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Blue collar or white collar — does what you wear to work really matter?

By Hannah Beasley, Non-Desk Matters. A few years ago, I visited a manufacturing plant that was just over a year old. In a historically difficult industry, the leadership at this plant wanted to implement new and innovative strategies for increasing productivity and improving the culture. Older facilities producing similar outputs had struggled for decades with

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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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Workplace by Facebook: The Internal Communications Game Changer

By Stephen Waddington, Partner and Chief Engagement Officer, Ketchum. Technology has the potential to deliver huge communication and productivity benefits within an organisation but it won’t change how we work. That takes people. The intersection of internal communication and social media within an organisation is a good place to study human behaviour. The return on

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Importance of Communicating the Company Story

By Tribe Inc. Every company has a good story to build on. Some may think they don’t, but when you dig deep into the process that resulted in your organization’s current level of success, you realize there are important moments people can relate to and empathize with. It’s these singular moments that bring uniqueness to

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What Healthcare Marketers Need to Know About Millennials

By Anne Carrie, Gravity Digital. According to the US Census Bureau, Millennials (ages 18-34) are now the nation’s largest generation, having surpassed the baby boomers (51-69). This so-called “drive-thru” generation has grown up using smartphones, going to Starbucks, and ordering Netflix from their Ipads. It is the age of on-demand, and there is the expectation

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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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Collaborating For a Better Constituent Experience

By Francesca El-Attrash, Granicus Blog. Collaboration is a common theme in government today because it can increase employee productivity, improve communication, enhance resource sharing and even cut costs. But in a drive to achieve these results, many collaboration projects forget the ultimate objective of government: serving citizens. Too often, collaboration efforts improve internal operations while

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