"To prosper over time," Laurence Fink, CEO of BlackRock, once wrote in a public letter, "every company must not only deliver financial performance but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society." Employee volunteer programs help you align with your corporate vision by offering such opportunities to your employees and nonprofit partners. Thoughtful planning and execution are essential to having an impact on company culture and making a difference for your team and in your community
Will we need more or less office space as companies ask people to come back to the office this year? Will employers negotiate smaller, cheaper digs after having made their peace with employees working from home more often, or will square footage be necessary to give workers safe distancing space? Will we say goodbye to open floor plans and hello to enclosed offices and even — gasp! — cubicles?