A study found that 77 percent of professionals have experienced employee burnout at their current job. This will come as no surprise given the gauntlet of crises individuals have had to face over the past 19 months – yet continue to show up for work each day.
Pro bono service can be a skill-building solution for companies keeping pace in our rapidly changing world.
Quick Consult is a series where members of our team share insights into questions and topics we hear are top of mind for pro bono practitioners at all stages. Alexandra McArthur, Director, Advisory Services & Central Market Lead, provides tips on how pro bono service can prepare companies with skills appropriate for the changing world of work. Check out Alex’s advice below.
We’re thinking about the future of work at my company, and I’m wondering what relevant skills can be developed through pro bono experiences?
Transform employee volunteerism with free online course ‘Empathy in Motion: The Power of Employee Volunteering’
Companies across the globe are gatekeepers of a valuable experience for employees, providing support and resources for employees to take action and make a difference in the communities where they live and work.
As a corporate social responsibility leader you realize that providing volunteer opportunities and support can build morale, encourage team building, increase productivity and help to develop and build your company culture.
But what’s the best way to create or strengthen volunteer programs?
On last Thursday’s Late Night, Stephen Colbert interviewed Joe Biden about his son’s death. It was remarkable to hear a potential Presidential candidate speak so candidly about his emotions. He used the term empathy in almost every sentence.
Remember when President Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, and “empathy” was transformed by some political commentators into a dirty word? This week on Sea Change Radio, we talk to two giants in their respective fields who think empathy is probably pretty important, especially when it comes to policy.