How Aussie Retail Leaders Are Building Better Cultures Through Volunteerism

How Aussie retail leaders are building better cultures through volunteerism

Working from home, competitive remuneration, equity in the workplace and genuine recognition are just some of the trends employees are looking for out of their workplace.

Another impactful yet rarely discussed trend is how workplaces can help employees fulfil personal goals like giving back. 

Across society, volunteering has been stagnant or trending slightly downward in recent years. In the corporate world, however, it has been on the rise. In fact, paid time off for volunteering is one of the few employee benefits that has increased significantly over the past five years.

The benefits of a well-established volunteer program are clear: They boost productivity, increase employee engagement, and improve hiring and retention, to name just a few. In fact, 81 per cent of millennials believe the corporations they work for should practice good Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and community engagement, but too often, firms’ programs fall short. (Galaxy Digital)

In this article, we’ll explore how volunteering programs can assist in building the above benefits. As well as a surefire way you and your team can gain so much more from one stand-out charity contribution hitting Australia for the first time ever.

This article was originally published for Inside FMCG. Hit the link to access the full article

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