Retreats are becoming more and more popular as vacationers look to grow and develop themselves both personally and professionally. As Seneca said, "Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind."
The physical change in location can facilitate an internal change in perspective. I know when I travel, I'm always more open to things. This can be especially helpful when contemplating a career shift and is why career exploration retreats can be particularly beneficial.
Employees are the lifeblood of your company. Recruiting top talent is key, but employees have taken the wheel in this changing landscape where turnover rates are increasing. Thus, finding ways to retain your employees is now more important than ever.
We are happy to partner with Common Impact, organization that connects corporate volunteers to non-profits so that together they can solve complex community challenges. With nearly 20 years of experience in developing skills-based volunteer programs, Common Impact knows a thing or two about how to best use volunteerism for professional development and social good. Common Impact has shared with us two useful tools to unlock and maximize your skill-based volunteering experience:
Now companies can team up with Venture with Impact to create customized programs for employee engagement and retention.
New ideas are necessary to attract and retain good talent. Socially responsible employee benefit programs and team retreats can be an attractive solution to this problem, which any company can implement. The keyword is: Skills-based Volunteering.