Volunteer Program Is a Springboard for Career Advancement
- What is networking really, and are you doing enough of it? // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;10/21/2011, p7
The article discusses aspects of networking citing types of networking such as participating in events, volunteering in the community and taking charge of an association or group, as well as tips on how to introduce oneself.
- The Top Ten Things You Should Do to Get Your First Job (or a New One). Chase, Stephanie // OLA Quarterly;Winter2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p5
The article presents suggestions on how to be more competitive in acquiring a professional library position. These include applying for an internship, being a volunteer and networking. The importance of learning about the culture of the place where one works and knowing the organization's hiring...
- Womenï¿½s Voluntary Organizations in Canada: Bridgers, Bonders, or Both? Foster, Mary K.; Meinhard, Agnes G. // Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organiz;Jun2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p143
Using a sample of 645 voluntary organizations in Canada, this study explores the differences between womenï¿½s voluntary organizations and gender-neutral organizations in their propensity to form a bridging or a bonding interorganizational relationship. The results suggest that not only do...
- Enhancing Volunteer Retention in Community Development in Singapore. Wee, Elijah X. M.; Vasoo, S. // Social Development Issues;2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p1
This article examines the issue of volunteer retention in a community service setting in Singapore. Factors examined included personal variables, attitudes toward organizations, and motivations to volunteer. A triangulated research design comprising both qualitative and quantitative approaches...
- Social Computing Technologies: Supporting Volunteer Bridge-Building Work? Mook, Laurie // E-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteerism Commu;Apr2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, Special section p1
The article looks into how social media can be utilized as a bridge between volunteer organizations and society. According to the 4th Annual Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report, social networking was used for various reasons but not for volunteer management. The findings of a 2012...
- Volunteering positively impacts company bottom line. Auer, Tonie // Fort Worth Business Press;10/13/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 25, p8
Focuses on benefits that companies derive from encouraging employees to volunteer in the community. Experiences of employees who have become volunteers; Description of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.'s structured volunteer program.
- Employee volunteerism. Wyeth, Julia; Thomson, Paul // Canadian Business Review;Summer95, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p48
Cites the initiative being undertaken by the Canadian Centre for Business in the Community to update and expand existing information on employee volunteerism through a national study of community volunteer activities. Identification of benefits that employee volunteerism provides to companies;...
- 8 signs you work with a deadbeat. // Administrative Professional Today;Jun2011, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p8
The article presents eight signs of being a deadbeat employee which include irrelevant voluntarism, refusal to accept employment as a two-way proposal and traducement of employer in public.
- What does it take to excel? Connolly, Peggy // Corporate Citizen Magazine;Apr2010, Issue 4, p2
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including "A tough job get easier," about a study on successful employee volunteering programs, "The question at hand," which tells how companies can use a simple tool to help...