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Shaping Employee Experience

14-Sep-2018 2:12:12 PM / by Caleb Dow

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Similar to the way your customer experience is shaped by the interactions a customer has with your company, an employee experience is the journey an employee takes throughout their time with your company. Employee experience is shaped by every single interaction that occurs between the employee and the company — from recruiting to onboarding, training, growth, rewards, and exiting. Just like we design a customer experience, companies need to be intentional about how they design employee experience along the employee lifecycle.

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Achieving Your Goals With Porpoise

4-Sep-2018 11:49:00 AM / by Caleb Dow

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Everybody sets goals, thats the easy part. The hard part is putting in the work to achieve those goals (Think new years resolutions). Other things take priority, we procrastinate, and sometimes, we just give up because of the amount of work involved in achieving the goal. 

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Why Your Employees Aren’t Using Their Allotted Volunteer Hours

20-Aug-2018 10:43:00 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Employee Engagement, Volunteering

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This is one of the most common challenges our clients face before working with us at Porpoise. HR and program managers often tell us that they aren’t seeing high enough participation rates within their volunteer initiatives. We have a few reasons why their programs might not be working, and we even have a solution!

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Purpose at Work

16-Aug-2018 10:29:00 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Corporate Social Responsibility

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In recent years, corporate social responsibility has become a more common focus for organizations.
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The Power of Story

9-Aug-2018 3:40:41 PM / by Caleb Dow posted in Corporate Social Responsibility

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People love a good story. Although facts and figures are essential components of reporting in business, they fall short when it comes time to sharing impact and results with internal and external stakeholders. The best way to share information is through storytelling. Stories are better than data on its own because they invoke an emotional response. Sometimes stories can be powerful enough to spur people to take action, causing people to devote their time and even entire lives to create change or impact in some area. Stories have so much more substance than a set of facts or a spreadsheet of data. 

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The Role Businesses Play in Tackling The SDG's

7-Aug-2018 10:17:00 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Volunteering, Corporate Social Responsibility

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About The Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals were developed by the UN as the first set of goals to completely transform civilization as we know it for the better. These goals represent 17 areas with a target to achieve them by 2030. This is no small task, but it can be done if millions of people and organizations band together to participate and engage in activities that work toward one or a set of the goals.

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How You Can Take Your Volunteer Program To The Next Level

2-Aug-2018 10:11:00 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Volunteering, Corporate Social Responsibility

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Having a volunteer program is an investment, and it comes with an array of benefits. In many cases, volunteering and community investment programs are employee generated initiatives that grow organically. For these programs to have the impact that they are capable of generating, they need to be managed properly. There are a handful of challenges associated with managing volunteer programs, but they can be overcome through a combination of technology and strategy.

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Elements Of The Top Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

31-Jul-2018 10:06:00 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Corporate Social Responsibility

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1. Start With a Purpose

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Doing Business & Doing Good

27-Jul-2018 9:51:06 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee Engagement, Volunteering

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I’ve been following Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff for quite some time. I’ve always been fascinated by his level of foresight and leadership. Benioff is an innovator in every sense of the word. When he founded Salesforce, selling software online was unheard of, as was selling software on a subscription basis. In other words, he completely disrupted the traditional software industry.

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Why Every Company Should Share Their CSR Stories on Social Media

26-Jul-2018 9:23:59 AM / by Caleb Dow posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Volunteering, Employee Engagement

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Consumer trust is lower than ever, and their expectations have never been higher. With no shortage of inauthentic cause marketing campaigns in circulation it can be difficult to cut through the noise. One of the best ways to gain consumer trust and loyalty is by sharing employee generated Corporate Responsibility content. Put it this way: it’s okay to brag about the great things your employees are doing in the community on behalf of your organization. Here’s why:

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