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Is 2017 Finally the Year to Say Goodbye to Annual Engagement Surveys?

Posted by Peter Colley on 05-Jun-2017 16:58:35

 

 For some employers, annual engagement surveys exist as the company’s bread and butter, the key to determine how satisfied your employees are, what draws them in like a magnet, and what makes them feel like they want to fly the coop.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

Bye bye outdated newsletter...Hello employee app!

Posted by Peter Colley on 30-May-2017 13:35:10

  In a digital world say goodbye to outdated annual newsletters 

Are you still using a company newsletter to distribute your companies news? Stop what you're doing, there's an app for that.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

How Retention Affects Your Bottom Line

Posted by Peter Colley on 24-May-2017 09:53:41

Employee retention is a pivotal key to your business’ success. Now, you may be asking, “Why do we need to focus so much effort on employee retention?” When you’ve got to dedicate a lot of your time to keeping the company afloat, why do you need to devote time to making sure people are enjoying their work?

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

4 Employee Engagement Challenges and How to Tackle Them

Posted by Peter Colley on 22-May-2017 14:09:57

Employee engagement is key factor in what makes a successful workplace. Without it, employers can struggle to adapt to the changing times, or retain the vital members of staff that give a business its value. Employee engagement does however come with its challenges. Not to worry though, here are the 4 top challenges and how to over come them:

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

Employee App: May Release Notes

Posted by Demi Hobbs on 11-May-2017 16:32:20

After releasing two major features and a far-reaching design-overhaul in March, this new product iteration focuses on improvements and maintenance of existing functionality. At the core of this update are file uploads for the messenger and a fundamentally reworked in-app editor, as well as the official documentation of the Media API to be used for integration purposes. All of these are directly available in your employee app, free of any additional charge!

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Topics: Employee retention, Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication, business technology

Engaging Middle Managers to Drive Business Growth

Posted by Peter Colley on 09-May-2017 16:45:20

Are your middle managers engaged? Chances are if they're not, neither are the rest of your workforce... 

Middle management can play a pivotal role in the communication process, they are responsible for passing messages from the boss to employees and vice versa. However, there is often an extensive chain of people a message goes through before reaching the intended ears. There's an element of risk that the message may become diluted or its purpose misinterpreted along the way.

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Topics: Employee retention, Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication, business technology

How to engage employees with technology

Posted by Peter Coley on 03-May-2017 16:14:31

Did you know disengaged employees are costing the UK economy £26 billion per year?

What if we could engage our employees by utilising technology?

Technology is integrating itself into every aspect of everyday life, advancing it in some way. Self-serving checkouts dominate supermarket chains, and people treat their smartphones like a lifeline. But in this incredible, innovating age dictated by smartphones and the latest gadgets, many businesses are not utilising technology to its fullest.  

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Topics: Employee retention, Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication, business technology

'Appy Easter'

Posted by Demi Hobbs on 16-Apr-2017 09:00:00

Easter is now upon us, Christmas and Q1 are a mere memory, where is the year going?

If you're lucky enough to have an extended weekend to recharge your batteries,  why not take a look at these top tips to engage your employees
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Topics: Employee retention, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

Park Leisure: Out with the old (Email), In with the new (Employee App).

Posted by Karen Abbott on 05-Apr-2017 14:25:06

Park Leisure offer 5 star, award winning holidays parks, first class service and luxury holiday homes across the UK. They have over 200 employees in a wide range of roles including onsite, customer service and sales teams. Their challenge was communicating with their dispersed workforce across a number of parks without relying on email. 

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Topics: Employee retention, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

March Release Notes: The New Employee App. Modern Design, Polished Start Page and Group Messaging

Posted by Karen Abbott on 28-Mar-2017 12:37:37

 

This March, your employee app receives a major redesign that will take your internal communication to the next level visually. Subsequently, the new start page takes this and offers employees an easier entry into their app while creating interesting overlaps to your intranet and the printed employee magazine. Group messaging and uploading your own videos are two more exciting new features available now. Improvements for the forms and maps plugin round off this release.

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Topics: Employee App, Release Notes

January Update: Comment Notifications Let Employees Engage With Each Other

Posted by Karen Abbott on 31-Jan-2017 12:15:07

Release Notes January 2017

This year's first Staffbase product update unveils comment notifications and bookmarking for your internal communications app. Employees directly benefit from these additions, as they are immediately available for all customers. Additionally, there has been a focus on security related enhancements throughout the app. Read more for the full picture.

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Topics: Employee App, Release Notes

Workvine customer Ark Health 'Highly Commended' at  Employee Engagement Awards 2017

Posted by Karen Abbott on 27-Jan-2017 14:28:25

Workvine would like to congratulate the Ark Health team for their recent success at the 2016 Employee Engagement Awards.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

How Peaks & Plains stay connected with their widespread workforce

Posted by Karen Abbott on 15-Dec-2016 11:11:10

 

Peaks and Plains are an innovative housing association based in Macclesfield. Prior to purchasing the Staffbase Employee App from Workvine, Peaks and Plains communicated with their staff mainly through email and the company’s private Intranet. They employ over 200 staff in a wide range of roles including such as repair teams, care and support staff.

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Topics: Employee retention, Employee engagement, Employee App, communication

New in December: Employee Messaging and SharePoint Integration

Posted by Karen Abbott on 12-Dec-2016 12:22:02

 As we're heading into the last phase of this year, your employee app has received yet another update. Amongst the changes are three big topics that have been highly requested: Search, Private Messaging and integrating SharePoint. Read more to get all the details.

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Topics: Employee App, Release Notes

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