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...

Creating Real Value through Higher Purpose

Creating Real Value through Higher Purpose

A Q&A with Bruce Pfau, Partner, Human Capital Strategy and Culture Transformation at KPMG What do employee engagement, talent attraction and retention, and workforce productivity have in common? They are often shared pain points for business leaders regardless of...

Get the Governance Right – It Matters!

Get the Governance Right – It Matters!

Can clearly identify its work and its role for a particular nonprofit at any point in time. Is comprised of people who bring the relevant skills, expertise, diversity, networks and passion to get the job done. Doesn’t just happen. It requires a tremendous amount of...

Investing in Purpose Drives Employee, Company & Community Forward

Investing in Purpose Drives Employee, Company & Community Forward

Employee Engagement Insights from Bill Priemer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyland, creator of OnBase Hyland is a local software company, celebrating 25 years in business. We’ve grown from a handful of people on the West side to over 2,200 employees...

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