Human Resources

Written by Sara McGuire, Content Editor at Venngage infographics. How nerve-wracking is starting a new job? Even if you have years of experience in your field, entering into an new environment is intimidating. There’s new people to get to know, new dynamics to understand, and new processes to learn. As an HR professional, you’re probably always looking for ways to

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Written by Sarah Slattery, part of the design team at Newsweaver, originally published on the Newsweaver blog on October 17, 2016. Design Tips for Internal Email Communication While content may be king – a poorly designed email newsletter template can confuse the message and defeat your campaign goals. A well-built custom template can be used over and over again to

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Written by Swilson, originally published on the Eloquor Consulting Blog, October 24, 2016. In the past several weeks I’ve facilitated two interactive workshops, one at ALI’s Internal Communications for Health Care and another at IABC’s Southern Region Conference. Both were designed to help corporate communicators think differently about the employees’ digital workplace. So much is what we see, or just think we

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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 lately – larger, more established

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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 is. It can be overwhelming

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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 more likely to trust information

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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 your mind. You learned a

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Is our strange fascination for mobile games and augmented reality something we are authentically pursuing as disciplined consumers — or are we actually being consumed? We like to think we’re disciplined consumers but if we don’t find time to unplug and look around, we may wake up and realize we’ve become victims of an extremely addictive and lucrative game. Pokémon GO has

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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 Pokémon. As you gained experience,

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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 team needs to be able

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