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2019 Resolution: Rejecting the Tyranny of Positivity

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This year, we learned we have fewer than 15 years to prevent catastrophic climate change. We saw suicide rates rise at a rapid rate and watched journalists experience an unprecedented degree of abuse. When the news is overwhelmingly depressing, we find ourselves saying things like, “Just be positive – things will be alright” – or worse, “It doesn’t do any good to get upset.”

CSR & Employee Engagement for IMPACT - Join Us Tuesday!

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Technology has dramatically changed how companies engage employees in CSR. For example:

CSR Technology and Employee Engagement

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Technology has dramatically changed how companies engage employees in CSR. For example:

Join Us for "CSR & Employee Engagement Technology For IMPACT"

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Technology has dramatically changed how companies engage employees in CSR. For example:

What Is Skills-Based Volunteering?

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Skills-based volunteering is one of those loosely defined areas of our practice that can sometimes confuse people. I have spoken to several practitioners about their definition of skills-based volunteering and the answers are all over the map. It made me think that if we’re going to advance this practice, we’d better agree on some basics.

So, let’s answer the question: What is skills-based volunteering? 

Employee Activism: Where CSR and Civic Engagement Meet

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The only voice in the corporation that can authentically stand for purpose is the voice of the employee. Explore with us how companies are entering the conversation about corporate citizenship and civic engagement and how you can connect your company’s purpose and values to the activism of employees.

Read Angela Parker's latest blog: Employee Activism: Where CSR and Civic Engagement Meet 

Hosting an Engaging Webinar in 4 Steps

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In a society of constant digital connection, isn’t it ironic that webinars are simply the worst? First of all, they’re called webinars. Web seminar? Really? Second, they’re rarely engaging, usually dry, and most often a good excuse to play a solid game of Solitaire. Maybe there’s nothing like a face-to-face meeting, but in lieu?

Proofs and Research: Volunteering Benefits Individuals and Companies

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Realized Worth has gathered evidence that supports the business case for corporate volunteering from a talent, engagement and recruitment perspective, as well as from the employee perspective. 

If you want to strengthen your case for corporate volunteering, this is a must-read blog by Angela Parker on the benefits of volunteering at corporate and individual level.

Health Benefits of Volunteering for the Employee Volunteer

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When a company asks employees to volunteer, there is a tendency to lean heavily on community impact as a benefit. Impact is certainly a benefit to the community, and a desired result. Yet, there are plenty of benefits to the individual volunteer that CSR practitioners can leverage to engage employees more effectively in volunteerism. One of the most significant benefits is the effect volunteering has on personal health and well-being.

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