Impact Inspirations Blog Series

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Impact Inspirations Blog Series

We’re excited to bring you a brand new blog series Impact Inspirations, where we will be spotlighting our most inspiring skills-based volunteering projects!

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Using Skills-Based Volunteerism to Diversify STEM Leadership
Through our work developing strategic partnerships that engage business professionals to create positive community change, we see two major STEM education challenges that skilled volunteerism can help address. Last week, we wrote about how skills-based volunteerism can help build capacity within the social sector to effectively deliver STEM...
Sep 4, 2018 4:30 PM ET
As the Education World Relies More on Data, Nonprofits Need Help With the Numbers
The education world is dense with data. And all those numbers can be numbing, especially for nonprofits trying to make a difference. One day each year, Fidelity Investments invites those groups to its complex near Grapevine Lake to help make sense of it all. Data overload A hundred or so people fill a big room on Fidelity’s sprawling, 5,400-person...
May 1, 2018 9:15 AM ET
Program Spotlight: John Hancock’s Signature Skills Program
By Lauren Chasanoff, Common Impact For this month’s Impact Inspirations spotlight, we’re highlighting John Hancock’s skills-based volunteer program, Signature Skills.  Signature Skills aligns the talents and development goals of John Hancock employees with nonprofit capacity building needs. Signature Skills provides employees an...
Nov 28, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Voice from the Field: Cassie Scarano, CEO and Co-Founder, Commongood Careers
by Cassie Scarano and Common Impact 1. Do you think that there’s a “talent gap” in the nonprofit sector?  If so, what’s the nature of it?  If not, why do you think there’s a misconception in the field?  I haven’t seen a gap with the supply of talent, but rather increased competition for candidates....
Sep 27, 2016 11:30 AM ET
Program Spotlight: New Pathways for Youth
Program Spotlight: New Pathways for Youth by Marlo Apple and Common Impact We're excited to highlight an inspiring project...
Sep 22, 2016 11:00 AM ET