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Good employees are hard to find and it's in a company's best interest to recruit and keep as many of them as possible. One of the ways to do this is ensuring your organisation is attractive to work at. Money doesn't always inspire people to be loyal to an employer -- but making them feel good about where they work can. Here's where philanthropy comes in.


Bill Gates is famous for being the founder of Microsoft, but arguably he should be even more famous for his philanthropic work. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given more than $US28 billion to projects and research designed to help the poor and needy since 2000. This is why Gates and his fellow cash-loaded geeks do it -- and why you should too.