Four things to consider before sending employee volunteers abroad

Volunteer experiences in developing countries for employees can create enormous value for the communities the volunteers serve. It can also increase employee skills and, ultimately, their performance and job satisfaction. Well-planned overseas placements–often termed International Corporate Volunteering (ICV) – often develop: Adaptability, resilience, innovation – Striving to attain results in a short time frame in Continue Reading

Corporate community investment drives key business outcomes

NVW Blog Series – Part 3 To mark National Volunteer Week, Great Place to Work®, Volunteer Canada and the Corporate Council on Volunteering have collaborated to conduct a comprehensive research study on the impact corporate community investment has on employee engagement. This ground breaking Canadian-based research comes at the same time as the release of Great Continue Reading

CSR and Human Resources Collaboration for Employee Engagement

In the most recent ChangeMakers@Work webinar, presenters Valerie Chort, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and Deenah Patel, Senior Director, Employee Experience (HR) at RBC and Norma Kraay, Managing Partner of Talent and Sarah Chapman, Director, Corporate Responsibility at Deloitte Canada shared how their CSR and HR departments work collaboratively to ensure dynamic community engagement programs that Continue Reading