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Why the Christian Democratic Union in Hessen, Germany, Voted for an Employee App

Normally when an employee app is implemented, the idea is to connect non-desk workers and to reach those who are excluded from traditional communication channels in order to bridge communication gaps. However, it’s becoming increasingly clear that employees who work in an office or on a desktop computer can also greatly benefit from mobile communication.

 

Since September 2015, Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has been using an employee app from Staffbase, and in that time they’ve gained a lot of insight into its wide-ranging potential.

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Employee Experience vs. Employee Engagement: A Comparative Study

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.

 

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11 Ideas How to Rethink Internal Communication in 2017—and Boost Your Employee Engagement

Communication is often about change. As a consequence, internal communication is a field that requires constant rethinking.

 

In 2017, with Millennials moving into management positions and Generation Z entering the game, it's increasingly important to remain in control of the messages you send, keep brand promises, empower middle management, and enhance transparency.

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7 Reasons Why Internal Communications Is More Important Than Ever in 2017

The year 2016 marked a tipping point for workforce demographics. As baby boomers have begun to retire, millennials now make up the biggest part of the workforce and are moving into management positions. At the same time, members of Generation Z are starting to come out of college and move into their first full-time jobs.

 

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10 Things That Your Employees Should Know About Their Job

Reading the latest company news on a regular basis? For employees, this often constitutes a further burden that needs to be taken care of in addition to many other tasks on the job. No one wants to spend his or her time reading boring messages that are written in such a complicated style that you cannot understand what is being said anyway.

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