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Employee Experience

The Employee Experience Summit Recap

Written by Ann Melinger. Last week, I had the pleasure of chairing the Advanced Learning Institute’s Employee Experience Summit here in New York. It was tremendously energizing to step away from my daily work and spend a few days with so many super-smart people who care so deeply about creating meaningful employee experiences. When you consider

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internal communications

A case for prioritizing internal communication

Written by Stacy Wilson, ABC, President, Eloquor Consulting, Inc. Companies must prioritize resources and initiatives. That is obvious. What seems less obvious to these organizations is the extent to which improved internal communication supports the success of other initiatives. Should they be prioritizing internal communication (IC) higher? History repeats itself: a client is faced with

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strategic internal health care

Why Your Organization Should Attend the Strategic Internal Communications For Health Care Conference

The Advanced Learning Institute’s (ALI) 2nd Strategic Internal Communications for Health Care takes place April 19-21 in Chicago. The conference will host successful organizations and speakers to share their experiences, hear your stories, and talk all things communication and healthcare-oriented. Aside from the excellent savings, here are some reasons why you should register for ALI’s

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Employee engagement and the power of purpose

Employee engagement and the power of purpose: why a respectful dialogue is more important than any office perks

  In the first of a two-part series, internal communications specialist David Kenny explores why a sense of purpose is so important in the workplace to foster real employee engagement. The more complex our world gets, the busier we are, the more ‘reductionist’ our perspective can become. Really easily, we can be pushed into a

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measuring value

Unsure about measuring value? Get over it! It’s where the money’s going to be. Just ask a Smashing Pumpkin

Picture Credit: @Bmorrisonphoto For far too many internal communication professionals the concept of measurement is a bit like physical activity for the deplorably lazy: they know they should do it, they know that it’s good for them, but they find it difficult so don’t do it nearly as often as they should. It’s time to

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Internal communications and the corporate newsroom

It’s time Internal Communicators thought like journalists – the corporate newsroom is on the rise.

Listening to the recent Newsweaver webinar on the Rise of the Corporate Newsroom organized by my colleague Emma Hanley was a fascinating experience, for someone who left a long career in journalism four months ago for a new role in the Internal Communications industry. Emma had organized James Curtis and Abigail Levene, directors of corporate

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intranet & digital workplace

Use your intranet properly – get a proper strategy!

Written by Tim Vaughan, Newsweaver Email, video, enterprise social networks, town hall meetings – internal communicators have never had so many platforms at their disposal than they have today. And right up there is the intranet, still challenging email for the top spot in the armory of communications. It continues to be one of the

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measure return on investment

How to measure return on investment (ROI) in Internal Communications? Is it time to ask a different question?

Written by: Tim Vaughan of Newsweaver First, that wonderful and inarguable fact that everybody involved in Internal Communications knows as well as they know their boss’s name (or should do, anyway):  companies with highly effective IC strategies are likely to outperform their industry peers by a factor of 3.5. That, by any measurement, is a

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