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The Definitive Report: SocialChorus’ 2019 Internal Communicator Index

Originally published on SocialChorus If you read only one communications report this year, make it this one. We wanted to understand the current state of employee communications. What are today’s biggest challenges? How do budgets compare to just a few years ago? What are the most pressing concerns from CEOs? Partnering with Branded Research Inc.,

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Empirical Data on Why Intranets Fail

Written by: Simpplr Research Intranets have been failing for years. In many ways, the industry has evolved and re-created itself, yet many of the same challenges from 25 years ago persist today. We conducted an extensive research project to gain insight into why intranets fail. This research provides Simpplr, as a solution provider, a deeper

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How can you prevent internal communications from leaking externally?

Written by: Kyla Sims, Bananatag Transparency. Authenticity. Inclusion. Why do words that symbolize really awesome things make internal communicators and employees roll their eyes so far back in their head they may just get stuck like that? Is it that they are overused? Or is it that organizations are saying they value one thing and

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Developing Leadership Skills – Part 2

Written by: Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, AdminUniverse Previously we explored the first two Leadership Fundamentals; Communication and Motivation – but there’s more! To fully engage your Administrative Leadership Role, we have a few more skills on the checklist. Whether you already have a firm grasp on these or you are just diving in, you should

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Developing Leadership Skills – Part 1

Written by: Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, AdminUniverse For most Administrative Professionals, leadership skills do not flawlessly develop overnight. They are collected and refined over time. In this two-part blog series, I will explore the Top 5 Leadership Skills needed to improve both resume development and role effectiveness. Communication Communicating as a leader is a magical

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Live streams gone wrong

Written by: Carl Rutman, Brightcove The world of live streaming is a little bit like the Wild West—an unpredictable frontier where the only law is Murphy’s Law. Between me and Brightcove’s two video pros, we’ve had our fair share of live streaming mistakes, but if you learn from our experience, maybe things can go a

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Keep Remote Employees Engaged With Strategic Internal Communications

Written by: PoliteMail Software According to Gallup, 43 percent of American employees work remotely at least some of the time. As the workforce becomes increasingly dispersed, internal communicators need to adjust accordingly. How can you keep remote employees engaged, involved and connected to your company? Taylor Morrison, a homebuilding company with 1800 dispersed employees, determined

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How to Craft a Story With Your Internal Communications Data

Written by: Charong Chow, SocialChorus When you present your internal communications findings to the executive team, are you crafting compelling stories that incorporate data? Storytelling and data make a great match. Without storytelling, your data are just raw numbers and some survey results. Storytelling adds context to data when you present to your organization; it

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