The technology landscape is changing. The way the web is being accessed is entirely different from how it was before. People are switching from using big and chunky to lean and small screens. More and more mobile usage is exceeding desktop usage, 70% of all Americans own smartphones and 50% own tablets. These mobile devices are responsible for 71% of the country’s digital traffic. Tasks that were limited to the desktop now are fully done through a smartphone. People shop, interact, and work using their phones.
Gallup found that about 43% of American employees do their jobs away from an office at least part of the time and that this number is rising. In 2030 the demand for remote work will increase by 30% thanks to Gen Z preferences, according to Gartner. So with the landscape of daily work life transforming, how can traditional companies keep up?
As the new year approaches, people reflect on their past and plan the changes they want for their future. By this time of the year, new year's resolutions are defined, which are usually promises that will make the upcoming year better than the one that is coming to an end. In two days, we are entering another decade, new business models will emerge, and companies should adapt to these changes while keeping all their employees focused and motivated. To keep up with this new phase while increasing employee engagement, implementing company alignment should be any business top priority for the new year.
Thanksgiving is around the corner and it’s time to give thanks. This time of year is the perfect opportunity to show your employees how important they are and make them feel valued, which is something we crave as humans.
CEO of The Energy Project, Tony Schwartz wrote an article for Harvard Business Review titled “The Only Thing that Really Matters”. He wrote that “the struggle to feel valued is one of the most insidious and least acknowledged issues in organizations. How we’re feeling — and most especially whether or not we feel acknowledged and appreciated — influences our behavior, consumes our energy and affects our decisions all day long, whether we’re aware of it or not.”
Adopting an intranet has its potential benefits that are also potential problems. It could mean time saved or time wasted. The user-experience could keep employees coming back or drive them away. Content creation will fall onto employees and it will be another tool used in the office, both factors that could complicate things further. Here are a few things to think about before implementing an intranet in your company.
Every client’s platform is a reflection of their company culture and mission. Your users should feel like they can come to this platform to feel involved and up to date with company news and events. Our team wants to make sure that you take full advantage of what our platform has to offer and that your users keep coming back for more. Here are some ways administrators and event coordinators can take advantage of the platform and make it a pleasing experience for all. Before launching the platform to all company users, administrators and event coordinators should read this! *Scroll down for a video summary
Great news, your company is growing! Growth is a positive thing but it can be daunting for leadership. How can you make sure that the culture you’ve worked hard to build won’t get lost in the shuffle? Here are some tips to keep all your employees satisfied during times of change!
Engaging your frontline employees is critical to a company’s success and leadership needs to take the lead. Your frontline workers are the ones who interact directly with customers, they’re on their feet, in the open and represent your brand. Here are some tips to effectively engage with your frontline workers:
Studies say that on average, Americans check their phones 80 times a day. The ease of access to phones has turned them into the primary way in which we consume media. It’s no wonder that it’s rare to find a company that doesn’t utilize social media in some way, and why not? Companies are saving millions and making millions by relying solely on or in large part on social media for marketing. In fact, in 2017 it was calculated that 90 percent of U.S. businesses were using social media for marketing purposes.
It may seem simple but social media marketing takes work and skill. Here are some tips to help boost your influence: