Posts By: Erin Sherwood

Keeping Remote Employees Connected

Written by By Ted Sapountzis, VP Marketing, Simpplr Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, bringing with them an affinity for technology and very specific expectations for work/life balance. While some innovative companies have offered flexibility when, where, and how employees do their work for several years now, millennial-friendly workplaces weren’t mainstream until

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6 Signs Your Company Is Ready for a Digital Workplace

6 Signs Your Company Is Ready for a Digital Workplace

Written By Ted Sapountzis, VP Marketing, Simpplr More and more companies are making the transformation from a standard office to an efficient digital workplace led by the latest technology. While initially, mostly larger companies saw the demand to create a digital workspace, the advancement and cost-effectiveness of digital technology have paved the way for even

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Disrupting the Function of IC – A Global Perspective

Disrupting the Function of IC – A Global Perspective 

By Lise Michaud, Founder of IC Kollectif The internal communication profession faces turbulent times and the role of IC practitioners may well be at a turning point. Caught between multiple increasing challenges brought about by the impact of technology, the convergence and integration of communication disciplines and over-riding agendas like employee engagement and advocacy, the

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Is employee happiness the key to a better customer experience?

Is employee happiness the key to a better customer experience?

Written by StaffConnect founder and CEO, Bulent Osman The recent article from Lord Price Employee happiness is the key to a fairer and more prosperous society refers to the “John Lewis happiness principle” and has got me thinking about the connection between employee happiness and the impact it has on the customer journey. We all know that

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Employee engagement and the power of purpose

Employee engagement and the power of purpose: why a respectful dialogue is more important than any office perks

  In the first of a two-part series, internal communications specialist David Kenny explores why a sense of purpose is so important in the workplace to foster real employee engagement. The more complex our world gets, the busier we are, the more ‘reductionist’ our perspective can become. Really easily, we can be pushed into a

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measuring value

Unsure about measuring value? Get over it! It’s where the money’s going to be. Just ask a Smashing Pumpkin

Picture Credit: @Bmorrisonphoto For far too many internal communication professionals the concept of measurement is a bit like physical activity for the deplorably lazy: they know they should do it, they know that it’s good for them, but they find it difficult so don’t do it nearly as often as they should. It’s time to

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Internal communications and the corporate newsroom

It’s time Internal Communicators thought like journalists – the corporate newsroom is on the rise.

Listening to the recent Newsweaver webinar on the Rise of the Corporate Newsroom organized by my colleague Emma Hanley was a fascinating experience, for someone who left a long career in journalism four months ago for a new role in the Internal Communications industry. Emma had organized James Curtis and Abigail Levene, directors of corporate

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