A competitive salary, great benefits and the opportunity to advance are crucial factors for employees when they are choosing where to work.
But companies that want an extra edge in landing and keeping top talent might want to consider another key factor: a top-flight workplace giving and volunteering program.
According to a new survey of nearly 1,600 U.S. employees by America’s Charities, companies that build effective workplace giving and volunteering programs have a significant leg up when it comes to attracting talent.
With the massive Baby Boomer generation retiring and giving way to Generation X, Millennials, and now Centennials (also known as Gen Z or iGen) — America’s Charities has conducted a first-of-its-kind survey of U.S. workers that gauges attitudes toward giving and volunteering in the workplace.
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American employees are changing — and so are their attitudes about workplace giving and volunteering.
Today’s workers are more transient, diverse, and tech savvy than their predecessors. They are also working in an era of greater uncertainty, as entire industries are being transformed by technology and globalization. Against this backdrop, America’s Charities has conducted a new survey of U.S. workers that gauges attitudes toward giving and volunteering in the workplace.
It was a special day for AJ, a 15-year-old from Virginia. He would finally get his wish for a shopping spree. As colorful confetti fell from the sky and a crowd cheered him on, AJ entered the shopping mall armed with several gift cards, spending money and a bright smile. It was a dream wish for the teenager who had overcome so much in his battle with cystic fibrosis.
What happens when the cameras and first responders leave the Hurricane Harvey and Irma scenes? Donations dry up quickly and the media moves on to the next big story. Unfortunately, that’s when the people and communities affected by these storms get the least community support, but need it most.
Unleashing the power of long-term support through employee giving & matching gifts
About 70 to 80 percent of money donated in the wake of a disaster goes to immediate relief efforts. While those efforts are important, ensuring long-term support is crucial to effectively helping affected communities rebuild and fully recover.
How can businesses most effectively ensure long-term support for those affected by major disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma?