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by PoliteMail Software | Feb 20, 2019 | In the past five years, workplace messaging platforms (also referred to as chat apps) have become increasingly popular. In fact, messaging platforms have acquired millions of active daily users in the past five years. In addition to traditional email, many businesses use workplace chat apps like Microsoft Teams, Slack and Flock for

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It’s probably no coincidence that while a reported 87% of today’s workforce still typically receives company information via an intranet (in addition to email or in-person), it’s that exact same number who say that they’re unengaged with their jobs. According to a 2018 Gallup poll, “a staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged.” Could it be that these are

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Creating inspiring and impactful internal communication that connects with your audience does not happen by accident or chance. Careful thought and strategy need to go into the creation of compelling communication that yields business results and desired outcomes. Surely that is stating the obvious. But is that what really happens in most organizations? Are we designing impactful campaigns and creating

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7 Takeaways For Internal Communications From Our Most Popular Content In 2018 By Charong Chow   What topics did your fellow internal communications professionals find interesting, entertaining, and useful in 2018? We reviewed our team’s content metrics and KPIs to uncover which among our blog posts, guides, and eBooks was most popular. Here are the top seven pieces of content

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By Charong Chow Social Chorus The champagne’s popped and the Time’s Square ball drop is over. Now it’s time to plan for a great new year. How To Create Your Employee Communications Plan January is a fantastic time to invest in your internal communications plan, especially if it hasn’t been updated for some time. You may want to reexamine your

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The research on employee engagement supports what most of us already know intuitively: employees are more engaged when employers value their contributions and communicate that value in specific, visible ways. Engagement matters because engaged employees are more productive workers. Companies with successful engagement strategies enjoy 33% higher profits and 51% lower turnover rates. If higher workforce engagement is one of

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Why transparency is important For the past 22 years Habanero has been on a quest to become more transparent with our employees. And for good reason—transparency is directly related to employee happiness. In fact, according to 7 Vital Trends Disrupting Today’s Workplace*, management transparency is the top factor when determining employee happiness. One tried and tested transparency strategy—Open Books So

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We all know it, communication is the key. But it’s not always so simple! Conveying your corporate vision to all your collaborators can be a difficult task. Take a look to learn how an intranet can help you. 5 Ways to Transmit Corporate Vision through an Intranet Follow these 5 steps to build you corporate vision.  Successfully transmit it to

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Written by: Carl Rutman, Brightcove The world of live streaming is a little bit like the Wild West—an unpredictable frontier where the only law is Murphy’s Law. Between me and Brightcove’s two video pros, we’ve had our fair share of live streaming mistakes, but if you learn from our experience, maybe things can go a little more smoothly for you.

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Written by: PoliteMail Software Communicating with employees is  an increasingly vital role for top executives in organizations of all sizes. The problem is not all senior leaders recognize this. While executives often take an active role in external communications with the media and business communities, they tend to delegate internal communications or underestimate the value of having professional communications advisors

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