Employee engagement is creeping up, but guess who's not engaged? Middle managers. Those much-maligned and ignored folks are under more pressure than ever to get stuff done and keep their organizations moving. Natalia Smalyuk of Not Business As Usual joins us for a chat about what to do.
As Fearless Communicators, we always have to keep up on the latest tools and technologies to help us achieve our employee communications goals. That's why we sat down with Suzie Robinson (ClearBox) to talk about her deep research on intranets and employee-focused apps.
Robert Gold is well-known throughout the Canadian business community as a thought-leader, an early adopter of technology and a trusted advisor to growing companies of all shapes and sizes. He shares his broad view of how and why organizations are going to emerge post-pandemic.
Establishing and sustaining a strong emotional bond is something every organization should place on senior leadership’s regular agenda and actively managing. The folks at Happeo have just released research addressing the degree to which employees actually feel connected to their organizations.
Michael Kaneva, Chief Diversity Officer at Export Development Canada joins us on The Swear Jar to work through why we’re so afraid to confront the ugly truths that underpin the need for ID&E programs in organizations.
For Fearless Communicators, the whole ID&E thing can feel like a giant minefield full of personal and organizational risk. What if we use the wrong words? What if we need to admit that our organization has been less than stellar? How do we arm our executives? Our guest, Michael Kaneva, provides some guidance.
Leaders need to get their organization's purpose sorted out and communicated across the organization as soon as possible. And employee communications teams need to focus on creating more communicators, not more communications.
Have you ever encountered resistance? Mmmmm, probably. So, let's start to crack that egg before it lands in your face.
The "Great Undesked" is a segment of the workforce that often gets forgotten, neglected, underserviced and sometimes even scapegoated by employers. In this episode of The Swear Jar, we explore what makes the great undesked unique, reveal myths about these hard-working and committed employees and talk about how to effectively build trust with them.
Whether you like it or not, your current, past and potential employees are talking sh*t about you online. It might be nice sh*t or it might be nasty sh*t, but the truth is, if you're not paying attention, someone else is owning the narrative about your brand.