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Improving Employee Engagement With Our Intranet

Summary:  Four daily principles for improving employee engagement while creating a connected, motivated, high-performing team. Our people are our most critical component to success. This is true for virtually all businesses, and it’s certainly true at Intranet Connections. Subscribe for Intranet Tips And while I’m proud of our intranet technology, I’m more proud of the people I work with day in and day out. If you’ve talked to our support team, you may have met Karl, who lives by the sign he put above his desk that says “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”. If you’ve visited our blog, you’ve

Five Ways To Motivate Employees

Summary:  Make use of your internal tools at hand to motivate employees to create an ultimately more efficient, energized workplace. It isn’t always easy to know whether your employees and coworkers feel highly motivated at work or not. They may seem happy and excited to come to work, but in reality, there may be some hindrances that aren’t allowing them to reach their full potential. What we do know is that employee motivation matters – Highly engaged businesses see a 20% increase in sales and a 10% increase in customer ratings compared to businesses with low engagement levels (officevibe).

Conquering The Corporate Onboarding Process

Summary:  Conquering the corporate onboarding process – why getting started at Intranet Connections was a breeze. Starting at a new job can become a daunting task. Often, new recruits find themselves overwhelmed during the corporate onboarding process. Information overload and new policies can start to dilute the process of learning their new role. Luckily for us, Intranet Connections provides the tools to circumvent these issues. Subscribe for Intranet Tips 1. Names… So Many Names For those blessed with a perfect memory, feel free to gloss over this section. For the rest

How To Improve Company Culture At Your Organization

Summary:  Leverage your internal communication tools to drive home what your company stands for. "Describe your company culture" is a common question asked by my peers after starting out with a new organization. Luckily, I was able to answer this almost immediately at Intranet Connections, largely in part to our internal communication hub; the intranet. As employees rate their company’s qualities 20% higher at companies with strong cultures, it’s important to foster and develop these key cultural values right away. Why not use a digital interface to help boost culture adoption? With

Top Workplace Engagement Ideas: Learning Luncheons

Summary:  Here at Intranet Connections, we are always trying out different workplace engagement ideas, and recently renewed our commitment to a weekly “Lunch and Learn” program. The concept is simple, each Friday, one or more employees commits to presenting a learning topic to all staff to hopefully spark conversation and/or provide insight to staff who may not be aware of the topic being delivered. Topics need not be work-related, though a majority have some applicability to work in terms of a technology or technique we can adopt to increase workplace efficiency, promote a

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

Employee Onboarding Made Simple, By Intranet Connections

Summary: Starting a new job is an exciting, and sometimes intimidating experience. Learning everyone's name, the social norms and of course - the job itself, can build a steep learning curve. Luckily, Intranet Connection's employee onboarding process gave me the wheels to comfortably speed up the road to my new role as product manager. After having spent the last three years working as a marketing manager for a local start-up, I got to the point where I felt extremely comfortable at my job. It no longer challenged or excited me.  I decided it was time for

Core Features You Need For Your Intranet Launch

Summary:  You've just purchased an intranet - congratulations! So... what happens now? Intranet Connections will provide all the tools you need for an intranet that works for your organization; and with unlimited product support, you'll know exactly how to use all the tools to customize things the way you want for your intranet launch. Thanks to my role, I typically work with our customers after the sales process. I get to learn what features matter the most for them, as well talking through their current pain points and how to best leverage their intranet to alleviate

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

Get Your Organization On Board With Your New Company Intranet

Summary:  We show you how to increase adoption of your new company intranet, based on ACTUAL SCIENCE. We’ve all done it; installed a new app or piece of software hoping that it will be the solution to all our problems, only to use it a few times and after a week or so, have it sit there, unopened as you return to your usual routine.  Turns out there’s actual science behind why this happens, science that you can use to combat this problem and work towards 100% Company Intranet adoption. Subscribe for Intranet Tips 1. Science! Everett Rogers