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The Results Are In: How Companies Give Back to the Community

In June, we asked our readers how their companies give back to the community, and with 26% of the votes, the most popular way to give back is through “donations to charitable organizations.” “Food/blood/clothing drives” and  “sponsoring local charitable events” came in second with 17% each. The other results were as follows: Organized, company-wide volunteer […]

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Infographic: 6 Examples of Shockingly Great Customer Service

For most consumers, the customer service experience they receive often informs their opinion of a company and its products. That’s why it’s vitally important to ensure you create a customer-first mentality among your consumer-facing team. Check out this infographic from American Express OPEN Forum for six examples of great customer service from some of the […]

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How Volunteering Improves Your Employees’ Performance

Whether you send a team of employees to help build a home with Habitat for Humanity or sort canned goods at an area food bank, your employee volunteer program makes a difference in your community and underlines your commitment to corporate social responsibility. The strongest return, however, might be in your workplace. Research shows that […]

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Question of the Month: How Is Your Career Path Different From What You Envisioned?

Just like the continuously changing tides, our career paths ebb and flow in a similar form—ever changing with certain fluidity. Many who set out after college or trade school had a specific vision of what they wanted their careers to look like, but ended up in a completely different industry. Maybe you really did mean […]

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