Value of Nonprofit Board Service for Companies and Their Employees

Connection Cafe

The findings show that this form of high level, high impact volunteering is an effective pathway for companies to achieve their goals in advancing diversity and inclusion, developing human capital for innovation, and fostering economic development and achieving the U.N. Relevance to companies.

Ideal Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Company Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Leadership

Eight Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

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NEW: LinkedIn Company Updates

Connection Cafe

Today LinkedIn announced the availability of company page status updates. As you might suspect, this works much in the same way you would personally post a LinkedIn status update or the way you would post a Facebook company status update. Author: Cheryl Black.

Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. ————– ( photo credit ).

Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

What Best Companies Do

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some of the things the companies often ranked as " best companies " by leading industry magazines do to attract and retain employees. But, they all can only happen when there's strong leadership at the company's helm.

Fast Company: Two Reasons Why You Keep Making Mediocre Hires

Amy Sample Ward

We all want to be able to say something similar, and we want “tremendous” to mean many things: right for our company, contributing to a diverse team, passionate about our mission or project, and more. ” >> Visit Fast Company to read my latest post in full. “‘I made a tremendous hire recently,’ a colleague recently told me. I couldn’t remember the last time I heard that type of remark.

Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving

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Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving : Lots of companies make charitable contributions each year, with varying methods of determining where to allocate the funds. A new Facebook app called CharityVote allows companies to involve their customers and other Facebook fans in these decisions. Companies determine the amount they want to donate and create a contest involving five of their favorite charities.

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Hugh Evans | Fast Company | Business Innovation

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Hugh Evans | Fast Company | Business Innovation : A decade later, in 2008--after volunteering in India with Mother Teresa''s Missionaries of Charity and raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for not-for-profits--Evans founded the Global Poverty Project (GPP), an insanely optimistic effort to help the world''s needy.

Eight Guidelines For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

The Stelter Company :: Social By Stelter Resources

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The Stelter Company :: Social By Stelter Resources : Social by Stelter Resources Case Studies The George Washington University Read how Social by Stelter created a month-long social campaign to enhance GWU''s 2012 Alumni Weekend. This campaign helped build momentum for the event while creating a virtual experience for those unable to attend in person. Download PDF

The Value of Company-Supported Nonprofit Board Service for Nonprofits and Communities

Connection Cafe

The findings show that this form of high level, high impact volunteering is an effective pathway for companies to achieve their goals in advancing diversity and inclusion, and developing human capital for innovation, in addition to fostering economic development and achieving the U.N.

Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

As I’ve mentioned before , there seems to be a misguided notion of “company culture” floating around that has more to do with a dress code and whether or not there’s a ping pong table in the office than it does with hiring practices, staff expectations and mission statements.

4 Keys to Engaging Employees in Your Company’s Matching Gifts Program

Connection Cafe

The portfolio of programs my colleagues from other companies and I craft and offer fellow employees are meant to teach, to provide opportunities to engage with others and to be stepping stones on individualized paths toward good. The company invests financially but puts the decision about where the funds go in the hands of employees. Your people give, the company’s money follows, and everyone involved wins (person, nonprofit, company).

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One Company. One Mission.

Connection Cafe

As a unified company with a common mission, we will make multi-channel supporter engagement a reality at a faster pace than either of us could have achieved separately. Author: Gene Austin. Today we embark on our next journey: Convio and Blackbaud together – united to reach new heights. We are excited. We are dedicated. We are committed to delivering the very best products and services in the market.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Corporate Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Policies

Gaithersburg company helps Rockville nonprofit recycle computers -- Gazette.Net

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Gaithersburg company helps Rockville nonprofit recycle computers -- Gazette.Net : "ockville nonprofit Project Reboot, which provides inexpensive refurbished computers to those in need, is giving the gift of technology with the help from area donations, including a recent partnership with" ''via Blog this

Five Tips For Writing Company Policies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Bob Nelson Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy.

The Company We Keep

Beaconfire Wire

Here at Beaconfire, we’re honored to work side by side with some of the biggest brands in the non profit, mission driven and cause based world.

When Service Design Meets the Connected Company

SocialFish

You know how I love anything by Dave Gray , author of the Connected Company. When service design meets the connected company from Dave Gray. Leap: Dave Gray Wants to Help You Connect with His New Book, The Connected Company. MUST WATCH] The Connected Company.

