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The latest tools and apps for employee communication, video messaging, employee engagement, recruiting, onboarding, retention, and more.
Whether you like it or not, corporate communication tools are being delegated to artificial intelligence to help provide instant answers and information to employees and hiring managers in all kinds of industries and businesses. How is AI intersecting with HR?
We are living at a time when there are massive changes occurring in the business world, both in how products and services are offered to business and consumer audiences to the definitions of exactly what constitutes a workplace and employees. These changes are already happening in some arenas. What will the US workplace look like, as HR communications videos penetrate the market over the next eight years?
Adam Clyne, the former chief operating officer of the Lad Bible and ex-digital chief for EMEA at Weber Shandwick, has launched a new agency, Coolr, designed to help clients integrate Facebook’s enterprise platform Workplace into their organisation.
End-to-end email encryption is getting more attention as security and compliance concerns mount, but practical use cases are rapidly being eaten away by other technologies.
Employee communications solutions try to make communication what it really is—a two-way street. These solutions engage employees and urge them to participate in the communication exchange with management.
As employee video communications rely more and more on automation and advanced networking technology, some employees might be uncomfortable with a system taking over their jobs. Here’s how to quell those concerns and use this fast-growing information technology field to your advantage.
The tactics--and offbeat questions--Inc. 500 founders and execs use to thrive.
According to recent surveys, Artificial Intelligence is here to stay, and many business owners are jumping at the new opportunities it's providing.
Corporate communication tools include the many platforms and systems Human Resources managers and company executives use to help their employees perform at their best and facilitate a web of communication between all workers. These tools can also be used help bridge the soft skills gap that can open in companies of all industries, particularly tech and software development.
Telecommuting has become a staple of many American companies in recent years, but allowing employees to work from home comes with inherent risks as well. That’s why an ironclad employee video communication system is all the more important.
After the latest wave of cyber attacks, Wire's Alan Duric urges organizations to embrace end-to-end encryption.
Employee video communication is the future of business. Videos express ideas succinctly and engage employee attention far better than a poster email. Most forward-facing companies have already started to incorporate video into their employee communication systems, but the truly advanced companies are starting to use live stream video.
An industry-wide ethical code would help give City executives meaning and purpose in their roles
Video has become a significant part of our everyday and personal lives. We are bombarded with a variety of visual stories and videos of our family, friends, and important events in our lives. We just cannot get enough of video communication and interaction.
Geofencing might be one of the most powerful employee communication tools recruiters can use to reach younger generations of workers for their company.
Employee benefits websites have become very popular with HR departments across almost all industries in recent years. As more employee benefits systems move to the cloud or online, flexibility in benefits administration is key.
Editor’s note: We’re doing a short, two-part series on the battle between Facebook’s Workplace and Slack in the internal communications tools realm. Read part one (written by yours truly, the editor) here. Jeff Myhre, an expert in entrepreneurship, Human Resources, and more, gives his take on the Workplace/Slack War based on his experience below:
The great corporate communication tools war is upon us. When Slack entered the marketplace, it changed how corporate communication tools were used in the workplace. It allowed teams to instantly communicate with each other, as well as share files, no matter who worked where. Then Facebook introduced Workplace, drawing some users away from Slack with its ease of use. Which service will be the victor? The answer is complicated.