A thumb's up for volunteer work


Corporates are realising the pay-offs of supporting employee volunteerism.

Ramanand (name changed) got a job on campus that brought him to Mumbai. The move also took him away from things that had enriched his school and college life.

What he missed most was teaching children at an orphanage back home. Luckily, he was introduced to one in Dharavi, where he started spending his Saturdays. When assigned to a project that demanded his presence in office on Saturdays, he placed a request to finish the same working overtime on weekdays, which was denied. Ramanand moved — to an employer who believed in Employee Supported Volunteering (ESV).......Read More

Source: Business Line


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