Seaboard Foods Wins the Golden ARC Award for Internal Communications App

We’re excited to announce that one of our customers, Seaboard Foods, recently won a first-place Golden ARC Award for their internal communications app, SBF Connect! The app allows all Seaboard Foods employees, with an emphasis on hourly and non-desktop employees, to communicate information, create awareness about corporate values, and maintain a close-knit culture. A year after launching SBF Connect, there was a 7% increase (83%) in employee satisfaction levels regarding internal communications.
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How to Create a Successful Digital Workplace

There is a lot of talk about the “digital workplace,” which is the virtual equivalent to the physical workplace and encompasses all the technologies companies use to accomplish their goals. The digital workplace is an employee portal which includes operational systems like payroll, to core business applications like email and virtual meeting software.
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4 Ways to Make the Workplace More Hygge

You’re probably thinking “what on earth is hygge?” like we were a few months ago. Hygge is a quickly rising trend—it was even a finalist for “word of the year” in 2016. But what is it exactly and how can it help your team thrive?
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4 Ways Manufacturing Companies Can Go Green

“Going green” has been a popular discussion topic for the last decade and is important for manufacturing companies to be successful. Beyond the legal need to adhere to regulatory mandates to reduce their carbon footprint, there’s a lot of intrinsic value in going green for manufacturing companies. Adopting sustainable practices has tax incentives, cuts costs, and creates operational efficiencies. Not to mention there is a competitive advantage since sustainability is a proven factor in buyers’ decision-making. It pays to be green!
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Let Freedom Ring With Internal Communications Tools

In the spirit of celebrating America’s independence, we thought it would only be fitting to write about something so monumental to all of us—freedom. This liberty is important on a personal level, as well as in the workplace, and can be fortified with a strong foundation of communication tools.
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How the Supreme Court’s Decision on the Travel Ban Impacts Employers

The Supreme Court has allowed parts of the Trump administration’s travel ban to go into effect for foreign nationals who lack any “bona fide relationship with any person or entity in the United States.” Relationships between U.S. universities and employees who have accepted jobs in the U.S. are considered formal relationships in the court’s ruling. Although employees and students are allowed, the court, in an unsigned option, left the travel ban against citizens of six mostly Muslim countries on hold.
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How to Make Employees Care About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a primary concern for every IT department. In fact, security is among the top technology initiatives driving IT investment (29%), which is almost equal to cloud computing and big data analytics.

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The Hard Facts About Employee Engagement: Statistics

Reports show that disengaged employees cost companies between $450 and $550 billion a year, so it’s clear employee engagement is more important than ever. A vast amount of research on this subject is conducted annually, offering some key insights into the current state of employee engagement in companies like yours. Let’s take a look at the numbers.
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10 Internal Communication KPIs to Track in a Retail Chain

Retail is a highly competitive industry so it’s crucial for retailers to know everything about their business to stand out among their competitors. What’s not working is just as important as what is. One of the first, and often overlooked, steps to achieving success is starting from the inside out. You guessed it. I’m talking about internal communication.
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3 Reasons You Want AI in the Workplace

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term that ignites excitement and fear in the masses. Many are worried that robots will populate the workforce and take our existing jobs. While this projection may be true since it’s already taking place—the transition doesn’t have to be scary. Humans will still have a dominant workforce presence in this era of digital transformation. AI may take some of the jobs currently performed by humans, but AI will also create scores of new jobs and transform the ones we currently have.
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