Viewing: Workforce Engagement

Calculating the Cost of Workforce Zombies

In looking for ways to innovate and grow how many organizations have placed renewed emphasis on workforce engagement? Along with profit-to-earning-ratios how many have calculated the cost of workforce disengagement? The cost of creating workforce zombies in a down economy is considerable because motivated and engaged workers are the ones that help struggling organizations back […] Read More

Five Features of Intuitive Infographics

As communicators charged with saying more in less space infographics have become a tool of choice, enabling our audience to quickly grasp complex sets of ideas and information data points. The medium holds endless possibilities; afterall, if you can scan an infographic and get what you need in a fraction of the time it takes […] Read More

3 biggest communication challenges of 2012

When asked to identify the greatest challenges we expect to face this year as corporate communicators, our IABC WestFair communicators presented a picture of life in the trenches, where responsibilities were anything but predictable and change was the only constant. Not surprisingly, the effective use of social media topped the list, followed closely by change […] Read More

5 Ways to Encourage Workforce Feedback on the Intranet

In considering ways to get more employees to provide feedback on an internal corporate site, as a client recently asked, it’s good to remember that feedback is provided when there is an assurance that the worker’s voice will be heard, considered and acted upon. This is a cultural issue, really. Companies modeling a consensual decision-making […] Read More

Six Variables of Social Intranet Adoption

There are six motivational factors communicators should understand before attempting to drive workforce adoption of social intranets and participation with social networking and collaboration tools. This is part two of a discussion about the factors affecting workforce adoption of social intranets (see Key drivers of social intranet adoption), answering the question so often heard: “Hey, […] Read More

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