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In Case You Missed it in 2016

Posted by SnapComms Team on February 8

2017 is already shaping up to be another stellar year as a raft of innovative products from SnapComms go live. 

But in case you missed some of last year’s product highlights, here’s a quick recap: 
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Rethink Your Relationship With Email in 2017

Posted by SnapComms Team on January 24

This time of year it’s traditional to try to stop bad habits and start good ones. In the workplace, there’s one habit of which almost every employee is guilty, regardless of your industry, job title or location: Excessive emailing.

There’s no better time than the start of the New Year to rethink your relationship with email.

With a little discipline and fresh thinking on how you communicate, your 2017 self could be more productive, decisive and efficient. And that sounds like a job promotion.

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Topics: Internal Communications

Does Workplace by Facebook live up to the hype?

Posted by Sarah Perry on January 17

 

Workplace by Facebook is the new cool tool for collaboration and communication. But is it really the cure-all for the increasing challenges faced by today’s internal communicators that we’re led to believe?

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Employee Wellness Plan for 2017

Posted by Sarah Perry on January 10

 

Kick start to wellness for 2017


The New Year period is the perfect time to run with employee wellness program ideas. Staff tend to be highly receptive – possibly due to their over-eating during the festive season, the post-Christmas blues, or the guilt of already-waning New Year’s resolutions!

Whatever the reason, it’s fertile ground for wellbeing initiatives to fly.
Start with some of these employee wellness program ideas:
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Topics: Wellness

Start 2017 Off Right - Avoid these 6 Mistakes

Posted by Sarah Perry on January 4

How to Avoid Epic Internal Communication Fails in 2017

The start of a new year is the perfect time to get your internal communications strategy back on track.
Even the most disciplined IC professional can get side-swiped with unexpected projects and management requests during the year.
So as you ease yourself gently back into work, take a moment to read these tips and make sure you avoid these common IC fails.

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Goodbye 2016. Get ready for 2017.

Posted by Sarah Perry on December 24

It’s tradition at this time of year to reflect on the past 12 months before hurtling head on to the next.

2016 will be remembered as a year of surprizes, the most spectacular of which was the US election result and the British public’s decision to exit the European Union.

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Internal Communications Best Practices - Your 5 Point Plan for Improvement

Posted by Sarah Perry on December 21

 

Internal Communications (IC) used to be thought of as just ‘sending out stuff’. But these days, organizations realize the true value this business function brings, from staff retention to increased performance. 

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Topics: Internal Communications

Engage Employees with these Fun Holiday Ideas

Posted by SnapComms Team on December 15

December is the ideal time to boost morale and improve employee engagement.

Everyone is getting into the Holiday spirit, preparing for celebrations and the end-of-year wrap up.

If you're looking for ways to engage staff and bring some festive fun into the office, read on.

These ideas are perfect ice-breakers that even the ubiquitous Office Grinch won’t resist. What’s more, they’re simple to set up and cost virtually nothing.

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Will You Be Ready When The Storm Hits?

Posted by SnapComms Team on December 14

SnapComms' customer Holiday Inn demonstrates how push-style communication tools can be used in an extreme weather crisis - and their effectiveness when communicating with dispersed staff in different locations.

Our internal communication tools helped this global organization keep their customer service staff well informed as they responded to a high volume of enquiries related to the storm.

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National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Posted by Sarah Perry on December 8

National Hand Washing Awareness Week is upon us (every year it's the second week in December).

This is the perfect opportunity to kick off a campaign to remind your staff of the importance of hand hygiene.

Hand hygiene is a major issue in every organization, but has the biggest impact in healthcare, food and the hospitality sectors. 

Everyone knows they should wash their hands - but do they know the health risks associated with not washing their hands?

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Topics: Healthcare