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13 Common Design Features For Business Instant Messaging

13 Common Design Features For Business Instant Messaging

Fast, responsive, and relevant, instant messaging (IM) is a game-changer for many businesses. When collaboration and agile decision-making are vital, IM has much to offer companies. Once seen as the preserve of teenagers, IM has moved into the mainstream. And so, for...

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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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Collaborative Communication: Why It Matters

Collaborative Communication: Why It Matters

Tackling complex problems, fostering creativity and nurturing collaborative solutions is universal in business today. The terms cooperation, coordination, and collaboration are often used interchangeably. However, collaboration refers to a higher level of joint...

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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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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 10 Internal Communication Examples For 2021

Top 10 Internal Communication Examples For 2021

Do internal communications help or hinder your business? There’s no doubting; internal communications have been thrust center stage in the wake of the pandemic. With most employees working from home, effective communication is more critical than ever. However,...

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How Your HR Intranet Can Improve Employee Relations

How Your HR Intranet Can Improve Employee Relations

The human resources (HR) department is at the heart of every organization. Traditionally, its primary focus has been people and relationships. In today’s digital world, those face-to-face relationships that have been so integral to HR are changing. The Covid pandemic...

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What Is Team Chat, And How Does It Differ From Email?

What Is Team Chat, And How Does It Differ From Email?

More and more of us are using instant messaging to communicate in our personal lives. An incredible 7.7 billion are signed up for Facebook Messenger, Skype, or WhatsApp, to name just a few.   Not surprisingly, businesses also recognize the value of instant messaging -...

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Cultural Audits: How To Assess Your Workplace Culture

Cultural Audits: How To Assess Your Workplace Culture

Do you know what your corporate culture looks and feels like to employees and customers? Do you know whether your workplace culture is helping you to achieve business goals or is it standing in the way? The truth is most of us don’t know the answers to these...

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5 Great Ways An Intranet Solution Can Help Your Business

5 Great Ways An Intranet Solution Can Help Your Business

Let’s face it, nowadays there’s an app for pretty much every business function you can think of. Whether it’s cloud computing, collaboration, communication and messaging apps, customer relationship management software or project management tools, there’s a SaaS...

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Office Management Software: Every Company Needs It

Office Management Software: Every Company Needs It

The office manager is an essential part of every office set-up. It might be George or Georgina, Julian or Julie, either way, they are the go-to person in the office for pretty much everything. From ordering stationery, booking a car park space or locating an important...

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Employee Engagement Action Plan: It’s Time For Action

Employee Engagement Action Plan: It’s Time For Action

If your organization is looking to make a real difference to employee engagement then an action plan is the perfect tool to get you started. With less than one third of employees in the US feeling engaged in the workplace, the time to act is now. As well as lower...

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Bringing Your Wellness Plan To The Forefront Of Your Business

Bringing Your Wellness Plan To The Forefront Of Your Business

The business environment is becoming more competitive. It’s not only tough to stay in business, but there’s more competition at the top of your industry, not to mention, more pressure to hire and retain good employees who will help your business remain competitive. So...

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FOMO Definition and Meaning: What Employers Need To Know

FOMO Definition and Meaning: What Employers Need To Know

The fear of missing out (FOMO) in relation to social media is a well-documented phenomenon. We all know the symptoms: that gnawing feeling that there’s something really cool happening that we’re not party to, which in turn drives us to regularly check for updates on...

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