Five Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

Meet The Geeks: The D.C. Tech Corps's Leading Edge | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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Tech Corps's Leading Edge | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : 'via Blog this Meet The Geeks: The D.C.

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5 Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Policies Writing Policies

Open Access: How A Nonprofit Is Giving Techies Without Tuition Their Shot | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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Open Access: How A Nonprofit Is Giving Techies Without Tuition Their Shot | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : 'via Blog this

Facebook Turns 12 Today, And Here's How It's Celebrating | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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Facebook Turns 12 Today, And Here's How It's Celebrating | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : "t’s a bit crazy when you think about it, but Facebook is 12 years old today. Twelve years on, Facebook has become the largest social media company ever. On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched his fledgling social media site at Harvard. And the rest, as they say, is history. It influences myriad aspects of our lives and recently passed a billion active users each day." 'via

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

The History of Social Networking | Fast Company

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The History of Social Networking | Fast Company: "n case you hadn't heard, social networking is big. Sites like Facebook and Twitter dominate the tech news sites with every move they make getting attention. How much are they worth? Who's using them now? What changes are coming? As with everything, social networking has a history

The Three Rules Of Exceptional Companies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Using 45 years of data from more than 25,000 companies , Deloitte Consulting says that 174 exceptional companies stood out from the rest of the pack (344 statistically qualified as "exceptional"). Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Exceptional Companies Leadership Sales

Fast Company: The CEO’s Guide To Building Diverse Teams (And Keeping Them That Way)

Amy Sample Ward

” >> Visit Fast Company to read my latest post in full. “By now there’s little disagreement, at least in principle, about the value of diversity, and there’s plenty of great conversation out there about how to make more diverse hires. But working with organizations of all sizes, I still see little real understanding about how to organize internally in order to benefit from diversity.

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Google Grants $775,000 To Code2040, A Nonprofit Fostering Diversity In Tech | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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Google Grants $775,000 To Code2040, A Nonprofit Fostering Diversity In Tech | Fast Company | Business + Innovation : ''via Blog this

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Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com

AFP Blog

Companies with a mission mix profits, charity - KansasCity.com : Or so says Dale Knoop, co-founder of RAZ Mobile, an Overland Park startup that just launched a new smart phone app that he believes will revolutionize how churches, charities and other non profit organizations raise funds.

Medical Surplus Alliance Connects With Guatemalan Hospital With Help From Boulder Based Software Company & Acclaimed Photographer

VisionLink

Acclaimed photographer and visual engineer, Ben Von Wong, is working with Avencera Partners, VisionLink, Inc. and the MedSurplus Alliance to create a groundbreaking video for an upcoming social media fundraising campaign. Medical Bridges, a Houston based Medical Surplus Recovery Organization and their Guatemalan partners Amigos Pro Obras Sociales organized the difficult and complex film settings that included hospitals, clinics, patient homes and the surrounding community.

White House Summit Promotes Pro Bono Service: Connecting Companies with Nonprofits for the Sake of Social Good

Connection Cafe

And the topic is one of my favorites – pro bono service or, in layperson’s terms, how employees at companies large and small give their time and professional talents to help nonprofits thrive. In fact, more than half of the companies that have taken the pro bono pledge are small businesses.

Seven Elements That Make For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Company Culture Cultures Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Jason Burby Leadership Shane AtchisonYou'll learn a lot about marketing from the book, Does it Work? , by Shane Atchison and Jason Burby.

Technology news,?events,?jobs,?and?company?profiles - Techvibes.com

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Technology news,events,jobs,andcompanyprofiles - Techvibes.com : We learned this morning that Salesforce was "decimating" Radian6's marketing and social community departments. According to a source familiar with the matter, people from the vice-president level down are facing layoffs "left and right" today at Radian6, which Salesforce acquired for more than $300 million last year

Has Pepsi's Refresh Project Been Compromised By Cheaters? | Fast Company

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Fast Company: "All is not well with the Pepsi Refresh Project, an online cause marketing campaign that allows participants to vote on where the company donates its cash. Has Pepsi's Refresh Project Been Compromised By Cheaters? Nonprofit groups vying for funding from the campaign are now claiming that manipulated results have propelled recent winners to the top.The Refresh Project has been a

As Sandy Became #Sandy, Emergency Services Got Social | Fast Company

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As Sandy Became #Sandy, Emergency Services Got Social | Fast Company : As New Yorkers took to Twitter to voice concerns, request aid, and offer real-time help, organizations were--more than ever before--there and ready to respond on their native platforms.