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About Caitlin Percival

Caitlin is a strategy-driven marketing professional with over five years of experience. She is well versed in goal driven initiatives and her efforts in digital marketing have included numerous successful marketing campaigns, building and executing social media portfolios and creative storytelling. She holds a Digital and Mobile Marketing Certificate from Simon Fraser University as well as a Bachelors of Commerce (Honours Marketing) degree from the University of Guelph. When she's not in the office, you'll find her in the mountains either skiing or hiking.

Employee Engagement: Strategies to Have Fun at Work

Summary: SEDC has worked hard to make a community that their employees are proud to be a part of. Here are 10 employee engagement strategies they developed to make their employees have fun at work and feel valued. A few months ago, I had a member of our support team share a recording he had with a very enthusiastic customer of ours. Their call started off as normal, but Chris noticed when he was remoting in on John's computer that their intranet had so much character, so many widgets and images, he was intrigued and asked to see more of

Web Design Trends to Apply to Your Intranet

Summary: The designs from your favorite websites can be applied to your intranet design. Read on to learn how! Some of the website designs from the ‘90s were so awful, they make me cringe. You know what I’m talking about, the sites full of Comic Sans font and animated GIFs? To think how far web design has come since then is pretty amazing. However, I have some bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that some of your intranets still look like those cringeworthy ‘90s websites. The good news, they don’t have to.

TravisNet Shares 3 Pillars of a Successful Credit Union Intranet

Summary:  Travis Credit Union intranet replaced Microsoft FrontPage and saved thousands of IT hours while becoming the go-to resource for company materials. Kelly Swanson, Sr. E-commerce Analyst has been with Travis Credit Union since the Microsoft days when he was the full-time intranet admin. He was apart of the decision to find a more effective intranet solution since Microsoft was far too complex and imposed a strain on their resources. When they made the switch, they weren't just happy with the thousands of hours they saved in the IT department. They now have a central, secure and user-friendly location their employees

How to Motivate The Largest Generation in the Workplace: Millennials

Summary:  Lazy and entitled? Or tech savvy and progressive? How to leverage employee engagement software to create workplaces that motivate millennials. As of 2015, millennials have officially taken over as the largest chunk of the workforce. Unless you recently stepped out of a smokey DeLorean straight from 1985, you'll have noticed this shift brought considerable changes in the workplace. So, with baby boomers on their way out, gen Xers on their way up, gen z coming in hot, and millennials taking the biggest piece of the pie, how do employers evolve their work to

Meet Felipe: Part of The Team Behind The Next Great Intranet Design

Summary:  One of our newest intranet design employees was featured in VanHack's videos about how Felipe got hired in Vancouver in 12 days. Felipe is a new member of the growing development team at SQBox (all the way from Sao Paulo, Brazil). His primary focus on the team is to help develop the newest version of the Intranet Connections product with his exceptional front-end development and experience in intranet design. He's integrated well in a few short weeks and if his early contributions are an indication of what is to come, he's certain to be a very valuable development

3 Reasons to Get Excited About Online Forms: How To Reduce Paperwork

Summary:  If you're one of the progressive individuals working hard to reduce paperwork in the office, we've got some exciting news for you! There's a reason why general 'paperwork' has a derogatory feeling associated with it. 'Staying late at the office again, to finish my paperwork' 'working overtime to file this paperwork.' Paperwork is the epitome of monotony. So why not shake things up this year? Although we at Intranet Connections get excited about online forms and all they can do, (in fact over a third of our office favors the inline forms application over all others!) we realize

Intranet Engagement Ideas – Celebrate #GivingTuesday

Summary:  If you're looking to get more intranet engagement ideas, get your employees involved in #GivingTuesday! Join the global giving movement that's quickly growing a new tradition in America. After enjoying a weekend of hugely discounted shopping and indulging, it's time to do something good and give back to the community. In the spirit of giving thanks, get your organization to help the less fortunate through initiatives that share the joy to those less fortunate. Here’s how you can leverage your intranet to make a real difference this season. #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on

Employee Connections: Meet Marcelo, VP of Operations

Summary: We truly value employee connections here at Intranet Connections, and a huge proponent of that part of our culture is our VP of operations, Marcelo Orellana. Marcelo is a strong leader of the pack here at Intranet Connections. With boundless curiosity, he's never afraid of a challenge and loves to ask thought-provoking questions. As any great leader, he has the ability to relate to everyone, listen to ideas, and ensures there's a good amount of lighthearted humor in the office. We're All About Employee Connections What is Your Role at Intranet Connections? I'm the VP of Operations, with means

Souped Up Tools to Leverage Your HR Intranet

Summary: Intranet Connections is an out-of-the-box solution, meaning that it’s fully customizable, but all the code and technical set up has been done for you. Ready-made features and functionalities, as well as an HR department site, is dedicated specifically to the needs of the human resources department. HR has a lot on their plate, and although I wish I was talking about food right now, that'll have to wait until the next staff event. They are faced with the pressure to not just locate and hire the best talent, but to retain them as well. Luckily our out-of-the-box department site

Employee Profile: Meet Michelle! Customer Success Rep

Summary: This week on Meet The Team, We are pleased to present Michelle's employee profile. Whether it’s World of Warcraft, Final Fantasy, or figuring your way out of an escape room, our resident gamer Michelle is all in. Michelle has been at Intranet Connections since 2013, and is familiar with multiple versions of our software after having worked with customers in Support. When she returned from maternity leave, Michelle upped her game as our Client Support Rep, helping customers get more from their software by reaching out to both brand new and long-established customers with product information and how-tos.