education, Volunteer Experience

Volunteer to Impact Children’s Literacy

Reading Partners is an organization dedicated to ensuring that children are able to read at grade-level, which leads to success in other areas of their lives. With only one-third of U.S. fourth graders being able to read proficiently, the organization recognizes the need to take action through individualized, one-on-one tutoring sessions to set students up for success. In this Q&A,…

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company culture, employee-driven enagement

4 Qualities of a Great Workplace

Every company leader wants to cultivate a culture with that “something special” — that perfect combination of factors to keep employees enthusiastic and engaged. But what components create a truly great place to work? In today’s work environment, there’s a great deal of discussion about what actually makes one workplace better than another, and what factors keep employees happy to…

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corporate social responsibility, team building activities

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & How Does it Benefit Companies?

Corporate social responsibility, commonly referred to as CSR, has been a growing trend over the past decade. Perhaps surprisingly, those most interested in corporate citizenship aren’t the small, socially-minded startups selling eco-conscious wares — but medium to large companies, including giants like Google to Wells Fargo. So what is corporate social responsibility, exactly? Why are companies increasingly interested in it,…

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company culture, diversity & inclusion, Women's Empowerment

5 Ways to Improve Gender Equality in the Workplace

The year might be 2019, but we still have a long way to go in ensuring gender equality in the workplace. While we have made significant strides in spreading awareness, the gap between men and women in the workplace remains. It manifests itself in different ways — but most prominently through the pay gap. A CNBC report shows that the…

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Climate Change, sustainability

How to Shop for Work-Friendly Sustainable Fashion

While not many of us may consider climate change while shopping for clothes, it is a grim reality that the fashion industry contributes to 8% of the total carbon output – more than all international airline flights and maritime shipping trips combined! That’s a lot, and consumer culture is the fuel. Though there is a growing sustainable fashion movement, eco-friendly…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven enagement, team building activities, Wellness

Yoga at Work: Support Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Abuse

Exhale to Inhale is an extraordinary nonprofit based in NYC that brings unique, trauma-informed yoga classes to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Through Visit.org, they now offer in-office yoga experiences for a cause. Founded in 2013 by Zoë LePage, this nonprofit was built on the fact that yoga is more than just a form of exercise; it serves as…

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corporate social responsibility, team building activities, Women's Empowerment

How to Empower Women in the Workplace

As more businesses take part in improving gender equality, as well as diversity and inclusion, it becomes imperative that women are empowered in the workplace. This means offering women positions, giving women the freedom and agency to learn new skills and become self-possessed leaders, and creating a safe, accepting environment for women to work in. While many things go into…

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corporate social responsibility, diversity & inclusion, employee-driven enagement

5 Things Gen Z Look For in a Job

Look out! The first wave of Gen Z has graduated college this year and is entering the workforce. As digital natives born between the years 1997 and 2012, Gen Z grew up with the internet and the ability to monetize an online presence. This generation is made up of tech experts and natural entrepreneurs. They are bringing new forms of…

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corporate social responsibility, education, new york, Volunteer Experience

Back to School: How Your Company Can Support NYC Children’s Education

Looking for ways that your company can give back to New York City? Support those who are the future of it! The new school year is just around the corner, and there are so many ways that corporate teams can support the NYC students from challenging backgrounds. Whether it is through exposing students to your career field or enhancing hallways…

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corporate social responsibility, employee-driven enagement

CSR & Employee Engagement: Q&A with Visit.org COO Gal Leibovich

Gal Leibovich is the co-founder and COO of Visit.org, a SaaS platform that offers employee-driven corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities that benefit nonprofits. With experience that ranges from overseeing soldier rooms in the Israeli army, to becoming the head of US operations for Gett in its startup years, Gal has proven to be uniquely skilled in creating efficient, effective workflows…

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