The Importance of Happiness Analytics

Posted Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by Verified Volunteers Staff

At one point or another in your career you’re going to ask yourself, “Am I happy?” I think about this question a lot – perhaps it’s because I’m part of the Millennial generation, or perhaps it’s because I strive to live the best life I can and happiness is a non-negotiable part of that equation. But, I’m not just asking myself if I’m happy, I’m thinking about the happiness of my team – are they fulfilled with their job? Is there anything I can do to be a better mentor? Are they happy? How can I make them happier?

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Case Study: REACH

Posted Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by Verified Volunteers Staff

REACH does big things on a very, very small budget (just under $129,000 in 2015). The organization has only two full-time employees and a small office that’s overflowing with new and donated books. With limited resources, Leslie Clarridge, REACH’s Volunteer & Program Coordinator, is responsible for recruiting and managing over 200 local read-aloud volunteers. The volunteer application and onboarding process had been a time-consuming, manual, and paper-based system for many years. Click on the image below to read how REACH switched to Verified Volunteers – and saved time for both the organization and its volunteers – in the complete case study (pdf format).

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