Let’s start with the why, as Simon Sinek might say. Why should Internal Communications and HR try to work together in the first place? Well, for starters, Internal Communications wants to communicate with every employee, and HR has access to a great deal of their vital information. That’s a pretty significant link, but we think there’s still way more to it.
It's Valentine's Day. Please don't forget your people. . .especially your employees. According to Dr. Paul White, coauthor of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, appreciation will go a long way with your workforce on any day of the year. Dr. White is a psychologist, speaker, author, and consultant who makes work relationships work. Listen in, read below, and learn why appreciation is crucial for company success. Improve employee happiness, and spread some cheer this Valentine's Day!
We live in an era of communication overload. The average worker receives up to 120 emails per day, in addition to Facebook messages, texts, WhatsApp notifications, blackboard announcements, meeting invitations, LinkedIn clicks, Tweets, etc.
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.
Employee Experience Defined: It's More Than a Buzzword
In 2015, when Airbnb announced that they were appointing a Global Head of Employee Experience, many people asked themselves, “What is that? Is it like Chief of Casual Fridays?” Since then, numerous articles, books, and blogs have appeared that refer to employee experience as a “buzzword,” a “trend,” or a “fad,” none of which suggest permanence or imply the kind of game-changing transformation that the concept’s true believers—ourselves among them—are certain it demonstrates. The disturbing result is that many business leaders remain likely to dismiss employee experience as just one more corporate flavor of the month.