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Video Communication Trends for a New Decade

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Customers and corporate clients respond to video in advertising. Video conferencing makes employee and internal communication easier. Explainer videos for training and onboarding processes are growing in popularity. Creating and maintaining video content is getting easier and more cost effective.

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Use Tax Season to Start Financial Wellness Conversation with Employees

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We’re in the middle of tax season now and April 15th is closing in fast. For many full-time employees , filing their taxes every year isn’t all that difficult. And it should be straightforward for employees earning all or most of their income through your company.

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Common Change Management Mistakes of Digital Transformation

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Most digital transformations at an organizational level come only when it’s absolutely necessary, and change management tactics often reflect this.

How to Talk about Diversity and Inclusion at Work

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In 2019, diversity and inclusion has been a hot topic – one which can be delicate and, therefore, difficult to discuss. These issues require more than employee communications technology to be effectively addressed. What’s the most appropriate way to approach these topics within the workplace?

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

The Truth About Workplace Texting Communications

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Workplace texting communications and instant messaging systems are nothing new. In fact, the technology has been around long enough for different generations of workers to react to it in different ways. Many workers have embraced these systems for the ease they bring.

2020: An Exciting Year for Video Communication

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Video communication is the most effective way to deliver information to the hearts and minds of your staff and 2020 isn’t going to change that. In the old days, the norm was using corporate training films shot by an outside firm that repackaged them for as many clients as possible.

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HR Managers: Build a Working Relationship Between Recruiting and New-Hire Onboarding

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To new workers in your organization, the employee recruiting and new-hire onboarding processes essentially merge into one long process. If you’re a recruiter or HR manager, you have to manage these separate processes while keeping that employee experience in mind.

Why HR Managers Should Invest in Video for Employee and New-Hire Training

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HR managers face the task of creating systems that keep employees in the building or under contract. High employee retention saves resources. Those resources can then be put to a better use than recruiting, onboarding and training batches of replacement employees every three months.

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Employee Offboarding: How to Communicate with Departing Employees

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Employee offboarding rarely gets the attention employee onboarding does, and that’s a huge mistake. A documented, formal offboarding process , even for remote employees, prevents legal and security issues.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Use Benefits Enrollment Communications to Educate and Prepare

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Over the years, I’ve learned that there are two things people really hate. The first is change. The second (which is related to the first) is an unwelcome surprise. For most people, healthcare and benefits are something they don’t pay much attention to. At least, until they need them.

Why Chief Human Resources Officers Are Investing in Mental Health and Wellness

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As we’ve known for a while now, mental health is an important component of overall employee wellness. Mental health impacts productivity and morale, which ultimately impact the company’s bottom line.

Tech Trends for HR Managers: The Year Ahead

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HR managers are in the midst of a global revolution for the better. We’re currently experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The first of these revolutions saw the introduction of mechanization with both steam and water power. The second featured mass production made possible by electricity.

When Change Management Comes to HR

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HR spends a lot of time working on the change management other departments in an organization need, and rightly so. Change in business is inevitable, and it’s human nature to resist change. HR exists, in part, to overcome that resistance and ensure staff develop and hone the skills needed to succeed.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Recruitment and Retention: Five Things Employers Can Learn from the Police Hiring Crisis

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Recruitment and retention are becoming extremely important in all industries. According to Inc. , 17% of employees are quitting their jobs due to management and overall work environment. If you’re a dedicated employer, you work diligently to make sure your employees are in it for the long haul.

Building Your Employee Wellness Plans for 2020

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It’s 2020, and the employee wellness industry is growing. Employers and HR managers have long realized that investing in these programs has long-term advantages for all employees, even if not all of them opt in to optional employee wellness initiatives.

Easing the Benefits Enrollment Process with Decision Support and More

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It’s that time of year again, when many companies roll out new or returning healthcare options to employees. The problem? What employees want when determining their healthcare options doesn’t always match what employers think they want.

New-Hire Orientation Questions to Answer for Improved Employee Retention

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The employee experience is exactly what it sounds like. It describes how employees experience working for your company, and it’s too large to be seen as wholly positive or wholly negative. Frequently, there are positive aspects of miserable employee experiences and negative aspects to happy ones.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

How HR Creates Diversity and Inclusion

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Human resources is responsible for many duties, most of which directly or indirectly affect diversity and inclusion efforts. Many company leaders still cringe a little when trying to improve diversity and inclusion. In order to include some people in your organization, you have to exclude others.

Five Simple Practices Promoting Mental and Physical Health and Wellness in the Workplace

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In 2019, health and wellness programs are becoming more prominent – but what if your company doesn’t offer any formal wellness benefits? Fortunately, you don’t need a fancy office gym or sleep pods to encourage and maintain workplace health.

How Employee Training Videos Can Help During Open Enrollment

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The open enrollment landscape has changed dramatically thanks to video communications technology like employee training videos. You might think of training videos as only making sense for new employees’ onboarding experiences or other training sessions.

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Anatomy of an Effective Benefits Decision-Support Initiative

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The weather is starting to cool. The leaves are beginning to change colors. Pumpkin spice everything has hit the store shelves. That means just one thing. Open enrollment season for healthcare is here, and the time for benefits decision-support tools to shine is now.

Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Why You Should Get Aggressive About Passive Enrollment Communications

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Annual enrollment is a stressful time for human resources and employees alike. Making few changes and leaning into a passive enrollment can seem like the easiest solution for all involved.

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How HR Managers Affect the Loyalty of Millennials at Work

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If you pay attention to certain articles published around the web, you’d think HR managers are pulling their hair out trying to keep millennials at work. They assume millennials and Generation Z are flighty, flaky workers who don’t stick with the same employer for long.

Packets to Portals: The Evolution of Benefits Decision Support

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Today, benefits decision-support tools come in many different forms. You could say that the original support tools were those huge packets you had to read (and reread) to figure out what was covered and by which health insurance plan. Many companies still use packets.

How Better Employee Benefits Communications Can Solve the Usage Gap

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More and more companies are providing wellness programs. There’s a growing disconnect between what’s offered and what’s understood and utilized by employees. This leaves organizations suffering from usage gaps in their employee wellness and benefits programs. How can organizations close usage gaps?

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

The Digital Employee Experience: Where HR and Employee Videos Fit

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You’re probably familiar with HR and corporate terms like change management , talent acquisition, corporate culture or diversity and inclusion. You know how HR and employee videos drive some of these concepts. You’re aware of what CEO, IT and HR stand for. But are you ready for a new acronym?

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Recruitment and Retention: What We Can Learn from Government Agencies’ Struggles

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Recruitment and retention are a struggle for organizations in both the private and public sectors. One advantage private organizations have is that they can change recruitment strategies quickly. They can also more easily adjust the compensation packages they offer.

Why Change Management Innovators Should Work with Influencers

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The term change management describes approaches that aid everyone from individuals to entire companies to make organizational changes. A perpetual challenge of change management is selling these changes to your workforce.

Season’s Greetings from Flimp Communications

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2019 has been a year full of changes for us here at Flimp Communications. Our team continued to grow, we developed a new animation style and we’ve survived another busy open enrollment season. It’s been a wonderful year and we would like to thank everyone who has been a part of making it so great. We also have exciting things planned for 2020, including new blog content. For now, enjoy this little peek at the Flimp holiday party. ? ? ? ? ?.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

3 Ways HR Pros Can Use People Analytics to Help the Bottom Line

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Organizations are regularly faced with a variety of challenges. Right now, many are faced with finding and retaining the best talent. Some companies might be experiencing a slump in sales. Some organizations are finding that a new technology is disrupting their market.