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Benefits, Communication

Three Secrets to Successful Employee Benefits Communication

July 19, 2016

Internal communication is essential for your company’s success. But do you know how important? Let the numbers do some talking about the importance of internal communication as a practice.

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Communication

Why Your Employee Communication Should Go Digital

June 24, 2016

It’s undeniable in today’s world when you want to engage people, digital communication plays a major role. Whether it’s for commerce, education, or health care, if you are not a digital citizen, unfortunately you are not connecting with a large portion of your desired audience. According to research by Ofcom, in 2014 there was a growing trend in the digital realm.

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Communication, Partners

How Mobile is Changing the Way Employees Engage

April 14, 2016

How Mobile is Changing the Way Employees Engage

To sit here and tell you that “mobile is changing the world” would be a severe understatement. Mobile has seeped into our daily lives—our entertainment, our relationships, our communication, and so much more. And our work lives are no exception.

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Communication

Infobesity: It's Your Job to Manage Consumption

March 28, 2016

If you're plagued by infobestiy (the never-ending stream of information), the last thing you want to do is read another article. So, I'll keep it brief.

Infobesity is an epidemic.

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Communication

The Key to Understanding Individual Communication Preferences

February 15, 2016

Quick! You have an important question for a co-worker that requires a timely response. You may ask yourself, "Do I have enough time to wait on a response from an email? Is it appropriate to text them? Maybe I should just call them or walk over to their desk.”

Imagine you run into this scenario on a daily basis at work. We all do. We are blessed (and cursed) with a surplus of communication options within the modern workplace, but determining how and when to use each on an individual basis is sometimes very tricky.

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