Communications

There has been a seismic shift in the workforce in early 2020. Most office buildings have partially closed. A majority of employees are now working from out of their homes, and thoughts are trending towards permanently staying that way. The workplace culture you used to have is now attempting to be recreated over video calls. But is hosting a virtual

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The COVID-19 global pandemic forces us all to accommodate an inordinate amount of change. For many of us, everything from our basic safety to hygiene habits to where we eat has changed in recent days and weeks. Along with all that, many of us have had to make significant changes to how we work. These changes provoke a crisis of

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ALI Conferences announces new ALI Star of the Month ALI Conferences is thrilled to say that we have a number of speakers, hosts, and attendees who have loved our virtual and in-person conferences, and who continue to attend year-after-year to learn new, updated insights and strategies on employee experience, communications, human resources, and more. To thank these Conference Community members,

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Crisis Communications Resources from the ALI Community & Partners As we continue to navigate work and life during COVID-19, ALI Conferences is committed to bringing you up-to-date resources and materials to help tackle any crisis situation. We’ve collected the best crisis communications resources available from our community of experts and conference partners to help increase employee engagement, improve your communications,

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Recently, a lot has changed about the workforce—most notably, the influx of remote employees. Although a remote workforce is not a new idea, many companies have scrambled at the last minute to prepare employees for working from home, and chances are many companies will continue or switch completely to working from home permanently long after quarantine’s and shelter-in-place orders are

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As many employees continue to work from home amid the COVID-19 outbreak, many may begin to catch the “work-from-home-blues.” They might feel isolated, lonely, or even unappreciated — especially those who are new to remote work. However, there are numerous research-backed ways that companies can support employees during these hectic times, ease their concerns, and ultimately boost their morale.  It

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Originally posted January 31, 2020 on SnapComms.com Personal health is in the spotlight more than ever. The coronavirus is the latest global health crisis, contracted by more than 4,500 people and resulting in loss of life. But the coronavirus is only the latest in a series of epidemics which have occurred. In addition, hundreds of thousands of people continue to

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Originally posted January 15, 2020 on SnapComms.com Here’s a new year’s challenge for you. Take your internal communications plan for the year and shake it up a little. You don’t want to just send company messages in the same old ways. And neither do your employees. Imagine giving staff an immersive experience, meaningful so that it matters to them, with

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Register here for ALI’s Strategic Internal Communications for a Diverse & Remote Workforce Conference Data is important for any business function; we all know that. Data helps us visualize, tell a story, and make important decisions. What’s more important than obtaining data, is applying it appropriately to reach communications objectives. For internal communicators, this can be a challenge. After all,

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This article first appeared on BrilliantInk.com, Feb. 5, 2020 What happens when you ask three internal communicators their thoughts on 2020 industry trends and best practices? You get nothing short of brilliance! Last week I had the pleasure of moderating a panel at ALI’s Strategic Internal Communications Conference in San Francisco. My panelists were Jessica Brubaker (Director, Initiative Communications & Channel Strategy at McDonald’s), Laney

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