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Volunteering in the New Year: 7 Tips for Making it Stick

Volunteering in the New Year:  7 Tips for Making it Stick | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
As the holidays approach, many of us are looking forward to slowing down, spending time with family and getting some time to reflect.  Such reflection often in
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Great piece by Realized Worth on how to make 2013 a year of commitment for employee volunteers. 

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Majority of Companies Increased Giving; Adopted a More Targeted Engagement Approach

60 percent of companies reported increased giving levels in 2011 over 2009, according to The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy's latest Giving In Numbers report.

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Aflac Aligns Volunteerism with Ongoing Commitment to Pediatric Cancer « Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Blog

Aflac Aligns Volunteerism with Ongoing Commitment to Pediatric Cancer « Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Blog | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

Perfect example of a partner articulating how VolunteerMatch can help a company both support its strategic initiatives as well as offer employees a variety of places to volunteer.

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'FedEx Cares' brings out thousands of volunteers for community service projects

'FedEx Cares' brings out thousands of volunteers for community service projects | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

The eighth annual FedEx Cares Week community service project was an opportunity for them to get out of the office and into the great outdoors on company time.

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Biogen Idec Employees Participate in 80 Volunteer Projects in 22 Countries as Part of Annual “Care Deeply Volunteer Day”

The day of service is part of Biogen Idec's philanthropic focus on patients, science education and supporting local community needs. During last year’s pilot “Care Deeply Volunteer Day,” employees volunteered more than 3,500 hours in communities around the world.

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Micro Advocacy for Macro Schedules

Micro Advocacy for Macro Schedules | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
One of the biggest barriers to supporting a cause or nonprofit can boil down to one simple factor: time.
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The Ultimate Employee Do-Gooder Perk: A Social Sabbatical In Emerging Markets

A number of big companies, including Intel, Microsoft, and General Mills, offer paid sabbaticals for their employees to recharge. Software giant SAP isn’t one of them--the company offers only unpaid sabbaticals.
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Integrating Employee and Consumer Cause Initiatives - Cause Marketing Forum

Integrating Employee and Consumer Cause Initiatives - Cause Marketing Forum | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
Upcoming Webinars from Cause Marketing Experts - A free benefit of CMF Membership.
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Online Volunteer Recruitment, SOPA and Copyright | Volunteering Is CSR

Online Volunteer Recruitment, SOPA and Copyright | Volunteering Is CSR | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
What do SOPA and PIPA mean for online volunteer recruitment? And how does VolunteerMatch use copyright, anyway?
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Volunteer Work Gains Stature on a Résumé

Volunteer Work Gains Stature on a Résumé | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
Volunteer experience is getting more attention from employers, who appreciate that volunteers are finding ways to add or polish skills through unpaid work.

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Meet 3 who turn a cause into a career

Meet 3 who turn a cause into a career | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
In this rough and tumble economy, employers are quick to note that anything that sets a job seeker apart from the rest of the employment-seeking pack helps.

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Passion for a cause should be heartfelt , which may turn profitable.

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Why everyone wants to work for the 'good guys' - CNN.com

Why everyone wants to work for the 'good guys' - CNN.com | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

Thrilled to see VolunteerMatch and three of our clients profiled in this piece on using CSR and volunteering to attract and keep top talent.

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Successful Corporate Giving Requires Action and Commitment from Business Leaders and Employees | Volunteering Is CSR

Successful Corporate Giving Requires Action and Commitment from Business Leaders and Employees | Volunteering Is CSR | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

Our challenge as business leaders is in keeping employees engaged and interested in service projects and bringing new volunteers into the fold.

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LinkedIn Board Connect: New Tools to Help Nonprofits Find Great Board Members | Engaging Volunteers

LinkedIn Board Connect: New Tools to Help Nonprofits Find Great Board Members | Engaging Volunteers | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

Yesterday our friends at LinkedIn for Nonprofits announced the launch of a new pilot program, LinkedIn Board Connect, to nonprofits more effectively recruit board members. Find out why we're excited. 

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Fifteen Years (And More Than 150,000 Hours) Of Community Service: Happy Birthday To US Airways' Employee Volunteer Corps The Do Crew - The Sacramento Bee

Fifteen Years (And More Than 150,000 Hours) Of Community Service: Happy Birthday To US Airways' Employee Volunteer Corps The Do Crew - The Sacramento Bee | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

US Airways' employee volunteer corps, the Do Crew, is marking its 15th anniversary today by celebrating with the Salvation Army in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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CauseTalk Radio Ep24: The Role of Choice in Cause Marketing

CauseTalk Radio Ep24: The Role of Choice in Cause Marketing | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
We interview researcher Stefanie Robinson of North Carolina State University on a series of studies about consumer choice in cause marketing campaigns.
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What it Means to Make CSR Core to Business - The Network for Good

What it Means to Make CSR Core to Business - The Network for Good | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
By Kate Olsen
 
What does it mean to make corporate social responsibility (CSR) part of your core business?
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7 Characteristics of a Successful Sustainability Professional | Realized Worth

7 Characteristics of a Successful Sustainability Professional | Realized Worth | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

Great exploration on what it takes to really make an impact in this challenging role.

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JetBlue and KABOOM! Build a Playground - and So Much More | Volunteering Is CSR

JetBlue and KABOOM! Build a Playground - and So Much More | Volunteering Is CSR | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
JetBlue and KABOOM! provide a great example of a strong, impactful and long term corporate-nonprofit partnership.
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Safeway Employees Contribute One Million Volunteer Hours in 2011

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) today announced that a companywide...
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Top 12 Predictions for Corporate Responsibility in 2012

Top 12 Predictions for Corporate Responsibility in 2012 | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it

We’re now at that that time of the year when we all stare into our crystal balls to determine what the future holds. Since my crystal ball is as good as the next, I wanted to share some of my thoughts for the coming months. Here are my top 12 predictions for the next year:


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CSR Food for Thought: Smiling for Corporate Social Impact | Volunteering Is CSR

CSR Food for Thought: Smiling for Corporate Social Impact | Volunteering Is CSR | Volunteering & CSR | Scoop.it
The CSR Food for Thought series is a weekly roundup of relevant news from around the Web, presented to you in one bite-sized blog post.

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