The world is hungry for Corporate Social Responsibility

The world is hungry for Corporate Social Responsibility

Connecting businesses with nonprofits is at the crux of BVU’s work, and these trends reflect the rising engagement by corporations and their people in their communities. While it’s enriching for the employee, it’s great for the corporation, too.

Medical Mutual Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight

Medical Mutual Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight

At Medical Mutual we strive to embody a culture of service. As a company dedicated to our Ohio customers and employers, we have a responsibility to support the local communities where we live and work. When businesses help those in need, we strengthen our...

Investing In Purpose Drives Employees, Company & Community Forward

Investing In Purpose Drives Employees, Company & Community Forward

  Hyland has grown from a handful of people on the West Side to over 2,200 employees across the globe. We have a decidedly people-centric culture that supports a growing business in a dynamic and changing industry. We can't grow and stay one step ahead without a fully...

Celebrating 25 Years

Celebrating 25 Years

  BVU is celebrating 25 years of engaging businesses and nonprofits to work together to strengthen Northeast Ohio! On behalf of the Board and Staff, thank you to the businesses, nonprofits, foundations, and volunteers in Northeast Ohio for your many years...

Be a Superhero – Think Pro Bono

Post by BVU Staff:  Judy Tobin, Director, Leadership Development It is the start of the day and time to make all that magic happen again. You know that you do great work, you are appreciated and you actually enjoy your job, but at times you may, as we all...

Has Employee Engagement Reached an Impasse?

Has Employee Engagement Reached an Impasse?

Annual Gallup Poll Results Reveal Employee Engagement Remains Stagnant Employee engagement has certainly been a hot topic as of late. And, for good reason. As businesses and organizations look for new ways to do good and do well, focusing on creating an engaged and...

Advancing Your Career through Volunteerism

Part One: Networking There is an old saying that goes, “it’s not what you know, but who you know.” In today’s job market this saying holds true. Networking is essential to not only finding a job, but for career advancement. Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to...

World’s Top Employers: Google, Apple… Unilever?

World’s Top Employers: Google, Apple… Unilever?

How Unilever Took Over the “Best Places to Work” Conversation In a worldwide survey on sought-after employers conducted by LinkedIn, Unilever, founded in 1930 after the merger of a Dutch margarine producer and a British soap maker, landed a coveted top three position,...

Unlocking Employee Passion to Drive Results

Unlocking Employee Passion to Drive Results

A Q&A with David Humphrey, CEO of Ohio Desk Community Engagement is an increasingly popular buzzword among the C-suite. Top talent view a company’s commitment to doing good in addition to doing well as a prerequisite when they evaluate potential landing spots....

Nonprofit Board Member Recruitment 101

Post by BVU Staff:  Julie Clark, Sr. Director, Leadership Programs The February 28th issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured an article titled, “Nonprofits Go All Out to Find and Recruit Stronger Board Members.”  In the article, a number of tips are suggested...

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