Trends and Insights: What The Avengers Can Teach You About Workplace Communication


EmployeeChannel is committed to bringing you information on bettering your organization through internal communications and employee engagement. We’ve put together the latest trends to help you stay up-to-date and ready to tackle your organization’s challenges. employee communication HR communication workplace communication trends and insights

Expert Tips on Improving Employee Engagement in Healthcare


There’s a perfect storm brewing in the healthcare industry. And if leaders don’t prepare now, it will wreak havoc on employee engagement. With increasing complexity in the healthcare system, new regulations, and challenging payment models, everyone, every day, is facing some level of change. employee engagement healthcare

The Cost of Poor Communication is High


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Employee Communication: It’s Not About Another Channel, It’s About Multi-Channel


When it comes to technology , we often focus on the next big thing and how technology advancement that is going to change the world as we know it. employee communication communication channel


Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

The Only Employee Communication Assessment You'll Ever Need


As the budgeting cycle begins for most companies, it’s time to consider next year’s strategy and budget for employee engagement and communication. internal communications employee communication

The 5 Top Questions for Employee Communication Analytics


HR is bombarded with demands for analytics that will improve a host of business processes, from talent acquisition and management to leadership and performance, culture adoption, and employee engagement and retention. employee communication communication analytics

Are We Headed Toward a Perfect Storm in Workforce Communications?


We previously examined the high cost of poor employee communication. Despite the cost, however, many companies continue to bear, or at least to risk, the high cost of ineffective communication. employee communications workplace communication

Employee Communication: The Emperor Has No Skills


In a thoughtful e-book titled “ The Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face ,” the Grossman Group shares the ten most common barriers to effective communication that leaders construct. The e-book provides actionable tips about how to address the problem with executives. internal communications employee communication

Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

How to Create a Message Architecture for Internal Communications


As organizations enter the final quarter, many will be planning and budgeting for next fiscal year. For most, planning and budgeting will be shaped by high-level organizational objectives as well as departmental objectives. internal communications HR communication

Are HR’s Hands Tied?


In our recent survey designed to learn about the communication requirements of non-desktop and remote employees versus the needs of office employees, our study revealed that -- regardless of work environment -- employees want the same thing: their organization’s commitment to frequent and effective communication. employee communication human resources

How an Engineer Wrecked Employee Experience


Thousands of words will be penned and spoken in reaction to a document titled “ Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber ,” an engineer’s 3,300-word document on “ideological diversity.” Some will argue that we must respect dissenting voices in the workplace, and others will express outrage over flawed thinking about gender. employee experience employee communication

Cut Me Some Slack: Why You Need a Dedicated Communication Channel


A number of news outlets reported that Slack is raising a $250 million round at a $5 billion valuation. First things first -- congratulations to the Slack team for creating such incredible value for their company. It’s a goal all startups aspire to. employee experience employee communication HR communication

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Change Management: Takeaways from Worksite Wellness


Now that we’ve inspired our employees by casting a vision of a successful company change , let’s explore how to implement successful employee behavior. employee communication future workplace change management

Change Management: Inspiring Through Communicating Vision


Change management experts have created a wide variety of change management models (as mentioned in our last blog ). Many models emphasize the importance of casting visions of the change you want to make and devising a communication plan to get there. internal communications employee communication change management

Change Management: Understanding 5 Levers for Change


Information about change management best practices is widely available to anyone looking to facilitate organizational change. We can turn to companies that specialize in managing change or reference the staggering number of change management models, which range from simple to complex. employee communication change management

Change Management: Enlisting Your Key Influencers


As HR leaders, managing change within an organization is one of the most difficult and critical tasks we face. In fact, the management of change within an organization is often the first critical step in driving new business initiatives, such as entering new markets, acquiring operations and talent, or increasing overall productivity and performance. internal communications employee communication change management

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

How to Use Employee Communication to Ensure Corporate Social Responsibility Becomes Part of Daily Corporate Culture


In a recent article, entitled CSR Values: A Healthy Dose of Show and Tell , Linda Grensing-Pophal points out how CSR “has taken hold in companies around the country and the globe.” Also, in the article, Christen Graham, president of Giving Strong, Inc., a social impact consulting firm, speaks to the communication elements that ensure that CSR values “become an integral part of the corporate culture.”. internal communications employee communication HR communication

3 Ways to Build a Strong Company Culture with Employee Communication


“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” a famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker, is one of many maxims tightly linking corporate culture and business strategy. The sentiment has been expressed in numerous ways: “culture beats strategy,” culture trumps strategy, and the more explicit, “culture determines and limits strategy,” referenced in Organizational Culture and Leadership by E.Schein. The implication is clear: a strong culture is greater than an organization’s business strategy.

Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components


Performance reviews are dead, or so we have been told. The data shows a shrinking support for the traditional method: only 15% of companies have not adjusted their annual performance management process and do not plan to.

Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making


Whether you are examining your sales pipeline, the success of a marketing campaign, or employee retention, data and analytics are essential for business decision-making. Despite this, many companies still overlook people analytics when it comes to solving complex business problems.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

10 Places to Find US – Connections Edition

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Last year, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase the latest Ultimate Software mentions and news in the HR community.

What HR Leaders Need to Know About The Growth Divide


Innovation, productivity, and sustainable growth are a handful of typical priorities for HR leaders and executive teams. So why is there a huge disconnect between what employers and employees believe is necessary to support these priorities?

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Work, Now


Most of us have experienced how the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) is changing everything about the way we live, shop and communicate.

Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover


A great company culture goes beyond work perks. While those special perks (free gourmet lunches, for example) are thrilling for new hires and a great tool for recruiters, they aren’t enough to keep your best employees engaged over time.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

How Leadership Can Reap Big Rewards By Creating A “Self-Care Culture”


We used to just call them “mental health days.” Those days when you just need to get some separation from the daily grind, refresh yourself, and do whatever it takes to get a break from multitasking and workplace tech.

Why Managers Need To Be More Vulnerable And Authentic To Give Effective Employee Feedback


Employee feedback should be simple. Just speak with your employees, right? Not exactly. Most managers are afraid to communicate with employees and for good reason.

Seven Deadly Words or Phrases to Avoid When Aligning Expectations with an Employee - DecisionWise


George Carlin, an American comedian, once did a monologue about seven deadly words that radio stations should never broadcast – I’ll let you guess which words made the list. Carlin was right, those words are “bad news”— whether on the radio or in the workplace.

Equity at Work: “No Excuses,” Please

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As a mother with a daughter entering the workforce, I wonder if, and hope that, she will receive career opportunities on par with what men in the same job will receive. I try to be optimistic, but the reality is that statistics on the inequitable income of women in the workplace are staggering.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.