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Blog entries containing the tag 'Human Resources'

State of Workplace Communications: Companies Struggle to Reach Employees in Today’s Disconnected, Widely Distributed Workforce

July 10, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

Company communications platform Dynamic Signal recently released The State of Workplace Communications report, its first annual study of communication professionals. The report gives insight into which channels are currently being used to disseminate important information, the challenges communication leaders face in communicating effectively within their organizations, and what budget is being allocated to solve these challenges. WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS ARE DISCONNECTED Survey […]

The Future of Communications Means Leaving the Past Behind

July 5, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

There are many things about HR communication that we’ve accepted as “the way it is” for far too long. As practitioners of HR-oriented communications, and as employees ourselves, we should expect more. But giving up on how we’ve done things for decades isn’t always so easy. We get stuck in habits and patterns and analog […]

Why Today's Employee Engagement Crisis Comes Down to Leadership

Why Today’s Employee Engagement Crisis Comes Down to Leadership

April 4, 2017

By G.I. Sanders

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. […]

What Arthur Blank's Super Bowl Generosity Can Teach You About Boosting Employee Engagement

What Arthur Blank’s Super Bowl Generosity Can Teach You About Boosting Employee Engagement

February 20, 2017

By Caitlin Dunn

Let’s face it: there’s been very little in the news lately that has uniformly been met with applause. Yet Arthur Blank, a co-founder of Home Depot and current owner of the Atlanta Falcons, provided a rare exception recently: after the Falcons qualified for the Super Bowl, Blank decided to celebrate his team’s achievements by bringing along all […]

Where employee relations, media relations and crises intersect

Where employee relations, media relations and crises intersect

February 7, 2017

By Russ Fradin

No brand is immune to crisis. Take Wal-Mart for example. A few years ago, its customers were fed up. Many complained that visiting the store was unpleasant: Bathrooms were dirty, checkout lines took forever, and sales associates were scarce. In 2015, executives decided to start paying workers more. In short order, the store experience improved. […]