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When something bad or unexpected happens at an organization, leaders rush to calm customers. They send out strategic emails, work closely with PR and legal teams, and do all they can to mitigate the crisis. But are company leaders doing enough to communicate with employees? Whether something goes awry within your company (for example, your […]

Employees that receive better company communications report higher levels of motivation, productivity, and overall happiness with their jobs. In fact, according to The McKinsey Global Institute, employee productivity improves by 20-25% when employees feel connected and engaged. As your team grows, it is more important than ever to keep employees in the loop. However, it […]

As a business leader, you want employees to be as productive as possible. You already know that stress can lead to poor performance, and that communication is essential to ensuring that they are motivated and employee productivity thrives. But no matter the steps you’re taking to increase employee productivity, it can be tough to know […]

Employee productivity is important to any business. After all, when teams are able to make substantial gains and improvements in a short amount of time, it can have a huge impact on the bottom-line. The more efficient your employees are, the more successful you’ll be as a business. Most agree that employee productivity is important, […]

Employees that are engaged with their work are more productive. A recent study showed that companies that focus on employee engagement outperform other companies by 202%. But why does this happen? Sure, some employees show up everyday with a positive outlook on work, but there’s more to it than hiring a bunch of energetic and enthusiastic people. […]

Last year the truth was challenged, changed and even disregarded. Opinions are being marketed as fact. The democratization of content distribution allows anyone to publish to the world. And social media has become a major source of news while also facing criticism for being an algorithmic-driven echo chamber. The proliferation of fake news impacts society in many ways, and […]

If you’re responsible for human resources at a company, you want your team to be happy and motivated. You need to focus on those aspects of your company culture in order to increase employee productivity amongst the workforce. But productivity doesn’t come out of nowhere. It starts with employee engagement, which is a measure of […]

We recently had the pleasure of co-presenting a webinar with LEWIS Global Communications. Our VP of marketing, Dave Hawley, was joined by Michael Brito, Head of US Digital Marketing for LEWIS Global Communications and author of several books, including the soon to be released Participation Marketing: Unleashing Employees to Participate and be Brand Storytellers. During […]

Healthy communication begets brand advocacy. When your teams are happy, engaged and connected with their coworkers, they are more likely to share positive content with their networks. In this 4-part blog series, we will explore how employee communications and advocacy provides value to every company department and what you can do to improve both. The […]

This is the time of year when things typically slow down in the business world. We’re assessing our strategic plans to see if we’re reaching our goals. We’re planning our holiday parties. But some things just won’t slow up – such as the growth of the Employee Advocacy category. In April a slew of leading […]