Human Resources

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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HR & IC

Aligning HR & Communications for a Better Employee Experience: Conference Roundup

This past May, ALI Conferences hosted our 2nd Annual Aligning HR & Internal Communications Conference in Times Square, New York City. Communicators and HR professionals from across the country came together to discuss their biggest challenges, strategies, and practical solutions for aligning their company’s communication for a better employee experience. Attendees Biggest Challenges: Shaping company

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How HR Can Use Performance Reviews to Help the Whole Company

It’s not hard to understand why an increasing number of companies are choosing to do away with annual performance reviews: according to one study, over 94 percent of employees would prefer their manager address feedback in real time rather then wait until the end of the year. But annual performance reviews aren’t all bad. Formal ratings provide a

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Creating a transparent organization

Why transparency is important For the past 22 years Habanero has been on a quest to become more transparent with our employees. And for good reason—transparency is directly related to employee happiness. In fact, according to 7 Vital Trends Disrupting Today’s Workplace*, management transparency is the top factor when determining employee happiness. One tried and

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How Westar Reaches Deskless Workers With Their Branded App

Written by: Charong Chow, SocialChorus Modern communications are more than just email blasts.  In our last installment, Shel Holtz of FIR was talking with Jana Dawson, Director of Corporate Communications, and Jaycee Breese, Corporate Communications Representative, at Westar Energy in Kansas City, Missouri. They were discussing the difficulties of reaching over 2,400 employees out in

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 2/3 of Organizations Now Use New Internal Communications Technologies

A new study released at the Engage16 annual workforce communications conference last week revealed that 2 out of 3 corporations are investing in employee communications technology. What took them so long? Every CIO and internal communications professional we speak with complain that getting employees to read internal communications has been extremely difficult for a number of years. Studies

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Hack the Experience

  At ALI’s recent Strategic Internal Communications Conference in San Francisco, we tackled one of the greatest challenges facing companies today – how to create an outstanding experience from the very first moment employees connect with your company. Here were our challenges: #1: The Job Hunt How can we communicate our unique employee experience in a

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