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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Bye bye outdated newsletter...Hello employee app!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  In a digital world say goodbye to outdated annual newsletters 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

Encouraging Positive Mental Health in the Workplace

Posted by Peter Colley on 11-May-2017 15:40:13

Mental Health is high on the agenda this week. In support of 'Mental Health Week' we are taking a closer look at mental health in the workplace. It may be a taboo subject, but there are small, simple steps you can take to support your employees.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, communication, mental awareness

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

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

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

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

Communicate efficiently.  There’s an employee app for that

Posted by Peter Colley on 05-Aug-2016 11:02:30

Communication is key to a successful and productive business. The Workvine Employee App is the tool you’ve been waiting for to ensure an ongoing, consistent and dynamic flow of information.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee engagement, communication

Instant updates.  There's an employee app for that

Posted by Peter Colley on 05-Aug-2016 10:33:21

When you’ve got a long list of messages to send to different people, isn’t it grating to have to work your way down the address list one by one? Do you want to be able to send out a last-minute development that doesn’t take up the better part of your day? There’s an app for that.   

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee App, communication

How Long Can Migrant Workers Call UK Home?

Posted by Peter Colley on 18-Jul-2016 16:28:06

“We cannot allow free movement to carry on as it is” - Theresa May, UK Prime Minister

While the UK referendum has come and gone, it could be years before EU relations are fully dismantled and we can literally consider ourselves ‘out of the EU’. Of course, the referendum is not the only potential exiting that people should be concerned with. Another heavily debated issue – further amplified by the vote – is immigration. Not only in regards to the UK’s future stance on immigration, but the status of migrant workers currently living in the UK.

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Topics: Workforce communication, brexit

Brexit: Miscommunication – Nail in the Coffin

Posted by Peter Colley on 14-Jul-2016 12:12:40

British politics has witnessed another dramatic change with Theresa May officially taking the role of Prime Minister. David Cameron has handed over the keys to 10 Downing Street to May, while Angela Eagle’s bid for Leadership of the Labour Party will lead to some intriguing developments.

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Topics: Workforce communication, Employee App, brexit