Talent Acquisition in the 21st Century and the Role of CSR


By James D. Burbank

It would take far too much time and text to even try to tackle the complex subject of talent acquisition through the ages.

It is, however, safe to say that there have always been certain industries where aggressive and structured talent acquisition has been a must. There have always been jobs only a limited number of people could do and many employers wanted to get them on board.

Proud to be a Promethean: Inside Prometheus Real Estate Group’s Volunteer Program


We noticed our client Prometheus Real Estate Group doing some pretty incredible stuff with their volunteer program (known as Our Front POrCH), including their annual “POrCH Challenge”. So, we caught up with Savannah Van Voorhis, Reputation & Cause Marketing Manager at Prometheus and asked her to share what makes Our Front POrCH shine. 

Here’s what she had to say.

How to Make Volunteering Work for All Your Employees [Webinar]


Sam likes to volunteer with his hands. It gives his mind a break from his mentally demanding job. Jasmine prefers to use her specialized coding skills to volunteer. Otherwise, she feels her time volunteering is misspent. And Lena wants an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues she doesn’t see every day, and a chance to chat with the new faces around the office.

Crewmembers Earn Free Travel for Charity of Their Choice


“Meeting like-minded and caring individuals across our network not only creates relationships but makes me proud to work at JetBlue!

—Kevin Dong, Flight Ops Analyst, JetBlue

Solidarity is critical to the way we work. It not only feels great to support each other and to volunteer in the community, it also helps us to serve our customers better.

Why Employee Volunteering Is About More Than Team-Building


Team-building is a great reason to volunteer. Employees who volunteer together have the opportunity to form closer bonds. At larger companies, a corporate volunteer event might be an employees’ first interaction with a co-worker from a different team or department.

But that’s only part of the equation.

Mid-Year Conference Update: Where You’ll Find VolunteerMatch


2017 is well upon us, and VolunteerMatch has been on the move!

With exciting new visions for the coming year, we’re looking forward to being where you are and to share our plans with you! That’s why we’re telling you about a few events where we can meet you, hear how things are going in your world, and have a conversation about how we might be able to help you achieve your program goals.

Video: Bring Out the Leaders in Your Employees


Your employees crave opportunities that help them pursue their interests, while building both hard and soft skills. So, why should you care?

Inspire Your Volunteers With These 18 Famous Quotes


We hope you’re ready for National Volunteer Week (4/23 - 4/29)! Here at VolunteerMatch, we’re eager to celebrate #NVW2017 by honoring the volunteers and people who make volunteering possible — you!

In today’s post, we’re highlighting ways to inspire your volunteers — through bite-sized, inspirational quotes you can share with your networks to encourage them to get out and volunteer. Here are some of our favorites.

How to Unlock Your Employees’ Leadership Potential with Your Volunteer Program


Giving people opportunities to pursue their interests is key to driving employee engagement. According to Gallup, engaged organizations see a 3.9x earnings per share (EPS) growth rate compared to organizations with lower engagement in the same industry.

How do you develop engaged leaders among your employees? One effective way is through a top-notch employee volunteer program.

We teamed up with our partners at Causecast for a free webinar to share: 

Innovative Your CSR at this Workplace Giving Conference


Amidst this time of political tumult, emotions are running high and companies are caught in the crossfire. For corporate social responsibility (CSR) and HR managers, it can be difficult to understand how to leverage volunteer and giving programs in ways that respond to current events without being overly reactive to them.


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