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Review: Radisson Hotel Varanasi - By Michael Straus

Michael Straus has worked for nearly 20 years in sustainable food and agriculture and environmental issues. He is currently a contributing editor for Reuter’s syndicated eco-travel site, www.GreenTravelerGuides.com. He’s been traveling in Asia for the pas
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Three Reasons Why Workplace Giving Matters (Now More than Ever)

Workplace Giving/Corporate Volunteering Programs and Employee Engagement: What You Need to Know
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Workplace giving (which includes corporate volunteering or “Dollars for Doers” programs) is one key way companies can fire up employee engagement. As social consciousness moves firmly mainstream, social responsibility is now a greater consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with, or leave companies.   On the brink of economic recovery, attracting, retaining and motivating employees is a top of mind issue for companies in 2011.   Social good programs, including workplace giving and corporate volunteering, are a great way for businesses to connect and engage with their employees. Find out why it matters now, more than ever.

 

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Workplace giving (which includes corporate volunteering or “Dollars for Doers” programs) is one key way companies can fire up employee engagement. As social consciousness moves firmly mainstream, social responsibility is now a greater consideration in employees’ decisions to join, stay with, or leave companies.   On the brink of economic recovery, attracting, retaining and motivating employees is a top of mind issue for companies in 2011.   Social good programs, including workplace giving and corporate volunteering, are a great way for businesses to connect and engage with their employees. Find out why it matters now, more than ever.

 

Measuring the Strength of Your Volunteer Program

**This article was originally written for the VolunteerSpot blog. Be sure to check out this fantastic organization http://www.volunteerspot.com **
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When it comes to volunteering, the number of people showing up may not be the best measurement of success. The true test of your volunteering program’s strength and sustainability lies elsewhere....

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When it comes to volunteering, the number of people showing up may not be the best measurement of success. The true test of your volunteering program’s strength and sustainability lies elsewhere....

How Companies Can Use Microvolunteering to Deepen Employee Engagement - Free VolunteerMatch Webinar w/ Joseph Pigato and Jacob Colker, Sparked.com, 2/15

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Webinar Topic: Best Practices in Corporate Engagement from VolunteerMatch Solutions: What's the Deal with Micro?: How Companies Can Use Microvolunteering to Deepen Employee Engagement

Speakers: Joseph Pigato and Jacob Colker, Sparked.com

Date: Tuesday, 2/15, 2011

Time: 10AM-11AM PT / 1PM-2PM ET

Click here to register for the event

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Webinar Topic: Best Practices in Corporate Engagement from VolunteerMatch Solutions: What's the Deal with Micro?: How Companies Can Use Microvolunteering to Deepen Employee Engagement

Speakers: Joseph Pigato and Jacob Colker, Sparked.com

Date: Tuesday, 2/15, 2011

Time: 10AM-11AM PT / 1PM-2PM ET

Click here to register for the event

New Year, New Goals: 5 Resolutions for Volunteer Programs

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Who actually keeps their New Year’s resolutions? Most of us forget all about them after a few weeks.

But some things – like volunteer programs – need to have priority 52 weeks of the year.  And of you are a nonproftit manager it can be hard to find the time and resources to put your volunteer program first.

Here are some resolutions you can make now to ensure that your program is a 2011 success story, and some tools to help you along the way:

Resolution #1: Set Specific Goals and Share Them

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