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Employee App Tactics and Strategies to Increase Engagement

Your Secret Weapon for Measuring the ROI of Employee Engagement: The Right Employee Communications App

If you work in human resources or front-line management, you know the power of people. Especially people who have that special “it.” They’re the ones who make your workplace thrive, your customers happy, and, yes, improve your bottom line. 


Want to Improve Employee Engagement? Improve your Workplace Culture

Can a change in workplace culture resolve the employee engagement crisis?  Make no mistake: There is an engagement crisis. When just 24 percent of the global workforce considers itself engaged at their workplace, and a Harvard Business Review...


Internal Communications: Top 4 Dos and Don’ts of an Effective IC Program

It’s a hard truth that more and more organizations are finally beginning to realize: Before you can sell your potential customers on the value of your products and services, you must first sell your employees on your organization’s vision, mission...


Job Satisfaction is Built on Strong Employee Engagement – and with the Right Tools

What’s the relationship between employee engagement and job satisfaction? It can seem to be one of those chicken-and-egg scenarios. Which came first? Are your employees engaged with your organization because they’re satisfied with their jobs? Or are...


2 Keys to Unlocking the Power of Employee Engagement

There’s a stubborn question looming over the work of employee engagement advocates and practitioners. 


The High Cost of Employee Turnover & How to Keep Your Top Talent

For years, personnel management and talent acquisition professionals have warned businesses of the toll employee turnover takes on organizations. With every vacancy, your organization suffers lost productivity, and it must commit time and resources...


Starbucks: An Employee Engagement App is Exactly What You Need

  On May 29, 2018, the Starbucks coffee giant closed its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for an afternoon of anti-bias training. They made this move after video of the arrest of two African-American men at a Philadelphia store for trespassing kindled...


Building an employee brand—thanks to your app

There are lots of ways to engage your employees in the workplace. Traditional tactics range from the basic poster in the break room all the way to fancy gamification portals that reward and recognize. I’ve personally developed hundreds of tactics...


HR Headaches? Make Sense of Big Data for Better Employee Engagement

For some time now, big data collection has been a simple fact of modern life. Virtually every move you make is somehow noted, from the apps you use and the sites you visit to the emails you open to the products you buy and, of course, to the card...


Is Workplace by Facebook right for your company? Are there better alternatives?

Workplace by Facebook first hit the market in late 2016. This version of Facebook was designed for use within enterprises. The idea was to create an employee communication and engagement platform using features well-known by Facebook users, such as...