Human Resources

Do you want to improve internal buy-in for major change initiatives?

Do you want to improve internal buy-in for major change initiatives?

Written by Allan Steinmetz of Inward Strategic Consulting Do you want to improve internal buy-in for major change initiatives? Start socializing your ideas internally. I often get asked the question, “What is the biggest obstacle for gaining acceptance for internal change?” The answer is simple. Socialize your ideas and let your colleagues contribute to the

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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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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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Want Engagement? Help Employees Find Their Voice

By Richard Regan, GovLoop. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development defines employee voice as the means by which employees communicate their views on employment and organizational matters to their leadership. It is the most direct and effective way to ensure the grassroots part of the organization has just as must say in the organization

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What to Tell Employees About Robots Taking Their Jobs

By Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin, Tribe Inc. First the good news: A recent Forrester report estimates that automation will create about 15 million jobs over the next decade. Now the bad: the same report says it will also eliminate 25 million jobs. It’s reasonable for employees to feel some anxiety about the prospects of automation in

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What do you call your hourly or non-desk employees?

By Hannah Beasley, Red e App. What you call your employees is indicative of how you perceive them, which is an indicator of how you treat them, speak to them, and prioritize them. “It’s not what you look at that matters; it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau When you look at your employees, what do

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employee experience

How Employee Experience Can Help Increase Employee Engagement

By Amanda McClay, Tribe, Inc. Employee experience is getting a lot of attention in the internal communications world lately. One reason may be that we continue to see studies indicating lower employee engagement, which means less motivated employees, lower retention rates and poor company performance. Companies are struggling for an answer and don’t know where

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5 Ways to Recognize the Employees Who Do the Real Work of the Company

Written by Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin, Tribe Inc. Giving visibility to leadership is important. People want to see the faces and know the humans behind the titles at the top of the org chart. But it can be even more powerful to give visibility to the people in the rest of the organization. Unwittingly, internal communications

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These Two Words Will Boost Your Employee Engagement

Written by Pi Wen Looi, Principal, Novacrea. Our employee survey results consistently show that one of the things employees crave most is acknowledgement and appreciation. The simplest way to acknowledge employees’ contributions is to say thank you, yet this is often overlooked. The following sample employee comments are common feedback we see in our surveys:

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