Insights into the Future of Employee Communication

Staffbase Just Raised $10M to Drive Our Mission of a New Work Culture and Create a Mobile Vision of the Intranet

In my professional career, I’ve seen all kinds of companies: big and small, fancy and old-fashioned, top-down leadership and laissez-faire. Contrary to what’s true for “a staggering 87%” of the workforce, the pattern I’ve seen is that people want to love what they do. They want to be proud of their work and their team. It makes us feel good; it helps us define ourselves; and it even improves our health. Unfortunately, not every organization makes it easy to do so. In fact, most of them fail.

 

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5 Internal Communications Strategies from the World of Professional Football

The World Cup, the most popular sporting event in the world, takes place every four years. Over the course of an entire month, 32 teams representing 32 nations compete for the coveted championship, with more than 700 million people viewing the final match of the tournament. That’s 1/9 of the entire population of our planet, making it the most widely viewed sporting event in the world. It’s therefore not surprising that in 2014, companies spent $1.5 billion dollars on advertising during the World Cup. That’s around five times as much as companies spent on Super Bowl advertising that same year. But just as companies take advantage of the opportunity to communicate to the world through commercials, so too can organizations learn about communication from the players and teams themselves.

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How to "Turnover" an Employee Retention Crisis in Healthcare

Employee turnover is detrimental to a company’s bottom line, costing time, money, and valuable resources. Long-term employee retention may seem like a thing of the past, but although the job climate continues to shift further away from cradle-to-grave employment and people currently change jobs an average of twelve times throughout their career, it remains critically important. The fact remains: your business will be better if you can find a way to retain good workers.

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Connecting Hospitality and Restaurant Employees with an Internal Comms App

From their roots of a few restaurants in stunning locations, the Newport Harbor Corporation (NHC) has grown to include interesting and distinct culinary concepts that reflect the areas they call home. A leader in hospitality and culinary innovation for over four decades, NHC has a respected reputation of exceptional quality and exceeding guest expectations. With a nearly hundred-year-old history as a business in their community, NHC has a tradition of proudly serving their community and their customers. They love serving people. But as an employee owned (ESOP) company, they’re not just serving the guests that walk into their dining rooms. They’re also serving the people who come to work every day.

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Driving Change with an Employee App

It’s likely that most of us have seen a truckload of new vehicles being delivered to a dealership. The drivers of those stacks of shiny new autos might be employed by US AutoLogistics (USAL). Based in Houston, Texas, USAL’s road-based associates are part of a team of licensed, cross-country colleagues whose operating philosophy is to deliver brand new, damage-free vehicles in a cost-effective, safe, punctual, and compliant manner.

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Staffbase Summit 2018: Creating a Sense of Community and Belonging at Work

It may sound counterintuitive that the maker of a communications app for international companies with remote workforces would be promoting the benefits of face-to-face interaction. But here at Staffbase, we know as well as anyone that there’s no substitute for getting in front of your colleagues, meeting new people, and expanding your networkThat’s why we've invited a diverse group of employee communicators made up of customers, partners, and interested prospects from around the globe to come to Berlin on April 26-27, 2018 for our second annual Staffbase Summit.

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