The Secrets of Engaging Millennials - #3BLChat


3BL Media’s recent Twitter chat focused 60 minutes of crowd sourced knowledge sharing with guest expert Chris Jarvis (@RealizedWorth) unearthed a treasure trove of resources and leadership examples.

A priority theme for many HR (and CSR) professionals, especially those in technology related industries, the conversation covered the range of sub-topics from recruitment, productivity, retention and communications. There is obviously a growing overlap between HR and CSR in general, but Millennial engagement is probably the strongest focal point, and for good business reasons.

Big Demands and High Expectations: What Generation Y Wants from Business, Government, and the Future Workplace

Press Release

DAVOS, SwitzerlandJan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Big demands and high expectations summarize the results of this year's Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited's (DTTL) third annual Millennial Survey released today.  Across the globe, 70 percent of tomorrow's future leaders might 'reject' what business as traditionally organized has to offer, preferring to work independently through digital means in the future.

2013 Cone Communications Social Impact Study Webinar


Join Cone Communications for a FREE webinar on October 16, 2013, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. EDT, to discuss the findings of the 2013 Cone Communications Social Impact Study.

Financial Literacy in the Classroom: Staying Ahead of the Curve


By: Shannon Schuyler, PwC Corporate Responsibility Leader

By 2020, Millennials – the 80 million babies born between 1977 and 2001 – will comprise 50% of the global workforce (Source: PwC). In a perfect world, most if not all of these young adults would have a firm grasp on sound financial management: how to use online banking tools to manage their accounts, make (and stay on) a budget, manage credit card debt, pay for a car loan, etc.

And The Survey Says...

America’s Charities latest research report “Snapshot” – hums a tune we sing loudly

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.

Give Me 5 Minutes & I'll Tell You How To Give Your Employees What They Want


“Work is simply something to be endured.”  Right?  BIZZZT – wrong! 
The average American spends 9 hours, 12 minutes, and 36 seconds ‘Working & Commuting’ on an average workday (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).  So it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that people want their work – that thing to which they dedicate so many of their waking hours – to mean something.  They want to make an impact on the causes they care about and work for employers who are equally as committed.

Workplace Giving Gets a Makeover, According to New Report That Examines Digital and Generational Changes

Report Provides Employers with Trends and Best Practices on International Corporate Philanthropy Day
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - You might call it Workplace Giving, Version 2.0, according to a new trends report about the changes taking place for the once staid initiatives to connect employees to the non-profit sector. The report, released on this International Corporate Philanthropy Day, highlights how digital technology is allowing employees to get more involved than ever before.

Nonprofits Engaging Millennials:’s Study and Its Real-Life Parallels


In my previous blog post about nonprofits and economic downturns, one recommendation for volunteer engagement was to look outside of the typical generations to which your nonprofit appeals.


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