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Guide to Education Intranet Software for Schools and Higher Education

Caroline Duncan - Aug 5, 2022 7:47:54 PM

Modern educational institutions need to be powered by modern software solutions that benefit staff and students and make administrative and learning processes easy.  A platform that can act as a centralized hub for all resources that are relied on is essential. If your school doesn’t have a specialized intranet and is using outdated software, you’re missing out on many benefits and improvements.

Topics: Education- Internal Communication Channels

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Ticker vs. Email For Internal Communications: What Works Better?

Caroline Duncan - Aug 4, 2022 7:00:00 PM

Trying to reach your co-workers by email can be disappointing, especially when you are competing for their attention in a very crowded marketplace (their inboxes!)  Too many emails go unnoticed or unread, and people miss out on important information. A scrolling desktop ticker could be a good solution for getting people’s attention in your workplace and improving the flow of communication.

Topics: Desktop Alerts- Desktop Alerts Software- Internal Communication Best Practices- Internal Communication Channels- Ticker

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6 Help Desk Templates to Improve Communication

Caroline Hamilton - Jul 29, 2022 6:45:00 PM

Finding innovative and more efficient ways to do business is a priority for just about every team in every company. For the help desk, this can involve reducing redundant work practices so that the team can get on with the job of helping internal clients. Using templates for common issues is a great way to achieve this.

Topics: Helpdesk- IT Outage- IT Issues- IT communications

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12 Fun Employee Quiz Ideas to Boost Engagement and Improve Knowledge

Caroline Duncan - Jul 28, 2022 7:24:38 PM

Keeping employees engaged can be challenging for organizations. With new ways of working since the pandemic such as employees working remotely some or all of the time, those challenges have increased. Finding ways for employees to interact no matter where they are working can help to boost engagement – and one of the best ways of doing this is to introduce quizzes for work.

Topics: Internal Communications- Staff training- Employee quiz

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Employee Notification System: Keep Your People Informed and Safe

Caroline Duncan - Jul 27, 2022 7:00:00 PM

If your company needs to overhaul the way it communicates with employees and alerts them to important information, an employee notification system can definitely help. Employee alerts can be sent in a range of different circumstances and scenarios.

Topics: Desktop Alerts Software- Emergency Alert System- Internal Communication Tools- Mass notification

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3 Information Security Newsletter Templates to Use in 2022

Caroline Duncan - Jul 22, 2022 11:45:00 PM

Sending employees a cybersecurity awareness email or newsletter is one of the best ways to keep security front of mind in your organization. Using information security newsletter templates can help to save you time and give you something to work towards when sending information to staff.

Topics: Cybersecurity- Security Awareness Training- Internet Security

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Inclement Weather Policies for Hospitals: A Guide for 2022

Caroline Duncan - Jul 21, 2022 7:14:42 PM

Is your healthcare organization prepared for how it will continue to operate in the event of a severe weather episode? Inclement weather policies for hospitals are important to guide the organization when the weather turns nasty.

Topics: Healthcare- Emergency communications

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Virtual Town Hall Meeting: 10 Tips to Organise in 2022

Caroline Duncan - Jul 15, 2022 7:43:47 PM

The way that we work has changed rapidly since the pandemic, with more people than ever before working flexibly. Whether your team is completely remote or has hybrid working arrangements, chances are you won’t have everyone in the same place at the same time very often. This has always been true for large organizations with people working in different offices. 

Topics: Internal Communications

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Culture of Safety in Healthcare: 5 Steps to Success

Caroline Duncan - Jul 14, 2022 8:53:00 PM

Creating a culture of safety in healthcare is necessary to ensure that the health, safety and wellbeing of your employees and patients alike is a priority for your organization. Implementing a safety culture in a healthcare setting can be challenging, however.

Topics: Healthcare- Emergency communications

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The Importance and Purpose of an Internal Newsletter in Business

Anton Vdovin - Jul 8, 2022 12:15:00 AM

A company newsletter is one way to motivate employees to be happy at what they do. A well-designed newsletter can help improve the performance of the workforce as it is an important tool that can keep employees in the loop on the company's policies, activities, services, social events, and other company news.

Topics: Improve Corporate Communication- Internal Communications

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