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Motorola Mobility makes a strong case for corporate volunteerism

April 21, 2017

This week in our Techweek Gives campaign, we caught up with Monica Hauser, foundation manager for Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company.

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Techweek's CEO on transforming the tech talent pipeline

April 19, 2017

You may know Techweek as a series of technology conferences in cities across the country. Really, it's so much more than that. 

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How will you celebrate National Volunteer Week?

April 18, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

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5 fun ways to increase employee engagement in corporate giving

April 17, 2017

We know what you're thinking: Isn't the level of fun in our photo a little extreme? Not necessarily. Your employees are passionate people. If you get them engaged in corporate giving, anything is possible.  

Look beyond the basics with your campaign and determine what you can coordinate to build sustainable involvement in your corporate giving efforts. We've got a few ideas to get you started. 

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Why kCura pulls out all the stops when it comes to giving back

April 12, 2017

One of the things we love about the work we do is we get to meet the most passionate leaders in the community. This week, we caught-up with Colleen Smith, Community Engagement Specialist for kCura, which makes the e-discovery platform Relativity and has become a leader in corporate philanthropy in Chicago. 

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Want to boost employee giving? Try some friendly competition

April 11, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

As we head into the fourth week of Techweek Gives, we thought we’d share some tips to help your organization increase employee giving and move up the leaderboard. One of the most common problems when it comes to workplace giving is employee engagement; if your employees aren’t willing to participate, then your giving efforts will quickly lose steam.

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Why Giving IQ is a critical component of your company’s CSR efforts

April 10, 2017

Effectively reporting your organization’s corporate social responsibility efforts is an important component to adding value to a triple bottom line: people, planet and profits — or your social, environmental and financial impact.

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5 things you should look for in a corporate giving tool

April 10, 2017

If you are considering a corporate giving tool for your employee or workplace campaigns, it can be difficult to cut through the various technologies out there and determine which solution is best for your organization. The first step is to think through the outcomes you’re driving for in your campaign. Are you looking for long-term employee engagement or a finite campaign? Are you aligning your campaign to one cause or several? Are you measuring a company match? What about volunteer hours?

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3 reasons why youth mentoring partnerships are a win-win for your business

April 04, 2017

Content courtesy of Walker Sands Communications, a Techweek Gives sponsor organization. 

Now in our third week of the first-ever Techweek Gives campaign, the competition is starting to heat up. Each week, we’ll be sharing some new ideas to help your organization move up on the leaderboard. This week, we’re taking a closer look at youth mentoring and how participating in mentorship initiatives can not only benefit the community but your business as well.

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The simple shift that could help you get more out of your corporate giving

March 28, 2017

In the Wall Street Journal this past weekend, Harvard Business School Professor Michael Norton offered some advice on how companies can get more out of their corporate giving programs. And when HBS professors talk, we’re inclined to listen.

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