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Breaking News: Smile Legislation Imminent

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 07-Apr-2017 08:22:00

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Topics: Employee engagement, communication

Breaking News: Enter The Smiling Legislation

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 31-Mar-2017 16:03:07

In the wake of a Brexit vote no one (but the voting majority) expected, it's been rumoured that the government are considering bringing in  wait for it … smiling legislation! 

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Topics: Employee engagement, communication

How to master the top 3 employee engagement challenges

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 31-Mar-2017 15:07:19

You may have heard about all the wonderful things you can do with employee apps. And, you may even want one but you are not quite sure how it will impact employee engagement, reach,  and data security. Well, wonder no more...

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, communication

Happy Employee Appreciation Day

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 03-Mar-2017 15:07:17

March the 3rd (today) is Employee Appreciation Day. This annual event gives employers from around the globe the chance to show appreciation to their employees. But how do you go about showing it? While employees aren't each expecting an individual monument, there are various things an employer can do to engage their employees on this day.

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Topics: communication

My Work Smile Video

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 03-Mar-2017 10:00:00
It's Employee Appreciation Day! And, we've made a little video to mark the occasion... watch below! W hy not head over to Facebook, post your 'Smile Selfie' and tag a few friends to do the same. 
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5 ways to appreciate your employees on Employee Appreciation Day

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 01-Mar-2017 15:33:13

Guess what... Employee Appreciation Day is on the 3rd of March 2017.

In the madness of trying to get ahead, meet deadlines and exceed customer expectations, appreciating your most valuable asset, your employees, can be forgotten. 

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Topics: Employee retention, Employee engagement

Improve 'quality of hire' with these 6 employer brand keys

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 08-Feb-2017 16:56:24

Although the phrase ‘War for Talent’ has done the rounds, it’s still as relevant today as when it was coined, if not more so. This ‘war’ is not only very real, it’s now being fought on 3 fronts: Employer brand, Competition and Compensation (LinkedIn, 2015). 

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Staffbase App Secures Ark Health a place in Employee Engagement Awards

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 08-Dec-2016 11:36:53
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Topics: Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

How Ark Home Healthcare Connects Their Distributed Workforce With Their Own Branded Employee App

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 24-Nov-2016 13:03:40

 

Ark Home Healthcare, like many companies in hospital and health care, were facing the challenge of connecting their field workers. Ark Health's non-desk workforce are spread out over 8 locations nationwide and have little access to the internet, which resulted in them feeling disjointed and losing sight of the bigger picture.

Sophie Taylor, Marketing Manager at Ark Home Healthcare joined us for an interview and told us how they have solved this problem with their own branded employee app.

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Topics: Employee App, communication

Engage your employees through the new groups in your communications app.

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 14-Nov-2016 09:46:31

Release Notes October 2016

Managing groups and content targeting in internal communications has historically been something that is maintained in a top-down fashion. As times are changing, so is your employee app: You can now allow your workforce to decide which content to see on their own device. Read more about how to drive employee engagement with open groups.


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Topics: #AppUpdates, communication

Client Corporate Video Campaign

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 05-Oct-2016 10:34:56

Supercars, Drone Cameras And An Iconic Filmset 

When one of our clients first approached us, they wanted a cinematic commercial that would achieve  2 things: 1. showcase their commitment to excellence and 2. support their flotation on the AIMS market. Workvine's Creative Director Nic Auerbach and Cinematographer Franz Pagot flew to Turin for 3 days to scout possible locations. Iconic sets such as Via Roma, Galleria San Federico (The Italian Job, 1970s), Chiesa della Consolata and Gavon were secured for a 3 day shoot that included drone cameras flying at high speeds. The historic city of Turin was the original capital of Italy and is home to the House of Savoy (the Italian Royal Family). It is also known as the home of the automotive industry in Italy.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee App, Video Production, communication

Expand Your Internal Communications App to External Audiences

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 22-Sep-2016 11:33:17

The latest update of Staffbase introduces great improvements, focusing on the public area of your employee app. With various content types and plugins your app becomes a great spot for external users, too.

A public area with not only News, Static & Embedded Pages and Links, but also survey tools, a Calendar, Maps and Facebook Pages expands your employee app to a tool for external communications strategies with exciting possibilities. Of course the theme of your own branded employee app is now automatically used in public area as well. Furthermore a menu sidebar appears if there is more than one content shown in the public area.

 

 

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Topics: Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

Employee engagement: Rule #3 - Empower them

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 08-Jun-2016 14:47:54

It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart
people so they can tell us what to do.” – Steve Jobs

Employee engagement: a definition

Everyone seems to be talking about ‘employee engagement’ these days. The effects, especially, of employee engagement are fast gaining fame in boardrooms and corporate circles. Many cite 'boosts in productivity approaching 202%’ and retention. There’s even talk of vastly improved customer service levels.

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Employee engagement: Rule #2 - Include them

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 25-May-2016 12:02:57

“Without involvement, there is no commitment. Mark it down, asterisk it, circle it, underline it. No involvement, no commitment.” – Stephen Covey. 

So, what exactly is employee engagement? We like the CIPD's definition which proposes:

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Topics: Employee retention, Employee engagement, Employee App

Employee Engagement Rule #1 - Value them

Posted by Reagan Nyandoro on 15-Apr-2016 15:16:00

 

“People don’t leave jobs, they leave managers” - Buckingham and Coffman

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Topics: Employee retention, Workforce communication, Employee App