How Volunteer Programs Improve Employee Retention

According to Dale Carnegie Training, companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%. Surprising? It’s simple: when your employees aren’t engaged, they aren’t productive. But volunteer programs can bring people together, give them purpose in their work, instill pride in your company, and increase their conviction that your company is doing something worthwhile in the world.

How Can Volunteering Build Employee Engagement?

Lately, I’ve been writing about employee engagement quite a bit, and I keep coming across information showing that volunteering as a workforce can do wonders for improving it. At first, I didn’t get the connection, but the more I read, the more it makes sense. Engaged employees go a step beyond what’s required of them. A big factor in their willingness to do this is whether they believe there is a larger purpose — a meaning — to their work.

10 Ways the Arts Can Enhance Your CSR Program

Guest post by Jordan Shue We know that businesses use corporate volunteerism not only as a tool to increase their reputation in the community, but also to recruit and retain employees, give them a sense of satisfaction and purpose in the workplace, and make them feel more connected to and engaged in the company’s overall ...

4 Employee Engagement Benefits of Corporate Volunteer Programs

Guest post by Ermina Veljacic Employee disengagement can prevent your business from reaching success. According to a Gallup survey in 2011, approximately 71 percent of American employees are disengaged at work, and 19 percent are actively disengaged. This lack of employee engagement is alarming, and it negatively impacts your business. The Gallup report also showed that organizations ...

9 Employee Engagement Ideas You Need to Know About

Guest post by Daniel Pawlak A version of this post originally appeared on the Snacknation website. Employee engagement and retention are at the top of the priority list for modern day HR managers. Of course, every company wants to attract and KEEP the best talent. The problem? We see so many employees in the job market today becoming uninspired ...