Employee Intranet articles

How To Set Up An Intranet Site

How To Set Up An Intranet Site

Are you persuaded by the case for an office intranet but frustrated by the lack of support from your IT department? Are you bamboozled by talk of LANs and WANs when you Google ‘create an intranet’? Is an intranet something you’ve been considering for a while, but it...

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Employee Suggestion Program: How To Find The Gold

Employee Suggestion Program: How To Find The Gold

Many great business innovations started life as a humble suggestion from an employee. It was a worker at Amazon who came up with the simple, but incredibly successful idea of offering customers free shipping. This innovation led to the creation of Amazon Prime. It was...

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Intranet Roadmap: How To Get Started On Your Intranet Project

Intranet Roadmap: How To Get Started On Your Intranet Project

Getting started on an intranet implementation may feel daunting. And perhaps even more so if you are not overly confident with technology. The same applies if you are reviewing an existing intranet. A must-have to ensure project success is an intranet roadmap. This...

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Re-Entry To Work Post Covid-19: Tips For Employee Wellbeing

Re-Entry To Work Post Covid-19: Tips For Employee Wellbeing

Over the coming months, staff will be tentatively swapping their slippers for shoes as they head back into offices and workplaces. While this re-entry to work post-covid-19 is welcome news, business leaders and managers need to sensitively and carefully manage the...

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B2E: 5 Ways To Enhance The Employee Experience

B2E: 5 Ways To Enhance The Employee Experience

No doubt you are already familiar with B2C (business-to-consumer) as well as B2B (business-to-business) marketing. Well, there's a new kid on the block: B2E or business-to-employee (B2E) marketing. The focus within B2E is about attracting and retaining the best staff...

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Business Intranet Solutions: The Why, How and What

Business Intranet Solutions: The Why, How and What

When businesses consider any major project, usually the first question that arises is “why” quickly followed by “what” and “how.” Why do we need this? What benefits will we reap? What are the requirements? How do we go about implementing the best business intranet for...

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Idea Sharing: How To Share Ideas In The Workplace

Idea Sharing: How To Share Ideas In The Workplace

Everyone knows that two heads are better than one. Most businesses already encourage the sharing of ideas at work. It could be brainstorming sessions, team-building events, quiet rooms dedicated to interaction and collaboration. Or even strategically placed sofas...

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HR Technology: Increase Productivity With An Intranet

HR Technology: Increase Productivity With An Intranet

HR is at the heart of most organizations. Whether it’s recruitment, staff retention, performance appraisal, employee metrics or overseeing payroll, professional development and employee wellness programs, there’s certainly plenty going on in HR. That's why...

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Employee Experience: How To Attract And Retain The Best Talent

Employee Experience: How To Attract And Retain The Best Talent

Today’s highly competitive, globalized economy means that for many businesses it’s getting harder and harder to attract and retain skilled employees. Once upon a time a competitive salary plus a few extra perks like a company vehicle or subsidized gym membership was...

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Employee Self-Service Portals: More Than Just A HR Resource

Employee Self-Service Portals: More Than Just A HR Resource

Employee self-service portals are not a new idea. In fact, they’ve been used as an HR resource by many organizations for some time. These organizations have found that enabling employee self-service not only increases productivity, it also has knock-on effects in...

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Engaging Generation X: The Forgotten Generation

Engaging Generation X: The Forgotten Generation

Squeezed between old school Baby Boomers and tech-savvy Millennials, Generation X is an oft-forgotten generation. Nowhere is this truer than in the workplace, where Generation X struggles to stay engaged in an era of heated political debate, rapidly changing...

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Company Intranet: Why An Intranet Steering Group Is A Must

Company Intranet: Why An Intranet Steering Group Is A Must

You launched your company intranet over a year ago and office life has been wonderful ever since. The company intranet has lived up to its promise: staff members are more engaged and productive, internal communications have improved and business processes have been...

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Mobile Intranets: Connecting Logistics Company Staff

Mobile Intranets: Connecting Logistics Company Staff

Logistics companies are fundamental to the US economy and are responsible for generating over $2b in net revenue. Transportation and warehousing of product is their bread and butter which means they have large numbers of staff out and about on the road, managing and...

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Company Intranet Use To Optimize And Achieve HR Goals

Company Intranet Use To Optimize And Achieve HR Goals

Tempting as it may be, you shouldn’t be leaving the newest trends in technology to your IT team. No matter who you are in an organization, from the business owner to the HR manager, understanding innovative technology can have a beneficial effect on every aspect of a...

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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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Make Your CMS Intranet Content Valuable And Fun

Make Your CMS Intranet Content Valuable And Fun

“All staff” emails getting buried in inboxes? Printed newsletters seem outdated and environmentally unfriendly? It’s time to migrate company-wide communications to your (Content Management System) CMS intranet. Whether you’re getting the word out to an office of ten...

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The Best Intranet: Out of the Box or Custom Built?

The Best Intranet: Out of the Box or Custom Built?

What makes the best intranet software? Frequent readers of this space will know that a variety of factors play into making your intranet work for you and your employees. In many ways, the "best intranet solution" is not an objective statement; it's subjective,...

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Designing Your Intranet: Working Towards Perfection

Designing Your Intranet: Working Towards Perfection

When it comes to making sure you’ve got a top-notch, fully functioning intranet, your intranet design is a vital part of the building process. You need something up-to-date, something user-friendly and something capable of doing all the necessary data crunching. And...

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Employee Portal: 6 Ways To Ensure Yours Is A Success

Employee Portal: 6 Ways To Ensure Yours Is A Success

Employee portals offer a range of tools for employee self-service. They are a flexible and cost-effective solution and are increasingly becoming central to business operations. With their streamlined, automated processes, employee portals will eliminate unnecessary...

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