Human Resources

What the heck is an EVP?

Written by Ann Melinger, originally published on the Brilliant Ink Blog, August 26,2016.   What is an EVP? Okay, before you read the headline and think, “Come on, Ann, you’re supposed to be an employee engagement expert. Shouldn’t you know what an EVP is??” – let me clarify. We’ve been hearing a LOT about EVPs

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How to use Your Intranet for Successful Employee Onboarding

This article was originally published on the Intranet Connections blog, September 6, 2016.  Starting a new job can be stressful, whether it be new graduates just starting out, or experienced individuals starting a different job. You don’t know anybody, you don’t know where the lunch room is, where the water cooler is, or even where the bathroom

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What’s missing from employee advocacy

Written by Chuck Gose in ICology. Employee advocacy is a popular topic in internal communication circles. And rightfully so. It makes a lot of business and marketing sense for companies to encourage employees to use their own social networks to share company news and information. All kinds of data point to the notion that we’re

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5 Insights That Will Make Your Next Employee Event A Success

Written by  Mike Lepis, Co-Founder and  Creative Director of Vignette Have you ever attended a memorable corporate event? Something where they just ‘got everything right’? Where experience, content, culture, and community all come together. The venue was great, the location was inspirational, speakers were focused and passionate, your guest speaker not only entertained but blew

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Pokémon Go Revolutionizes Mobile Gaming And Augmented Reality

Written by: Matt Manning, Inward Strategic Consulting In 1996, Nintendo released a role-playing game for their handheld Game Boy system called Pokémon, short for “pocket monsters”. In this game, “trainers” explored a world filled with animal-like characters called Pokémon. The goal was to catch Pokémon in a ball, and then train them by battling other

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4 storytelling tips for better internal communications

4 storytelling tips for better internal communications

Written by Andrea Nazarian in Connected Companies Want better internal communications at your place of work? Start telling stories. Here are four ways to quickly bring your content to life with impact, variety, and colour. 1. Make publishing content easy You need to make publishing content simple and straightforward for everyone at your company. Your

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5 Trends for Talent Acquisition in 2016

Written by: Miriam Dushane  As we head into 2016, I believe that most employers – whether hiring in local markets or nationally – will experience increased difficulty in recruiting. This challenge will be driven mainly by a growing demand for high-quality candidates across all levels and types of positions. Everyone involved in hiring will need

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Make Content Your First Priority in a Digital Workplace Launch

Make Content Your First Priority in a Digital Workplace Launch

By Stacy Wilson, ABC Eloquor Consulting, Inc. It was just four weeks before their scheduled launch and our client’s project lead hadn’t made any progress on wrangling thousands of pieces of content for a new HR site on their digital workplace. How would they be ready for launch? It’s a classic example of why you

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Trending in Talent Acquisition: Video

Video is undoubtedly a hot trend in almost every area of business, and that includes recruiting and talent acquisition. This versatile tool has the ability to portray an image or communicate an idea that might not be impactful if shared in written form. And, thanks to the increasing popularity of video, communicating visually through video

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