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The Three I's of SMT: Integrated, Interconnected and Immersed

Posted by Karen Abbott on 14-Nov-2017 10:45:00

SMT GB markets Volvo Construction Equipment products including wheeled loaders, articulated haulers, hydraulic excavators, utility equipment and road equipment products.

Established in Great Britain in 1967 the SMT GB dealership has an established reputation for market leading quality equipment and unrivaled customer support.

Operating from eight Customer Support Centres throughout Great Britain, supplemented by strategically located home based engineers, SMT GB have a widespread workforce. A workforce that requires a simple method of communication that isn't hindered by location.

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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

Spooky Employee Engagement Statistics

Posted by Karen Abbott on 31-Oct-2017 09:21:00

Halloween is the best time of year for a good scare. Of course, in the world of UK management, it’s going to take a bit more than the workplace wizard or office witch. Here's a few employee engagement stats that might leave you trembling in your boots.

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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

Intelligent Office Tell Us How They've 'Humanised' Corporate Communications

Posted by Karen Abbott on 17-Oct-2017 13:58:00

We could give you a million reasons why our employee app will benefit your business, but we think our customers say it best 

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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, testimonial, customer story

Breaking Down the Walls of Poor Communication

Posted by Karen Abbott on 17-Oct-2017 13:50:00

Communication is key. Without it, we'd all be hermits. Barely a minute goes by where we're not responding to a phone call or Facebook message. It's easy to forget just how much we actually need communication. Especially in the workplace. 

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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

Mental Health in the Workplace

Posted by Karen Abbott on 10-Oct-2017 14:31:21

October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. Everywhere around the world, mental health will be brought into the public eye, bringing with it all of the difficulties people with mental health issues experience.

The Mental Health Foundation estimates that 1 in 6 people are likely to have experienced a mental health issue in the past week.

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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, healthy workplace, workmentalhealthday

Healthy Workplace Award for Workvine Customer, Neovia Logistics

Posted by Karen Abbott on 10-Oct-2017 09:49:10

It is a triumphant time for Neovia. The logistics company has won recognition as one of Britain's Healthiest Workplaces, a prestigious award cementing Neovia's status as an employee-driven company and the culmination of a long journey to their current status.

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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, healthy workplace

Shape the Experience, Shape the Brand

Posted by Karen Abbott on 03-Oct-2017 09:01:00

All companies have a branding kit. Tools of the trade that propel the company’s brand image into the workplace stratosphere and the public eye. This can be a product they are selling or a practice they are encouraging, but there is one thing in that toolkit that will resonate on a universal scale, regardless of the audience.

The employee experience.

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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

E-Learning - Taking Training Online

Posted by Karen Abbott on 26-Sep-2017 09:01:00

Training is essential to any business. Employees need to be in the know about how to best go about their jobs.  Now, while it'd be handy if staff could just download all relevant information into their brains, that notion is a good few decades off. Until then, we can make do with the next best thing: E-Learning.

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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, e-learning, training

The Implementation Cycle: Applying the Logistics of an Employee App

Posted by Karen Abbott on 19-Sep-2017 09:01:00

In 2016, the UK logistics sector was said to contribute £55 billion to the UK economy. The value of logistics comes down to its ability to implement a strong process, be it a mailing system, material handling, an inventory check or a production line. All these owe their fluency to a positive implementation process beforehand.  But what if you need to improve the implementation of the implementation?

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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, logistics, integration

What does Kim Kardashian and employee experience have in common?

Posted by Damon Ankers on 14-Sep-2017 11:40:28

Employee experience, you've probably heard about it. It's a pretty hot topic of late.

We entered 'employee experience' into our favourite search engine and it delivered 350 million web results! We're one more employee experience article away from breaking the internet (Kim Kardashian would be jealous). 

So, rather than sifting through the many search results we thought we'd save you a little bit of time (and sanity) by explaining the 'employee experience' to you. Why it matters and how the company can benefit from making its employees fall in love with everything it does.

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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

How Splintered Communication Can Prove Fatal

Posted by Peter Coley on 12-Sep-2017 10:00:00

Employers need to communicate with all of their employees. That’s Communication 101. But as times are changing, there is also a growing demand; a demand for a widespread communication structure that reaches everyone working within a company.

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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

World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

Posted by Karen Abbott on 10-Sep-2017 10:00:00

World Suicide Prevention Day is upon us. All around the world, people are taking the initiative to raise awareness of it, reach out to affected individuals and in the process, save lives.

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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, mental health

Encourage Positive Health in the Workplace

Posted by Damon Ankers on 07-Sep-2017 14:05:49

Research from the Mental Health Foundation found that one adult in six had a common mental disorder. Mixed anxiety and depression has been estimated to cause one fifth of days lost from work in Britain.

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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

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