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Unlock Your Workforce’s Potential With Shared Knowledge

Unlock Your Workforce’s Potential With Shared Knowledge

Knowledge is power, so the old saying goes. But knowledge is only powerful if it’s shared. The Great Resignation is impacting companies worldwide. So, can you afford to have crucial company know-how walk out the door? A knowledge-sharing culture helps address this...

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Connected Work: How To Connect Your Hybrid Workplace

Connected Work: How To Connect Your Hybrid Workplace

We don’t need to tell you the future of work is hybrid. Countless surveys like Prudential’s Pulse of the American Worker Survey have confirmed what we already know. Sixty-eight percent of all workers say a hybrid workplace model is ideal. However, connected work...

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Is An Enterprise Social Network Right For Your Business?

Is An Enterprise Social Network Right For Your Business?

We all know that every great workforce needs great collaboration and communication – that’s a given. But today's workplaces look different. Connecting, collaborating, and communicating are challenging in hybrid teams. An enterprise social network (ESN) can help bridge...

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The Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist

The Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist

Starting a new job is a daunting task for anyone. It’s just like being the new kid in school. You haven't got a clue what's happening, don't know anyone, and feel you stick out like a sore thumb. Despite the best intentions, many companies miss the mark when it comes...

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10 Sure-Fire Ways To Build A Strong Community At Work

10 Sure-Fire Ways To Build A Strong Community At Work

The average person spends a mind-blowing third of their lives at work. By contrast, we only spend a fraction of our time hanging out with family and friends. With so much time spent working, it’s fair to say it has a massive impact on our quality of life. Building a...

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Best Practice Guide To Employee Onboarding

Best Practice Guide To Employee Onboarding

After months of advertising and interviewing, you have finally appointed that rock-star employee you have been searching for. Congratulations! However, if you want to develop a long and fruitful relationship with top talent, you need effective employee onboarding....

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100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask Part Two

100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask Part Two

When it comes to performance reviews, employees often breathe a sigh of relief when the painful discussion is all over. If that’s you, then you are not alone. Research from Gartner shows 59 percent of workers think appraisals have no impact on their performance. It’s...

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100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask

100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask

Love ’em or hate ’em, performance reviews are still one of the main tools for getting the best out of your people. These days, effective employee appraisals are not just about performance. They dig deeper into a worker’s motivation, productivity, and wellbeing. Done...

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All You Need To Know About Instant Messaging In The Workplace

All You Need To Know About Instant Messaging In The Workplace

The ping of instant messages is now commonplace in businesses worldwide. Many of us already use instant messaging (IM) to connect with friends and family, and the total number of worldwide IM accounts has hit over 8.3 billion. So, it's no surprise the use of instant...

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Strategies For Handling Destructive Criticism In The Workplace

Strategies For Handling Destructive Criticism In The Workplace

Giving and receiving criticism is part and parcel of every workplace. After all, it’s crucial for improving performance and developing employees’ skills and abilities. However, constructive feedback is one thing, and destructive criticism is an entirely different...

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8 Strategies For Managing Organizational Politics

8 Strategies For Managing Organizational Politics

Whether you work in a fast-food outlet or as an executive in a multinational, chances are you will encounter organizational politics. This issue often gets a bad rap. Most of us automatically think of backstabbing, brown-nosing and self-serving schmoozing. We can all...

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Employee Intranet: 40 Hot Reasons Why Every Business Needs One

Employee Intranet: 40 Hot Reasons Why Every Business Needs One

Do you want to improve efficiency, productivity and performance in your business? Of course you do! Every company wants to streamline processes, improve communications and maximize profits, but what’s the best and most cost-effective way to set about it? There are...

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Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 3

Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 3

How To Select The Right Communications Channels Organizational communication channels are the mediums used by organizations to convey information and messages to each other. One thing for sure is there’s no shortage of communication channels to choose from. Advances...

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Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 2

Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 2

The Cost Of Poor Organizational Communication Various studies have tried to put a dollar figure on the cost of poor organizational communication. According to SHRM, this could be as much as $62.4 billion per year. And another study reports that 56 percent of project...

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Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 1

Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 1

Organizational communication used to be so simple. Back in the day, the whole workforce could comfortably fit in the board room for a meeting. And cross-team collaboration was easy when colleagues were just across the hall. Fast forward five years, and it's a...

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70 Inspirational Employee Engagement Quotations

70 Inspirational Employee Engagement Quotations

Nowadays, it seems every time we log in to social media, we're presented with a motivational quote together with a beautiful image. But are these quotes inspiring or annoying? Well, judging by the number of times they are shared on social media, there must be...

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Ethics In The Workplace: All You Need To Know

Ethics In The Workplace: All You Need To Know

Workplace ethics is a complex – but increasingly important - subject. Society is more conscious and informed about the ethical practices of businesses. Consumers prefer to buy from companies with ethical standards and reputations – whether it’s green credentials,...

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Employee Engagement The Ultimate Definition

Employee Engagement The Ultimate Definition

What does employee engagement mean to you? Is it just another fad? Maybe you think of it as a nice-to-have initiative if you have the time and resources? Or is employee engagement, as it should be, an integral part of your business operations, leadership and...

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Top 30 Employee Engagement Videos

Top 30 Employee Engagement Videos

Employee engagement makes good business sense, right? After all, it's logical that employees who feel involved, informed, and connected to your business are more committed and productive. Gallup has been telling us that for years. However, when staff work from home in...

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How To Develop The Perfect Company Vision

How To Develop The Perfect Company Vision

In the middle of a raging pandemic, developing a company vision statement is probably low down on the to-do list. As the global economic recession continues, there are undoubtedly lots of important tasks demanding your attention. However, a company vision statement...

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10 Tips To Overcome Remote Team Conflict

10 Tips To Overcome Remote Team Conflict

Conflict resolution within remote teams is a difficult task for any manager. But when the dispute involves employees who are working remotely, it’s an even bigger challenge. And yet, home working is undoubtedly here to stay. The pandemic has simply fast-tracked what...

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Can Workplace Technology Really Help Us To Collaborate More?

Can Workplace Technology Really Help Us To Collaborate More?

Workplace technology has undoubtedly transformed the way we work. When the first desktop computers were introduced in the 1970s, they were the size of modern-day TVs. Fast forward 50 years, and we are carrying around in our pockets sophisticated smartphone computers....

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Returning To Work After Coronavirus Tips

Returning To Work After Coronavirus Tips

Coronavirus lockdown restrictions are gradually being eased in some places around the globe. Over the coming weeks, staff will be swapping their slippers for shoes as they head back into offices and workplaces. While this return to normality is welcome news, business...

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