Company culture has been a buzzword for quite some time now. It’s not all about office happy hours or weekend volleyball games - it’s also about the values your company represents. And you can ensure employees represent company values by starting with the onboarding process.
As a sponsor for the 5th Annual ALI Strategic Internal Comms Conference in Boston, Staffbase was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to discuss and learn from more than a hundred internal and strategic comms professionals. Featuring presentations from communications leaders at companies such as USA Today, Mohegan Sun, and Crayola, the Conference focused on strategy and shared best practices for building a culture of engagement and workplace motivation.
Staffbase was proud to be the premium sponsor of the 2018 IABC World Conference in Montreal from June 3–6. The Conference provided the opportunity to meet with other business communication professionals and gather insights from experts in the field. It helped to foster conversations about current strategies for communicating clear company messages and creating connected communities at work.
A drifting gaze. Fidgeting hands. Constant interruptions. It’s not difficult to determine when someone isn’t paying attention, a common occurrence in this hypermodern era when everything is a distraction. But at work, paying attention drives productivity. It’s important to listen up.
An internal comms professional is a mythical creature with the power to juggle the daily demands of employee, corporate, and executive communications . . . along with a sprinkle of social media, a pinch of crisis management, and a dash of public relations (PR)—all the while making everyone happy. They deserve glitter, rainbows, and cupcakes for their extraordinary performances all day and all night, every day and every night (NB: I would like mine with extra icing).
In May 1859, Perry Brink purchased a horse-drawn wagon and made his first delivery in Chicago. The city was benefitting from the economic boom, a direct result of the new railroad sector. Business travel was growing and people needed transportation between the new railway stations and the city center.