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Dave has handed his notice in!!

Posted by Damon Ankers on 05-Sep-2017 16:48:40

 How to retain your top performers

 - Avoid the sting of recruitment by improving retention

Apologies, "Dave" isn't leaving. But maybe he's planning to. Every business has an employee (or several) like Dave, the golden employee. Management love him, peers are inspired by him. 

If your "Dave" one day decides to leave, what will the cost be to the business?

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Maintaining the Pulse of Employee Pulse Surveys

Posted by Karen Abbott on 10-Aug-2017 14:52:45

Most employees are familiar with the company questionnaire. Receiving the paper copy, having to take time aside to come up with some good answers, etc. The whole process can be mind-boggling and time-draining.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Manufacturing a Winning Team Via an Employee App

Posted by Damon Ankers on 02-Aug-2017 16:17:44

 The manufacturing industry contributes £6.7 trillion to the UK economy, a hefty sum made possible by the 2.7 million people it employs.

The Industry still has room for growth, but where to start? How about your most important asset, your employees...

By improving communication, employee engagement and training manufacturing companies can benefit from a happier, more productive workforce that will reflect on the bottom line. Well, there's an app for that.  

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Combating the Top Reason Employees Leave

Posted by Karen Abbott on 20-Jul-2017 12:53:49

There's many reasons that employees fly the nest. Maybe they’ve found another job with better pay. Maybe they want to change careers. Maybe there are personal reasons involved. This could be the case, but recent research from HR leaders point to one main factor that stands above the rest. So, what's the ultimate cause of employees heading for the door?

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Engagement vs Experience: A Contrast of Employee Practices

Posted by Peter Colley on 13-Jul-2017 13:00:51

During their time with a company, employees will go through two significant practices; engagement and experience. Now, in some cases, given the whole point of a job is getting the best out of an employee, these two practices may go hand in hand.

Others… not so much.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty, employer branding, employee experience

Extending the Employee Loyalty Deadline

Posted by Peter Colley on 04-Jul-2017 14:46:50

Loyalty is one of a business’ key weapons.

Granted, you can’t necessarily wield it like a sword, but a company is always going to be at its strongest when it has loyal employees backing it.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers, employee loyalty

Making the Workplace Work for Millennials

Posted by Peter Colley on 29-Jun-2017 12:05:39

Millennials are taking over the UK workforce.

Not necessarily in a conquering fashion, but they're definitely growing in numbers. Manpower Group predicts that by 2020, Millennials will make up 35% of the UK workplace. Deloitte has predicted that by 2025, Millennials will make up 75%.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention, millennial workers

The Engage, Train and Retain Chain

Posted by Peter Colley on 21-Jun-2017 11:59:30

 

When it comes to getting hold of your employees, bringing them up to speed and keeping them from jumping ship, they sometimes feel like completely separate concepts.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Workforce training, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee App, communication, recruitment, retention

Use of Recruitment Agencies to take a Plunge

Posted by Peter Colley on 14-Jun-2017 16:18:02

 

Recruitment agencies have been a vital pillar of the business world. But recent research suggests that HR professionals are losing faith.

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

Is it time to replace the intranet with something more mobile?

Posted by Peter Colley on 10-Jun-2017 10:30:00

 The intranet was often seen as a great way to boost productivity. The traditional solution of communication in the workplace, bringing a company together with its cost-effective interconnectivity. At least that’s what everyone thought when the Intranet first came to prominence in the 1990s.

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

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