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To remember Dave MacKay: Inspire one, they’ll inspire a movement

By: Zain Jaffery, Application Support Manager, Ceridian

It was September 12th and I was walking on the streets of Toronto with a few colleagues *queue rap music*. We were all smiling, sharing stories about our families and learning about each other, what makes each other tick and laugh and well, be human. We were part of a large group gathered together to raise awareness, money, and to walk for the people we cared for that had battled cancer in one way or another. This is the OneWalk to Conquer Cancer that Ceridian Cares walkers participate in every year, in 2016 we surpassed our fundraising goal raising over $20,000Read more

Sharing the Love: Employee Giving Campaign Tips from #CeridianCares

By Kelly Allder, VP of People Programs, Ceridian

In 2016, we celebrated our 10th anniversary of running an employee giving campaign. It was incredible to be able to use the momentum from previous years to drive one of our most successful campaigns. Our people and organization raised over $800 thousand dollars for charity and donated nearly 1000 hours of volunteer time! As the Executive Director of Ceridian Cares (our Canadian charity) and the ambassador for our giving back activities in the United States, I am so proud to lead a team this dedicated to giving back. Read more

Looking to Spread Some Holiday Cheer at Work? Spend Doesn’t Equal Value!

By Dalia Stopnicki, Director of Events and Awareness, Ceridian

With employee engagement always front of mind, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to spread some happiness during the holiday season. It’s a great time to give thanks, reconnect and have a little fun with your colleagues.  The great news is that spend doesn’t equal value – with some thoughtful gestures and engaging activities your people can head home for the holidays feeling the love.

Here is a list of suggestions for spreading those good vibes at work: Read more

Hawaii National Bank for #CeridianCXDay: Creating an effective social responsibility program

We dedicate this day, #CeridianCXDay to each and every Ceridian customer. Learn how we’re celebrating our annual Customer Experience (CX) Day in yesterday’s blog!

By: Derek Kanehira, VP and Director of Human Resources at Hawaii National Bank

Did you know that 79% of candidates prefer to work for a company that is socially responsible? The difficulty for companies is that even after social programs are implemented, it can be quite challenging to ensure employees remain engaged. Hawaii National Bank has found some effective strategies for creating an enduring social responsibility program Read more

2 reasons why it’s important to give back at work

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About to get a pie in the face for charity!

By Kelly Allder, VP of HR Programs, Ceridian

Fall is slowly making its way into our lives.  The temperature has dropped, baseball wild-card conversations have begun, my neighbors’ front doors are decorated with colorful wreaths, and Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations have appeared in Wal-Mart and Michaels Craft Stores.  All of a sudden my flip flops seem out of place.

This time of year also brings Ceridian’s Annual Fundraising Campaigns – in support of our own Ceridian Cares charity in Canada and the United Way in the US. Read more

Attract and retain top talent with a culture of giving – 3 tips from Ceridian Cares

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By Sook Convery, Operations Manager for Ceridian Cares, Ceridian

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that corporate social responsibility programs can have a strong influence on workplace culture. 

Employees today want to support meaningful causes. In fact, America’s Charities found 68 percent of employers report their employees expected them to support volunteer efforts. This is especially true of millennials, the country’s largest generational cohort, many of whom are poised to take leadership positions. For most of Generation Y, corporate social responsibility is crucial – 82 percent of them consider this when deciding whether to accept a job. Job satisfaction, or even the appeal of open positions to new applicants, is directly tied to the volunteer work that organizations engage in regularly.  Read more

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