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Workvine Conference - Humanising HR in a Digital World

Posted by Karen Abbott on 16-Jan-2018 10:00:00

How is technology going to continue impacting the workplace in the near future? How can we retain the human element of a company? Is employee engagement a passing fad? Is artificial intelligence more important than emotional intelligence? How can we pave the way for an innovative future? These are towering questions that companies are asking. And if not, they need to be.

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TEAM (Technology + Employees = Advanced Methodologies)

Posted by Peter Colley on 09-Jan-2018 09:27:00

Part 1: Automation: Blazing Trails or Destroying Jobs?

In some areas, automation is seen as a godsend by people. Rather than have to wait for cashier to work through a queue of people in a supermarket, shoppers can head to a row of self-help machines, where waiting time is dramatically shortened. Mass production has never been so prominent thanks to machines working off an assembly line, manufacturing large quantities of products. In some restaurants, rather than wait for a courteous waiter to be available to take your order, you can simply type it in at the bar to be automatically sent into the digital air. You could say that automation is taking us forward at a breath-neck pace. 

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Are Intranets Becoming Communication Relics?

Posted by Karen Abbott on 19-Dec-2017 14:26:00

Intranets are supposed to be seen as the digital web connecting all employees, the centrepiece of a creative framework catering to the requirements of a widespread workforce…

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Communication Construction with the AD Construction Group

Posted by Karen Abbott on 12-Dec-2017 09:59:00

The AD Construction Group have been in business since 1944, building improvements across the UK for decades. But recently, the Group have aligned with Workvine to provide an internal improvement; the Employee App.

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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.

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Peaks and Plains – Ploughing Ahead with Cutting-Edge Communication

Posted by Karen Abbott on 07-Nov-2017 09:49:00

Peaks and Plains are an innovative housing association based in Macclesfield. Prior to purchasing the Staffbase Employee App from Workvine, they 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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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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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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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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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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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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October App Update: New Notifications, Print on Demand, iOS 11 Support and much more

Posted by Karen Abbott on 03-Oct-2017 14:16:33

October brings a totally loaded, jam-packed update for your employee app. Here's just a glimpse at some of the engaging new features: notification badges for unread news posts and chat messages; printing on demand of selected news posts; onboarding for users without email; our very first chat bot; and the SAML connector plugin. These new elements, along with many additional improvements for existing functionality, make this a real heavyweight update, and it comes just in time for iOS 11.

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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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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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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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