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New Survey Says Job Seekers Value Employers’ Charitable Activities

charityWhen you’re looking for a new job, what tops the list of priorities? Salary? Location? Responsibilities? All of the above?

According to a new OfficeTeam survey, charitable activities rank high on the list in job seekers’ eyes. That is, more than four in 10 professionals surveyed mentioned an organization’s participation in charitable endeavors is at least somewhat a factor in their decision to pursue employment there.

Robert Hosking, executive director at OfficeTeam, explains, “Not all professionals care about working for employers that have philanthropy programs, but many individuals do appreciate companies that share their values and give back to the community.” Read more

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3 Reasons to Volunteer & Become More Efficient at Work

It feels like we were literally just celebrating the new year, right? February is right around the corner and we literally just discovered that January is National Thank You Month.

Well, according to Tracy Packiam Alloway, Ph.D., director of the Center for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan at the University of Stirling, UK, there are a few  reasons why we should give back to the community by showing thanks.  Read more