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Chicorée Uses an Employee App to Make Internal Communication More Appealing to Its Employees

What began as an importer of Italian jeans is today Chicorée Fashion, one of the largest textile chains for women's apparel in Switzerland. With more than 150 shops and over ten million items of clothing sold each year, the brand is an essential part of the Swiss urban landscape. Founded in 1982 by Jörg Weber, the company continues its expansion today. But one quality has remained unchanged: the company’s family culture.

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Swapping Old for New, A German Public Utilities Provider Welcomes Digitization with Their Employee App

Electricity, gas, drinking water, public transportation, ferries, and telecommunications: the public utilities provider Stadtwerke Konstanz is present everywhere in the southern German city on the shores of Lake Constance. Even the municipality's Wi-Fi comes from the company of approximately 850 employees. The professions within this corporate group are as varied as the departments themselves: bus drivers, IT specialists, media designers, and lifeguards are just some of the jobs. But one description shared among most of these employees is that they don't sit at desks. This creates a challenge for internal communication. How do you reach such a diverse workforce?

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Buslink VIVO Connects Their Drivers—Aussie Style—with Their Own Employee Engagement App

Sunday night in Darwin, Australia. The employees working the night shift at the Ichthys LNG Construction Project, one of the largest onshore oil and gas projects worldwide, need to be transported back to their homes in Darwin and the surrounding suburbs in the Northern Territory.

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Engaging a Global Workforce: The Mobile Intranet App at the Center of Siemens' Award-Winning Internal Comms Project

 

 

In June of 2017, Siemens, the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, won the German Prize for Online Communication in the Best Internal Online Communication category. The internal comms award—one of the country’s most prestigious—was given for the SiemensWorld project, which aims to digitally connect and engage the company’s more than 350,000 employees in 109 countries. 

 

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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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