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silos
Silos in the Workplace: Connecting through the Barriers

Silos, the idea that a company’s groups or departments should not or will not share knowledge with others, are prevalent in the workplace. “This type of mentality will reduce the efficiency of the overall operation, reduce morale, and may contribute to the demise of a...

Working Remotely
Working Remotely: The “Workplace” Could Be Almost Anywhere

You may have heard your manager say "I need my employees here in the office! That's where collaboration and teamwork flourish!" While in-person interaction is necessary for some organizations, for others it may have added costs and stressors that employers may not have considered. Working...

esn
Engage Employees with New Groups on your Enterprise Social Network

Most enterprise social networks (ESNs) have many groups related to a company’s different business functions and departments. While many of these are necessary to business operation, such as HR for employee docs or All Company for company-wide announcements, include some lighter groups for employees to...

balance
Find your Work-Life Balance

Finding and maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential for success and happiness. Doing so does not sound so difficult in theory - work your set hours, then after you leave the office, make time for leisure activities and other obligations. But, for the average...

Intranet
Intranet Launch: Cultivate A Social Intranet

I don’t know about you, but I can easily find myself engrossed in HGTV. Whether it is Chip and Joanna shiplapping Waco, Karen and Mina revamping downtown Indianapolis, or the Yard Crashers searching home improvement stores for someone who could use a pro's expertise -...

millennials
Millennials in the Workplace: Are the Stereotypes True?

Ideas and insights about millennials in the workplace seem to float around a lot in the media – reported trends, what millennials like and do not like, ways they spend their money, and how they are different than generations before them – the list goes...

Intranet
Intranet Launch: Include Employees from the Start

Launching a new department or company-wide intranet can be daunting. Whether it be constraints on the IT side, budget, sliding dates or gaining executive buy-in, getting to launch can seem like a slow and winding road. And launch is just the start. A common misconception...