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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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Communication skills are critical to being an effective leader, but they are seldom the reason people are promoted to leadership positions. Even the most personable and engaging leaders can benefit from knowing more about how to strategically use communications to advance their ideas or align their people around a common goal and drive them to action on behalf of the

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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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Written by: Charong Chow, Social Chorus Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. In 2019, you can bet technology and tools will provide new opportunities (both big and small) to streamline, enhance, and improve your work. Here are the top six HR technology trends for all

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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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It’s not hard to understand why an increasing number of companies are choosing to do away with annual performance reviews: according to one study, over 94 percent of employees would prefer their manager address feedback in real time rather then wait until the end of the year. But annual performance reviews aren’t all bad. Formal ratings provide a macro-view of performance and engagement

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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: Tim Vaughan, Poppulo Just when you thought you had everything under control, the bottom falls out. Employees are leaving, are disengaged—even engaging in open rebellion. Here are six reasons your change program might not be working—and how you can turn it around. It has been widely reported that 70% of change projects fail. According to Priya Bates, an

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