General

Natural Allies: Aligning HR Communications

Ed Kamrin is the Communications Manager for Corporate Citizenship at McKesson Corporation and is one of the speakers for the 2nd Annual Aligning HR & Internal Communications —West conference. Kamrin will be speaking on how McKesson aligned their HR and communications strategies to build a corporate responsibility program that connects employees to the business’ mission.

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mission vision values matter

The Real Reason Why Your Company’s Mission, Vision & Values Matter

For a young, or rapidly growing company, the need to articulate their Mission, Vision and Values is even more urgent. Taking a beat to think about your culture and values may seem like a luxury, but the most successful companies know that there are some very real reasons why this matters to their business.

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Internal Communications

The Definitive Report: SocialChorus’ 2019 Internal Communicator Index

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., an independent market research organization with an active proprietary global panel of over 2 million respondents, we

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Seven Employee Engagement Resolutions for 2019

The research on employee engagement supports what most of us already know intuitively: employees are more engaged when employers value their contributions and communicate that value in specific, visible ways. Engagement matters because engaged employees are more productive workers. Companies with successful engagement strategies enjoy 33% higher profits and 51% lower turnover rates. If higher

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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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