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Take Your Campaigns from What's Now to What's Next!

4 Tips for More Engaging Employee Giving Campaigns
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It’s the time of year where workplace giving campaigns kick off in earnest.  With employee engagement as one of (if not the main) goals of your program – and the potential business impact that result could bring - no one wants to stick with a “that’s the way we’ve always done it” approach to employee giving campaigns.  We hear from companies all the time that meeting the increasing and changing expectations of a wildly diverse workforce demographic, while trying to assist with enhancing overall levels of employee engagement, are changing the game.  We also hear that companies want more ideas about what and how to do things differently.

So here are some ideas to make your programs (even more) engaging come this Fall:

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It’s the time of year where workplace giving campaigns kick off in earnest.  With employee engagement as one of (if not the main) goals of your program – and the potential business impact that result could bring - no one wants to stick with a “that’s the way we’ve always done it” approach to employee giving campaigns.  We hear from companies all the time that meeting the increasing and changing expectations of a wildly diverse workforce demographic, while trying to assist with enhancing overall levels of employee engagement, are changing the game.  We also hear that companies want more ideas about what and how to do things differently.

So here are some ideas to make your programs (even more) engaging come this Fall:

Workplace Volunteering Grew in 2012

With the release this summer of the 2012 VolunteerMatch Impact Report, we’re taking a closer look at some of the most important outcomes of our work in 2012.
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Workplace volunteering is on the rise for a bunch of reasons.

Engaging Millennials in Workplace Giving

4 Tips for Increasing Employee Satisfaction and Productivity through Engagement
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Have you noticed anything different in the office lately? You’ve probably spotted the young tattooed workers wearing skinny jeans and casual jackets. Welcome to the No Collar Workforce, comprised of the almost 80 million millennials (those born between 1982 and 2001) that are the next generation of employees. (By the end of the decade, they will represent 50% of the workforce.) One thing you probably haven’t noticed? The huge opportunity that this emerging group represents: an army of engaged and passionate corporate philanthropists.

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Have you noticed anything different in the office lately? You’ve probably spotted the young tattooed workers wearing skinny jeans and casual jackets. Welcome to the No Collar Workforce, comprised of the almost 80 million millennials (those born between 1982 and 2001) that are the next generation of employees. (By the end of the decade, they will represent 50% of the workforce.) One thing you probably haven’t noticed? The huge opportunity that this emerging group represents: an army of engaged and passionate corporate philanthropists.

Charity Coalition Testifies Against Proposed OPM Changes to the CFC Group Predicts Dramatic Drop in Critically Needed Funds if New Rules are Implemented

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Washington, D.C., July 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Kalman Stein, President and CEO of EarthShare and representing a coalition of organizations made up of more than 3,000 charities supported by federal employees through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), testified at a Congressional hearing. The hearing, entitled “The Combined Federal Campaign: Making Every Dollar Count,” was requested by the Oversight and Government Reform Sub-Committee on the Federal Workforce, US Postal Service & The Census.

American Cancer Society Honors 18 Companies with Excellence in Philanthropy Recognition

Annual award recognizes companies’ generous contributions to the Society’s fight against cancer
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June 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The American Cancer Society is honoring 18 companies with the Excellence in Philanthropy award for their generous support of the Society’s efforts to eliminate cancer as a public health burden.

Companies Gather to Discuss How They Can Help the American Cancer Society Finish the Fight Against Cancer

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The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference addresses the impact of cancer on today's employers by providing leaders involved in corporate community initiatives, wellness programs or health benefit design, and marketing with engaging and actionable information. Check out this video to see what the attendees had to say abou their experience at the two-day event. 

Going Global With Workplace Giving & Volunteering: Find Out Everything You Need To Know!

The word “headache” doesn’t begin to describe how it feels to face the challenges of going global with corporate volunteering and giving programs.
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Are you facing a mandate from management to take your employee engagement programs global? Or are you already in the process? In partnership with LBG Associates, RW is announcing a new research project that will show you how to take your employee engagement program overseas—without losing your mind.

Going Global

4 Tips for a Great Employee Volunteer Campaign

A question commonly posed to Realized Worth is, “Can you give me an example of a company that has a great corporate citizenship program?” If we’re being honest (and we usually are), the answer is an unequivocal “No.”
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Originally posted on Realized Worth's blog

There is not one company that has every aspect of their corporate citizenship program figured out. There are however, companies who are well on their way. Take for example, Ball Corporation and their recently launched “Let’s Can Hunger!” campaign.

(Full disclosure: Ball Corporation is a client. Extra full disclosure: We absolutely love working with Ball Corporation.)

Register for the April 24th #GivingUnderTheInfluence Symposium in D.C.

How Digital Culture is Driving the Next Generation of Employee Engagement
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  • What inspires employees to give and engage with charitable causes?
  • How can companies balance engaging, high-impact activities with low-cost solutions? 
  • How can the employee giving environment inside the walls of the workplace mirror the digital experience outside the walls of the workplace?

And The Survey Says...

America’s Charities latest research report “Snapshot” – hums a tune we sing loudly
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In terms of understanding the charitable landscape, we’re lucky. We get to talk to all kinds and sizes of companies and charities about how they perceive the success or weakness of existing workplace giving or community investment programs and strategies.  So we have a well informed, but predominantly anecdotal perspective on what’s going on and what’s needed around corporate giving.

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