employee engagement

3rd Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference

How Do You Measure Collaboration Success?

Written by: Curtis Hughes What is collaboration? No, don’t Google it. I don’t want Webster’s definition; I want your definition. Hard question, isn’t it? Now imagine trying to actually measure whether or not you are actually doing a good job of collaborating. How do you measure something you can’t clearly define? Impossible, pointless, meaningless? Trust

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The (New) Definition of Employee Engagement

Written by: Lenny DeFranco Employee engagement has been one of the most talked-about topics in human capital management for twenty-five years. And yet, despite the attention of professionals from every area of the business world—or maybe because of it—the term itself has never gained a universal definition. There’s no reason it couldn’t, though. On the

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5 Trends for Talent Acquisition in 2016

Written by: Miriam Dushane  As we head into 2016, I believe that most employers – whether hiring in local markets or nationally – will experience increased difficulty in recruiting. This challenge will be driven mainly by a growing demand for high-quality candidates across all levels and types of positions. Everyone involved in hiring will need

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Small “Reminders”Keep Culture Alive

First published in HR People and Strategy For a number of years, I worked at the New York City headquarters of the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather. One unmistakable part of the experience was being greeted every morning by bright red wall-to-wall carpeting. Step off the elevator, on any floor, and you were immediately treading

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Does SoLoMo Help Employee Brand Engagement?

I attended a C-Suite conference last week in Boston. I heard a new term called SoLoMo. So I googled it and learned that it means Social-Local-Mobile. Definition – What does SoLoMo mean? The following is an explanation from the helpful website, Techopedia. https://www.techopedia.com/definition/28492/solomo “SoLoMo, short for social-local-mobile, refers to a more mobile-centric version of the

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Brillance@Work — How To Enhance The Employee Experience Through Technology

Written by: Peggy Bieniek,ABC, Starry Blue Brilliance “Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.” – Arthur Schlesinger, Historian In “The 11 Vital Internal Communications Trends You’d Be Crazy to Ignore,” Shel Holtz states that “with employees able to see instantly what their work team peers, project peers, bosses and

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Brilliance@Work – Using Video To Engage And Educate Employees On Your Brand

Written by: Peggy Bieniek,ABC, Starry Blue Brilliance “Your brand is the single most important investment you can make in your business.” – Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media In my profile of Joe Pantigoso, Senior Director, Global Brand, SAP, he explained that “if everyone knows the ‘what’ we do every day (our mission) and

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Are you a strategic communication professional? Fill out the impact matrix to find out.

Written by: Priya Bates, ABC, MC, CMP, President, Inner Strength Communication Inc. “Communication professionals want more respect and have been talking about getting their rightful seat at the (decision-making) table for most of my career. Over 20 years as an Internal Communication professional, I’ve learned that you don’t automatically get the seat, you have to

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SharePoint collaboration and governance through the Colvin lens

SharePoint was originally created as a collaboration tool. It wasn’t intended to be a content management system, or a social media tool. These elements came later. SharePoint – along with it’s related Microsoft tools – is in a constant state of evolution; especially lately.   How organizations use SharePoint for collaboration also has evolved as

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