employee experience

Employee Experience Officers Share Tips on Improving the Workplace

What will your organization do in 2018 to improve the employee experience? PHOTO: Paul Townsend Business leaders at the highest levels are starting to recognize the importance of offering superior employee experiences. In 2017, Deloitte reported nearly 80 percent of executives rated employee experience as very important (42 percent) or important (38 percent). The report also noted only 22 percent of those same executives said their organizations...

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9 Technology Trends Shaping the Digital Workplace in 2018

These digital workplace technology trends took root in 2017, but we can expect to see more of them in 2018. PHOTO: Eddie Kopp Over the past 12 months, the digital workplace conversation has made it clear we are talking about more than just a collection of technologies or apps designed to collectively improve productivity in organizations. What has also become clear is that the digitization of the workplace...

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Constructive Feedback Tips From a Former F-16 Pilot

F-16 pilots know that giving and taking feedback can be a matter of life and death. So how do we translate that to the business world? PHOTO: Ant Rozetsky Everyone knows feedback is essential to creating a top team. But many people, managers and employees alike, avoid feedback at all costs. Fear of feedback is common, because criticism, even constructive criticism, has the tendency to put people on the...

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How to Future-Proof Your Business

Organizations are struggling to get the communications balance right. Here are a few tips to help out PHOTO: Ian Espinosa on unsplash Change is the new normal in today's hyper-connected world. Fundamental changes, both physical and emotional, are taking place in our working environment, and those changes require companies to take a new approach to employee engagement, communication, training and business transformation. In a recent study...

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9 Big Community and Collaboration Platform Trends for 2018

2017 was a busy year for community and collaboration platforms and 2018 is looking to be more of the same PHOTO: William White Online community software had a big year in 2017, and it looks as if this trend will continue into 2018. On the one end you’ve got richer community experiences and more personalization, and at the other, big headlines around mergers and acquisitions to consolidate niche...

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The Dual Rise of the Digital Workplace and Remote Work

While the digital workplace's purpose isn't solely to support remote work, it has opened the door for more flexible working policies PHOTO: Aditya Chinchure on unsplash Remote work is on the rise. Earlier this year, Gallup released its latest State of the American Workplace report, which found 43 percent of workers now work outside of the office at least part of the time.  As interest in and...

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18 Traits of Successful Tech Leaders

http://www.cmswire.com/~/media/622348b5f8a6455291157d66eb03f87e.jpg Every leader is different, but here are some tips from tech industry leaders who successfully stayed ahead of the competition PHOTO: Ian Schneider Vision, communication, innovation and empathy are some of the principal qualities a leader needs to successfully direct a tech organization these days. But other practical requirements can influence whether a leader succeeds or not. And as Mark Robinson, co-founder and CMO of London-based Kimble Applications,...

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