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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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work place

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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HR engagement

Cultivate Engagement

Written by Mark Tarallo, Senior Editor, ASIS International. Each day, pollsters at the Gallup company monitor the upticks and downticks of America’s pulse. They track large-scale indicators like the country’s unemployment rate, the citizenry’s economic confidence, and the president’s approval rating. But among these tracked statistics at Daily lies a less publicized marker: what

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Three Ideas to Catapult Employee Engagement

Written by Jill Christensen. In my book, If Not You, Who? Cracking the Code of Employee Disengagement, I put forth a four-step process to re-engage employees, which serves as the foundation for your culture: hire people whose personal values align with your company’s values, align individual goals to the CEO’s goals, create a two-way communication culture,

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Employee Engagement: At What Price?

By,Sharon McInotsh, President of And Then Communications. This article was originally published on the And Then Communication’s blog. I live for employee engagement. I believe in employee empowerment and left my corporate job to devote my life and business to it. Defined, employee engagement is the emotional commitment to the organization and its goals, resulting in discretionary

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Employee Experience


By,Gregg Apirian, the managing director at Vignette, a full-service employee experience agency. This article was originally published on the Vignette blog. If there’s one thing 2016 has made clear, it’s that we’re experiencing change in our personal and professional lives more rapidly now than we ever have in our lifetime. From recent election results to our full tilt

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