Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

Sugar and SPICE and Everything You Need For Employee Engagement

Summary: Employee engagement is a vital ingredient to the success at Intranet Connections. That’s why we came up with our SPICE acronym: simplicity, positivity, integrity, creativity, and empathy. Keeping our employees engaged with these five core values not only keeps them at the company for longer but improves productivity in the workplace.

Sugar and spice make everything nice in our office. Employees work hard, enjoy coming into work, have their work

By |September 1, 2017|Best Practices, Employee Engagement|0 Comments

Meet Vanessa: The Best Intranet Software Demands The Best Staff

Summary: This week on ‘Meet The Team’ we are introducing Vanessa: the very talented web graphic designer who helps us make the best intranet software for small to mid size companies.

Not to brag, but we know our product is the cat’s meow, and it’s because we figured out what it takes to keep this kitty purring. It’s our wonderful staff. So now that we’ve let that cat out of the bag,

By |August 24, 2017|Employee Engagement, Intranet Software|0 Comments

What Is Intranet Connections? A Workplace Problem Solver

Summary: What is Intranet? This is a question we often receive from prospects who recognize the problems they face in the workplace but aren’t exactly sure how to solve them. That’s where Intranet Connections comes to play. So the question is not’ What is Intranet’ but should be ‘What is Intranet Connections, and how can they help?
Most of our clients have switched from SharePoint or from a previously in-house intranet. But

By |August 18, 2017|Employee Engagement, Intranet Software|0 Comments

The Employee Onboarding Process: They Said YES! Now What?

Summary: They said yes, and signed the offer! The first steps of the employee onboarding process are crucial for entering into a long lasting, mutually beneficial professional relationship. Here is some advice from our CEO at Intranet Connections to make sure the honeymoon period starts off organized and welcoming.
Getting an accepted offer from a candidate can feel much like getting engaged.  After all, you’re likely going to spend more time

The Mondays, The Epidemic Affecting Productivity In The Workplace

Summary: Monday, 99% of the business world’s least favorite day, has been dangerously affecting productivity in the workplace for decades. Here at Intranet Connections, we’ve been vigorously searching for a cure since 1999. We believe to have found a cocktail mix of 3 intranet features when used correctly, can not only prevent and treat the Mondays, but cure them as well.
To the 1% ‘refreshed’ Monday people who’ve had a full breakfast, dropped

Get Noticed With Employee Profile Tips and Tricks

Summary: We highlight the importance of having an engaging Employee Profile and how to make yours stand out with hidden tips and tricks.
We recently started sharing a series of blog posts highlighting the profiles of our very own employees at Intranet Connections, including Monica Zlotnik (HR) and Karleen Murphy (Client Services). Engagement comes when people see the ‘human-side’ of organizations, so there’s no better way to increase engagement in your company

4 Intranet Tips to Simplify Your Intranet and Improve Engagement

Summary: Follow these 4 key intranet tips to simplify your intranet so that it’s easier for your admins to maintain, and your employees to navigate and locate content.
Simplicity is something many of us are seeking as we declutter or downsize. At Intranet Connections, simplicity is one of our core values as a provider of out-of-the-box software. And for intranets, simplicity can be the difference between a highly functional intranet and

Measuring Employee Engagement With Intranet Insights – Stats at Every Level

Summary: To design Intranet Insights, we had many conversations with customers to determine what they really needed out of intranet statistics in addition to measuring employee engagement. Customers let us know they needed to view data at every level.
High-Level Metrics they can present to management.
Mid-Level Statistics for sites and applications, and then filtered by department and location.
Low-Level Data exported to Excel to calculate their own metrics or to troubleshoot specific problems.

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Generating Employee Engagement with Millennials

Summary: 3 simple steps to generate employee engagement within the millennial workforce.
There are mountains of information and opinions on how to work with millennials.  We’ve mined through the proverbial trenches to present you with these gems:
1. Stimulate Employee Engagement with Employee Recognition
First and foremost, this generation craves recognition.  It’s motivating to be acknowledged for the time, effort and devotion to the task.  Be careful, praise that is not genuine or

The Five Habits of Highly Engaged Employees

Summary: Typically, the focus is on actions companies can take to foster employee engagement in the workplace.  This is one side of the coin, but a healthy relationship requires a marriage of responsibilities, efforts, and behavior.
For a company, it starts with clarity of purpose and strategy. By connecting goals and actions bottom-to-top, employees know what they’re working towards achieving.  An intranet is a support tool to communicate these, through company news,