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Does Workplace by Facebook live up to the hype?

Posted 17 January, 2017

 

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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National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Posted 08 December, 2016

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?

Hospitals & Healthcare

Importance of Employee Engagement – Starter for Five

Posted 08 July, 2016

 

I don’t pretend to be an expert in human behavioral science. But I like to think that after nine years of growing a business, I’ve learned a thing or two about the importance of employee engagement.

 

Human Resources

The Importance of Promoting Ethical Behavior in The Workplace

Posted 11 May, 2016

 

If you think ethics in your organization aren't a big deal, think again. Steve's story proves just how important ethics are in business. His integrity saved his employer losing more money, earned him a promotion and great respect from his boss. 

Compliance & Ethics

9 scary but true corporate security facts [infographic]

Posted 08 April, 2016
 
Corporate security facts from 2015 that will scare you into re-thinking your corporate security strategy.
The most common password from 2015, percentage of inbound email spam, percentage increase of credit card data breaches in the last 5 years and more crazy facts. 

IT & Information Security

Easy ways to promote a security culture in your organization

Posted 06 April, 2016

Despite my purposefully attention-grabbing headline, the truth is that in today’s environment of information overload, there’s no real easy way to promote a security-conscious culture in the workplace.  

What I am seeing though is many organizations sidestepping this problem by reinventing their internal communications approach.

‘Out’ are formal, one-way, heavy text-based communications. ‘In’ are interactive, visual, multi-media formats delivered via unmissable formats that demand attention.

So if you’re tasked with communicating cybercrime prevention, follow these three easy(ish) steps to engage with staff and get your information security culture humming.

IT & Information Security

Reduce email overload and catch staff attention

Posted 30 March, 2016
 

Are you worried that critical messages are not getting through to staff?

Do you feel that no matter how many times you resend an important email, you’re still not getting heard, or the results you need?

Internal Communications

Will your compliance program lose you your job?

Posted 16 March, 2016

If you’re in charge of compliance, you’re probably feeling pretty smug right now. It’s hard to think of another career where the future looks so bright.

But are you keeping up with the latest trends in compliance communication?

Compliance & Ethics

How to answer those tough questions from your CEO

Posted 23 February, 2016

Ever experienced that awkward, momentary panic when your CEO fires a question your way that you can’t answer?

It can make your stomach lurch. Your heart race. And your reputation wobble.

Second-guessing your CEO’s questions isn’t easy. But I’d bet my bottom dollar that there’s one hot topic internal communicators will soon be cross-examined on: employee engagement. 

Done well, employee engagement can be the difference between company A being more successful than company B. 

Internal Communications