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Volunteering is good for business...

The forgood story continues... Here's some insight into our business model... Volunteer programmes are good for business A happy and engaged employee equals good business for the company they work for. Research indicates that companies with high levels of employee engagement enjoy a significant increase in productivity and general well being, which leads to increased profitability and stability for their company. So what does it take to engage your workforce and ensure a positive sentiment towards your business? “Business is changing. It’s being shaped by a more consciously aware generation that wants to have a positive impact on society,” says Andy Hadfield, CEO of online social platform forgood ( ). “Millennials especially want the purpose of business to include addressing problems in society and they want to feel that they are making a difference to the world around them.” According to Mind the Gaps: The 2015 Deloitte Millennial Study , the Millennia

forgood is HIRING: Valley Style Product / Project Manager Hybrid [MID LEVEL]

LOCATION: JOHANNESBURG  Forgood connects people to Causes. We’re building and running THE technology platform for the social sector in South Africa – and eventually other developing markets. Our dream is to reinvent the social sector – make it more efficient, effective and help corporates point their CSI power in the right direction. We want to create real change by taking our simple concept of creating value through social interactions (we’re like online dating for people that want to do good) – and getting it to serious scale. We’re a proudly “for profit” – and believe in making money and saving the world at the same time. Our primary business model is to sell a customised white-label version of our platform into corporates as a tool to run their employee volunteering programmes. We need a Product / Project Manager to love, hug, cuddle and beat our product into a constantly improving state. You’ll be in charge of technical project management, product desi