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How Paying Your Employees to Volunteer Can Reap You Rewards
Posted By Yuka Yoneda On November 18, 2010 @ 5:56 pm In social responsibility | No Comments
When you think about what kinds of things attract great employees to your company, competitive salaries and a generous benefits package are probably the first thing that come to mind. But did you know that a 2006 survey of 1,800 13-to-25-year-olds found that 79 percent want to work for a company that cares about how it affects or contributes to society? (Wall Street Journal ) Many smart businesses are recognizing their workers’ desire to volunteer , and are even paying them while they take time off to do so. And while footing the bill to let employees go work for someone else may seem counter-productive, it’s actually paying off big time for many employers. Read on to see the benefits they’re reaping while promoting volunteerism .
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 smart businesses are recognizing their workers’ desire to volunteer: http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/lifestyle/article/paying-your-employees-to-volunteer-can-reap-big-rewards-beth-shea
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