Employee Engagement

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Be a Leader for Change – Tips for Driving Digital Transformation

Change in the workplace, especially involving technology, calls for time, training and patience. Employees must view implementing changes with an open mind and desire to improve the way they work. The best way to engage employees is to present a strong united front within company leadership.  Once...

Strategy
Strategy First: The Importance of an Overarching Digital Strategy

Many organizations desire a digital strategy centered around communication and collaboration. A hub that engages colleagues by fostering social collaboration and unlocking collective business memory is critical to the success of a business. This hub builds a vibrant community of knowledge. It is important not...

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Intranet Profile: Setting Guidelines for Profile Photos

Community managers of a company's intranet or Enterprise Social Network can spend countless hours answering the same questions around profiles when rolling out a new platform. Believe it or not, one of the most challenging parts of getting employees to fully complete their intranet profile is...

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Intranet Profile: FILL IT OUT!

Employees take pride in making their work area and desk personable; their profile on a company's intranet or Enterprise Social Network should be the same.  An employee intranet profiles tells the story of every individual member of an organization. The larger the company, the more...

Lesson 6: Working Out Loud with employees fundraising

This story is about how a global healthcare company used Working Out Loud on an ESN to encourage employee engagement and advocacy with their preferred charity, Save the Children. "ESN has been without a doubt the "hero" channel for our employee fundraising efforts. ESN presents an incredible opportunity...

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Lesson 5: Working Out Loud in Small Teams

A collaborative post with Enterprise Strategies' Internal Digital Strategy Advisor- Lesley Crook, Consultant- Jackie Mills and Community Manager- Kelsey Steuer. At Enterprise Strategies, we partner with our clients to Deliver the Future of Work--including launching social tools and encouraging adoption of new platforms. Internally, our team...

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Lesson 3: Working Out Loud in A Network from a Factory

Business Benefits What were the problems which needed to be fixed? How to efficiently and effectively connect c.2100 people across 8 primary supply pharmaceutical factories, predominantly in the UK and 2 international factories, plus collaborate with head office support function staff and management. How would you have fixed it in the past,...

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT
Teach Them to Fish — Community Management Builds the Community

Last week I was working with a customer, planning for their 2016 community management education and awareness program.  One thing that struck me was her reference to wanting to teach her community managers "how to fish".  I loved this analogy. Where this was coming from was that...

Driving Down the Fairway: The Back Nine of Internal Communication

Driving for a Successful Back Nine of Internal Communication Topgolf found themselves halfway through the match with discouraged associates and growing irritation.  Only nine holes in and frustration was apparent.  Executives were leaving the match early.  Associates were hitting golf balls blindly into a digital abyss.  The...

Why No One Is Logging On To Your Enterprise Social Network

One of the biggest buzzwords in social business today is adoption. Executives and employees may be willing to try a new tool or platform once, but many businesses are struggling to retain those users and ensure ongoing engagement. If you or your team are having trouble...