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Allison McGuire
Works at Walc
Attended Boston University
Lives in New York, NY
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Love being featured on +LinkedIn's Talent Blog! Check it out. 
Recruiting and retaining Generation Y employees is serious business. The cost of their turnover is high — replacing one employee of this generation is $24,000 on average. Given that Millennials will comprise the majority of the world’s workforce in 10 years, if there was ever a time to pay attention
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New post! Learn how purpose + connection + control = resilience | via +Edelman's goodpurpose blog. 
Mashable's Social Good Summit was chock full of lessons applicable to social good all-stars, companies dedicated to innovative CSR, and creative nonprofits.
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+Becca Lustgarten is famous. My family gets to see her brilliance at South Coast Rep in Death of a Salesman. #win
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+Kate Olsen shows you how creating a culture of giving means increased productivity, reduced costs, and increased communications. via +Network for Good 
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+Kate Olsen explains how companies engage in social good campaigns.
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I love how creative they are! #winning   #Millennials  
TMI works with organizations to navigate the nexus of youth technology and social change. It also teaches your grandma to do that Facebook thing.
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Please watch this. I guarantee it'll make your day better. 
It certainly says something about the state of Hollywood today that a three minute ad produced at a fraction of the cost of most movies is more moving and poignant than almost anything the big studios have to offer.
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Interesting! Thanks to +Kate Olsen for the share.
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For Momentum covers +Katya Andresen's guide to cause marketing!
Use these key study findings to incorporate behavioral science to your advantage when developing your cause marketing and communication strategies.
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Work
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Making the world walkable.
Employment
  • Walc
    Co-Founder & CEO, 2015 - present
    www.walc.me
  • SketchFactor
    Co-Founder & CEO, 2014 - 2015
  • Network for Good
    Marketing, Business Development, 2012 - 2014
  • National Security Network & ProgressiveCongress.org
    Program Director, 2010 - 2012
  • U.S. House of Representatives | Foreign Affairs Committee | Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
    Senior Democratic Fellow, 2010 - 2010
  • Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
    Intern - Domestic Team, 2009 - 2010
  • UK Parliament | House of Commons | MP Karen Buck's Office
    Intern/Parliamentary Assistant, 2008 - 2008
  • ServiceNation
    Educational Campaign Coordinator, 2008 - 2009
  • MassEquality
    Canvasser, 2005 - 2007
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New York, NY
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Washington, DC - London, UK - Boston, MA - Los Angeles, CA
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Recovering actor. Anglophile. NY-er for now, Californian at heart.
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The 3 Job Aspects That Will Attract and Keep Millennials at Your Company
talent.linkedin.com

Recruiting and retaining Generation Y employees is serious business. The cost of their turnover is high — replacing one employee of this gen

The Resilience Equation: Social Good Summit Lesson
purpose.edelman.com

Mashable's Social Good Summit was chock full of lessons applicable to social good all-stars, companies dedicated to innovative CSR, and crea

Happiness and Money: How Much Do You REALLY Need To Be Happy?
www.good.co

What is the relationship between happiness and money? Can a good salary make you happy? According to research, yes - but only to a certain e

How to Make Employees Care? Show How Your Company Cares
www.linkedin.com

Which of the following is more motivating?a. A bonus you spend on yourself b. A bonus you spend on someone elseAnd the answer is…. b, accord

Launching a social good campaign? Here's your content strategy | The Con...
contently.com

Corporate philanthropy has taken on new life through digital media, but having a smart content development plan for a social good campaign i

The Brain Science behind Giving - Edelman goodpurpose
purpose.edelman.com

Humans are inherently empathetic. Our brains are hardwired to relate to other people’s experiences.

Network for Good Aids Victims of Oklahoma Tornadoes
www.sfgate.com

In the wake of the severe storms and tornadoes devastating Moore, Oklahoma and the Midwest, Network for Good launches giving responses with

Millennials are doing it, and so should you: More than one million Linke...
blog.linkedin.com

Oh to be a millennial, they’re never spooked by new technology, they’re savvy consumers, and they’re do-gooders! Not surprising, of the one

My Best Mistake: Faking Homemade Cupcakes, Not Leaning In
www.linkedin.com

Eight years ago, I found myself scraping the tops off store-bought cupcakes in my kitchen at one in the morning. I was replacing the obvious

Plus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will Prevail
www.fastcompany.com

Remember when Google Plus “flopped"? Well, it didn’t. In fact, it was, and still is, just part of Google’s plan-- but everyone (including th

Network for Good
plus.google.com

Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services for nonprofits.

Dove releases a "rogue" PhotoShop action
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Not sure what it accomplished, but at least it's an interesting and novel idea. http://youtu.be/m0JF4QxPpvM Hat tip +Rosa Golijan #HolyKaw

Mantras for a Horrible Week - Words to Get You to Friday - Oprah.com
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You thought mantras were goofy. Then you had the week you're having now, and suddenly you could use a few magic words to get you through.

Happy Birthday Armchair Advocates! 5 Birthday Treats for Social Good
www.huffingtonpost.com

One year ago we started Armchair Advocates with the goal of providing smart nuggets of knowledge to better help you use social media to achi

Putting Peer Pressure to Work for Your Cause
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In an often-cited study by psychologist Robert Cialdini, various placard messages were tested in hotels that were seeking to be more environ

The 21 day challenge - no phone in the company of others
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As I sat in the back of a taxi rushing from one appointment to another this week… quick to check my phone for messages as soon as I jumped i

Why you are smarter on the weekend
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At the end of the week, do you ever feel like you are waking up from a crazy dream? Do things suddenly start to make sense again?Maybe it's