Latest Blog Post

Employee Engagement

Want Better Employee Engagement? Use your Employee Portal.

What do you do first thing when you get to work? If your answer is “check your email” you know what it’s like to fall down the rabbit hole. Email messages drive your attention to very particular issues. While these messages may or may not be important to handle right now, they tend to narrow your focus and put “blinders” on to your surroundings.

Now let’s say that your company has SharePoint or another flavor of enterprise portal that gives you a dashboard-view of corporate news, events and announcements. Checking in with the community has a way of broadening your focus and giving you a sense of being part of a larger group.

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on October 17, 2018
   
Want Better Employee Engagement? Use your Employee Portal.

What do you do first thing when you get to work? If your answer is “check your email” you know what it’s like to fall down the rabbit hole. Email messages drive your attention to very...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on October 17, 2018
How Sharepoint Can Help You Define Employee Engagement

We've been talking recently about how your enterprise portal can be a gateway to dialog with your workforce. When employees know that they can share their opinions and be heard by senior...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on October 10, 2018
3 common failings of formal awards programs

The pain points tied to the annual awards program are legendary. The most common complaints we hear are that nomination volumes are low year after year and the end-to-end management of...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on September 20, 2017
4 ways recognition builds employee personal brands and business success

An employee’s personal brand is the sum of their work contributions, large and small. Encouraging employees to develop their personal brands through social recognition has a powerful...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on August 16, 2017
How do you recognize your talented employees?

Heroes, champions, role models. There are times when someone goes above and beyond the call of duty. Maybe she's the most reliable and consistent member of the team. Or perhaps he came...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 20, 2017
How Senior Leadership Can Improve Employee Communication

Too often, corporate managers adopt an outdated approach to employee communications. Instead of conducting thoughtful conversations, senior leadership at many organizations simply rely...

Justina Dukelow
By Justina Dukelow
on July 5, 2017
3 Strategies for Communicating Corporate Values

Are you looking for ideas around launching and communicating corporate values as part of a new culture program? Or perhaps you'd like to breathe new life into your existing values? 

...

David Bator
By David Bator
on June 5, 2017
Culture in 8 words

Culture has become a term that we wave at  companies like a geiger counter. Are they healthy or radioactive?  

“Uber has a sexist brogrammer culture.”

“Zappos is so concerned with...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on March 16, 2017
What is Social Recognition?

Social Recognition is the process of providing employees with the tools to create meaningful relationships with each other. By empowering them to celebrate the successes and behaviours...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on February 21, 2017
Written by