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challenges internal communicators face

5 challenges internal communicators face

As the role of internal communicators continues to evolve and more tools and technologies become available, businesses are being faced with new challenges each and every day. Recognizing and understanding the challenges is the first step in finding the right solutions. (And it doesn’t hurt to know you’re not alone! We’re all facing the same

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10 trends in digital internal communications

10 Trends: Digital internal communications

With new tools and technologies constantly being introduced, internal communicators have the difficult job of deciding what’s the right fit for their organization. “How can we leverage an app to integrate gamification into our enterprise and boost productivity?” “We’re small…do we really need an intranet?” “What format and platform should we use for our new

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The future of internal communications

The future of internal communications

Is your organization ready for the future of internal communications? Social, video, mobile, Intranets, wearables, BYOD, gamification, ESN, applification, Vlogs…This is only a small sampling of the latest and greatest technologies and trends in internal communications. Internal communications are evolving and we have to evolve with it. Why? If we don’t embrace new technologies to

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Creating company culture that motivates and inspires your workforce

How to create a company culture that motivates and inspires your workforce

Imagine bringing your brand to life through inspired and engaged employees who understand your organization’s vision. Create a company culture that motivates and inspires your workforce and you will have highly engaged employees that can deliver your brand promise to your customers every day. But the question persists: how does an organization cultivate a company

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Connecting Employees_Engage Employees

How to connect & engage employees

An effective way of engaging employees is by connecting them to their work’s purpose. But how do we connect them to their work’s purpose? 1) Communicate your brand to employees – Internal brand activation requires a strategic plan to communicate with employees. Activating the brand internally is very similar to an external brand launch. The

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Employee Engagement_Where to start

Employee Engagement: Where to start

When building a company culture that cultivates employee engagement, there is only one place to start: at the top. Senior management is responsible for not only building but also communicating the organization’s vision. Coincidentally, the workforces’ perception of senior management can actually impact employee engagement. In order to strategically build an engaged workforce and positive

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Employee Engagement strategy

4 reasons why your organization needs an employee engagement strategy

The importance of employee engagement continues to grow. However, with only 30% of U.S. workers actively engaged at work, there is a problem staring us right in the face. How do we cultivate employee engagement? When it comes to keeping employees engaged, organizations sometimes resort to higher pay and more perks. But those are tactics

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become more productive at work

5 brain tricks to become more productive at work

By: Jim Wexler Gamification Forum Chairperson Founder, Experiences Unlimited @JimWexler   The brain tends to procrastinate delaying productivity altogether. Here are some tips to “trick” the brain and help with productivity. (Learning and performance improvement are core topics at the Gamification Forum in New York in October) Make sure to breakdown and divide tasks into

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intranet where to start

Intranet: Where to start

Although the concept of intranets has been around for a while now, the platforms and technologies available continue to evolve. Some companies are still preparing to implement their first intranet. While other companies have an intranet, but might be due for a refresh. The sheer number of intranet platforms and customization options can be overwhelming.

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Intranet User Adoption

How to drive user adoption of your intranet

  If you build it, will they come? User adoption of an intranet can be a constant struggle in some organizations. For various reasons, some employees choose not to use the intranet. It can become neglected and outdated quickly, which makes the platform less valuable and drives user adoption down even further. But, there are

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