Intranet Tips from the Intranet Connections Team

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,

5 Ways to Make Employees More Productive and Improve Employee Connection

Summary: Attracting and retaining a strong and productive workforce is the best investment for your organization. Here are 5 tips to improve your employee connection.
It’s a competitive environment for employers when trying to keep their best resource – employees. So how can you maintain a strong pool of highly productive employees? Simple – keep them happy. Sure you could pay them more, but that’s not always feasible or the right tactic.

Navigating the Intranet Handover as a New Intranet Admin

Has there been a change in your organization and the intranet admin duties have fallen on your lap? The best indicator of a successful intranet is the people that power it, and in most cases in small to mid-size organizations, there’s a single point person championing the cause. Because of this, it can be a difficult time when that person is gone for an extended leave, retirement or moving on to other opportunities. Below are 5 tips to ensure a smooth transition in your intranet admin takeover.

Capterra Ranks Intranet Connections Top 20 Document Management Software

Summary: Capterra ranks Intranet Connections’ Top 20 Document Management Software placing in the number 10 spot! We cover what Document Management Software is and who stacks up!
We may be new to the Capterra Top 20 list, but we’re not new to intranet software. At Intranet Connections, we believe in simplifying the way you work by continuously improving our software. We have turned, what is traditionally known as a communications network, into a robust, out-of-the-box software

Three Ways To Leverage Your Intranet During Mergers and Acquisitions

Summary: Mergers and acquisitions, though exciting, can also be challenging for employees. Your intranet can help ease the transition with features such as; Online Forms, Document and Policy Management, and ADSync.
Change, while inevitable, is uncomfortable for most people. This discomfort can be exaggerated for employees experiencing change brought on by mergers and acquisitions, due, in large part, to the complexity involved. New policies, procedure adoption, and management can be daunting at first.

6 Employee Retention Resolutions to Make This New Year

Summary: Having a hard time thinking of a new years resolution? Make it to improve employee retention using these 6 strategies!
It’s that time of year again; the time of year that brings change and new beginnings. With 2016 coming to a close and 2017 slowly creeping up, it’s time to make the dreaded new years resolution. New years resolutions seem scary because we often set resolutions we don’t intend to keep. However, new years resolutions don’t have to be scary! So don’t put down that last piece of gingerbread and rush to the gym just yet.

3 Ways Your Intranet can Help You Make the “Nice” List these Holidays

Summary: From donating to charities to throwing a big staff event, here are 3 ways your intranet can help your organization make the “nice” list this holiday season while supporting your holiday initiatives.
It’s a wonderful time of the year to look back, give back and celebrate as a company.  There are many ways you can support these efforts using your intranet. Here’s a “nice” list of things to do, and how your intranet can support holiday initiatives.

By |December 19, 2016|Intranet Software, Leadership & Strategy, Top 5 List|0 Comments

How TV Sitcom “The Office” Would Have Used Intranet Software

Summary: How would Michael Scott and Dunder Mifflin have benefited from an intranet? We found 6 episodes where intranet software would have saved the day!
I’m a fan of The Office. I’m also the Marketing Manager at Intranet Connections. Despite doing my best to strike an admirable work/life balance, when it comes to binge-watching The Office, I fail miserably. I inevitably think of how many ways intranet software would have benefited Dunder Mifflin. So, how would Michael Scott and the Scranton gang have used their intranet?

Customer Success with Intranet Connections [5 Factors]

Summary: Lincoln Murphy’s 5 factors for customer success, and how these factors contribute to our customers’ success with Intranet Connections’ Intranet Software.
Are you an ideal customer for Intranet Connections? I often think about whether or not our product is the right fit for our customers, but after attending Lincoln Murphy’s presentation on customer success (as part of AceTech’s speaker series), I have a new way of thinking about it.

You can learn more about how Lincoln describes Customer Success, but here’s my understanding in a nutshell: