Business That Makes a Difference Frederick MD

For small businesses, being a good citizen makes good business sense. Your own community is where visibility and reputation matter the most--and because you live and work there, you have a vested interest in seeing your community and neighbors thrive in Frederick.

Jet Computer Service Inc
(301) 596-0014
8775 Cloudleap Court # 223
Columbia, MD
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Management Consultants, Business Services, Computer Systems Consultants and Designers

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SFI LLC
(410) 988-2913
103 East 25th Street
Baltimore, MD
 
Hobby Development Group
(443) 394-3912
4 Park Ctr Ct Ste 203
Owings Mills, MD

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Turnbaugh Solutions Consulting
(410) 243-0742
4409 Falls Bridge Drive
Baltimore, MD
 
Xpress Business Solutions Consulting
(800) 705-4026
7909 Belle Point Dr
Greenbelt, MD
 
Tower Management Inc
(410) 532-8505
5601 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD

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L P Media
(410) 466-2250
3603 Fairview Ave
Baltimore, MD

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Synergy Tech Consulting Inc
(410) 536-9976
1720 Sulphur Spring Rd
Halethorpe, MD

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AdviCoach
(443) 292-4180
2216 Hunt Valley Way
Gambrills, MD
 
Franco Construction Services, Inc.
(410) 771-4589
16334 Yeoho Road
Sparks, MD
 
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Business That Makes a Difference

Financial benchmarks are no longer the only means of measuring the success of a business. Shared values and causes can attract customers, and a philosophy of doing good boosts team morale.

For small businesses, being a good citizen makes good business sense. Your own community is where visibility and reputation matter the most—and because you live and work there, you have a vested interest in seeing your community and neighbors thrive.

Hiring from within the community, buying from area businesses, incorporating green business practices, and providing opportunities to young people such as internships and job shadowing are great ways to make a difference. Giving back also can come in the form of donations or providing goods or services at cost—but even better is getting out there and having hands-on involvement.

Many Fortune 500 companies use volunteering to support their reputation, morale and skill-development goals, according to research by Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship. “Service sabbaticals” and “team-building volunteering” are becoming common ways these businesses serve communities and themselves.

Several experts actually claim that incorporating volunteering into the corporate culture is the management tool of the 21st century.

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