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Engaging A Distributed Workforce

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Are your employees energized and committed to executing initiatives? If not, this message is for you. A distributed workforce - sometimes referred to as a ‘frontline workforce’ - are individuals that do not work regularly from behind a desk or office. With the rise of hybrid work policies, right now 85% of the global workforce is considered ‘non-desk or frontline.’ This redistribution of the workforce can be great for employee morale - but how does it affect your employees’ engagement?

How do others use polls on Speakap?

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Do you ever wonder how other companies use Speakap? We sat down with Mariska Ramp, Marketeer at Restaurant Company Europe (also known as the chain restaurant Loetje) to find out why and how she likes using polls on the ‘Lekker App’ - Loetje’s Speakap employee app. Here are some of her tips and tricks that could work for your company too.

Break the Bias Perspectives: International Women's Day 2022

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At Speakap, we have many strong and intelligent female employees working with us. We are proud of this because we are aware of the gender biases present for women in the workplace, and we want to do our part to help reduce these biases. Female representation in the technology sector continues to be low, which is why it is important for us to draw attention to the topic of International Women’s Day and everything it stands for.

How To Better Manage Tasks

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There’s so much that goes into a task before you can mark it off your list. And you’ve landed here because you could really use some tips and tricks on how to effectively manage tasks.

How To Navigate the Digital Workplace

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Saying that workplace communications are complex would be an understatement. Receiving feedback, managing projects, and working as a team is often challenging and affects success at all levels.

5 Crisis Communications Lessons from Starbucks

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Last April, the global coffee giant Starbucks was sucked into a conversation about racial bias when an incident took place at one of their Philadelphia restaurants. The manager of the unit accused two African-American men of trespassing; police were called, the men were wrongly arrested, and the outcry was nationwide.

5 Ways To Improve Communication at Work

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An Ark Group survey amongst CEO’s cited effective internal communication as the critical factor by almost 95% of the CEO’s surveyed. However, only 22% thought their own company’s internal communication was all that effective...

Why Communication Apps Have Become Indispensable for Employee Engagement

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A quote from the Human Resources Today article How connection drives employee engagement: “With the recent shift of many employees working remotely, the connection seems to be universally craved now more than ever before. Connection is, in fact, a basic human need, residing on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs just above physical safety. And yet, research shows that 40% of employees feel isolated at work, leading to lower employee engagement.”

Why Internal Communication Tools Are Either Mobile-First or Outdated

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“The Times They Are A-Changing,” and sometimes changes come fast and furiously. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many HR-managers and internal communications specialists to have a hard look at the way their company communicates with its employees. The rise of the remote workforce and an increased need for instruction, motivation, and monitoring employee wellbeing all point to one conclusion: the old internal communications tools are no longer up to the challenge.

12 Employee Recognition Quotes From Titans

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In today’s hyper-competitive business landscape, customer obsession has become the most repeated phrase in boardrooms the world over. If you can predict what the customer wants, and provide a seamless customer experience, then you can stand out and win in this fierce environment.