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How to Create Employees as Brand Ambassadors

In 2018, your employees are ready to go the extra mile for the causes that they’re passionate about. Employees support organizations that balance the pursuit of profit with being a responsible corporate citizen. Companies have an opportunity to align with the personal and professional goals of their employees. Fortune 500 companies are leading the charge by creating structured programs...

When There’s No Price On Performance: Your CSR Investment

It’s no longer enough to simply do business as usual. Employees and consumers check out more than your product line when deciding whether to work for you or buy your goods. They also want to know your level of social commitment otherwise known as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): High-quality job candidates look for workplaces that reflect their own values, including those employers...

Expert Perspectives – Giving with Your Heart and Your Head

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Givinga is pleased to announce Expert Perspectives, a new series of blog posts featuring one of our many partners on topics that are currently trending in the world of giving.  We’re proud to launch this initiative with Jocelyn Bishop.  Jocelyn is a philanthropic and nonprofit advisor who helps individuals and families make impactful contributions and nonprofits operate more successfully. ...

Givinga Enhancements November 2017

Over the past several months, we have been hard at work constantly improving and enhancing the Givinga platform based on the feedback that our users have provided. I wanted to take a minute to tell you about a few significant enhancements to the platform that we have recently launch based on feedback we received. Charity Access One of our biggest improvements was related to the number of...

Employee Engagement: Get Your Staff Excited About Giving

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Can employee engagement and corporate giving go hand-in-hand? Every year around this time fundraising managers plans for a big outcome. They vow that this time it will be different. Employees will not only want to donate to the company’s fundraising efforts, but they will exceed donation expectations. They will even do so with joy and enthusiasm. This usually ends up being more fantasy than...

Givinga Supports the Universal Deduction

Charitable giving is a critical part of the American fabric.  Helping each other, supporting our communities and giving to causes we care about is ingrained in our national identity.  Since 1917 the US tax code has encouraged charitable giving by allowing taxpayers to “write off” their gifts to charity.  While this charitable deduction is a powerful giving incentive, it unfortunately has only...

How and Why to Engage Your Employees in Charitable Giving

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Charitable Giving in a Changing Corporate World When it comes to business, there are some things that should be ruled by tradition while others should be updated regularly to match the modern climate and technology. Business etiquette stays the same from decade to decade but marketing techniques are constantly improved. Dedication to quality stays the same but production techniques are updated...

Meet Your Employees: The Millennial Generation

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Today, Millennials are the largest generation in the US workforce. They hold jobs in every field–from academic to technical–and getting to know them and understanding their needs is critical to creating a workplace that is prepared for the challenges that will arise over the coming years. Do you know the millennial generation in your workplace? How prepared are you for both the...

Top 5 New Age Benefits Companies Need To Offer

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Mention the New Age and most people will envision meditative vegetarians burning incense and chanting “Om’s”. Stereotypes aside, most companies haven’t really caught up with the demands of the New Age in business culture and they could be putting their company’s future at risk. How so? Because whether you’re old school or New Age, one thing all companies have...

The Need for New Age Benefits: Letting Potential Employees Know About Your Values

Many employers think about the “traditional” benefits when it comes to thinking about what their employees value. When you are trying to fill up entry-level jobs with new college graduates you should also think outside the box. The 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study found that 64% of millennial employees will not consider a job if the employer does not have...

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