business for Social Responsibility as good as Pumpkin Spice

Dec 2, 2016 3:32:00 PM / by Paul Arambul Jr posted in Volunteering, Corporate Social Responsibility, Whitepapers, Employee Engagement

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Business for Social Responsibility can be extremely profitable.

As we sip on our pumpkin spiced lattes, listen to Christmas music on Spotify and start to feel warm and tingly inside our thoughts could wander to these final days of 2016. It was an amazing year for CSR and one thing is for certain, we are living in a great era of Business for Social Responsibility in the USA. Companies who have great CSR(Corporate Social Responsibility) programs are not only leaders of social good, they are profiting from it too.

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Company Culture as a Competitive Advantage

Dec 1, 2016 7:07:42 PM / by Saumya Bhatnagar posted in Employee Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility

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The Often Overlooked Element of Attracting Top Talent

In the battle for the next generation of talent, many companies focus on attracting top employees with competitive cash compensation packages and creative perquisites. One element of the employee value proposition that often gets overlooked is company culture, which is increasingly important to younger employees according to Entrepreneur.com. Company culture is comprised of many factors, including work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, workforce camaraderie, and community involvement.

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