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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, millenials 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

2017 Highlights and Employee Engagement at Intranet Connections

Summary:  In this blog post, we thought we'd share with you some of the best employee engagement moments and success stories from this past year. At Intranet Connections, our 5 core values are ingrained in our corporate culture, 'SPICE': Simplicity, positivity, integrity, creativity and empathy. These are also areas that we celebrate 'wins', not just in financial success, but in individual employees, and customers. Below are a few of Intranet Connection's biggest wins from 2017: Broke records including biggest sales quarter, month, and day. Hired twelve new team members across all departments, and welcomed one back from maternity leave.

Your Intranet as a Project Collaboration Tool

Summary:  Leverage your intranet as a collaboration tool to help employees connect and share on projects sites. An intranet is an invaluable collaboration tool for multi-departmental projects.  Many people believe that an intranet as something that only lives and breathes in the mysterious realm of the IT team.  With an Intranet from Intranet Connections, you have many tools built-in that will help you collaborate on any project; no 20-sided dice rolling or magic hat required.  Here’s how you can make the most of them. Collaboration Tools Communication Internal communication tools help employees connect and share; the first step to effective

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 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.

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 recognized, and form great relationships with each other. For some, the ability to engage with others comes naturally, but most often it is a skill set just like any

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, let us introduce to you the creator of all things beautiful, our graphic web designer: Vanessa. Vanessa is a creative powerhouse with an endless pool of ideas - which

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 many people who come to us, have never used an intranet or don’t fully understand what it is or its capabilities. This blog post is to answer the basic

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 together over the next few years than you will with your partner at home.  With all the time and energy invested: application screening, phone and in-person interviews, tests, reference

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 the kids off at school, been to the gym, showered, done your hair and showed up 15 minutes early to the office … you can stop reading here –