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employee ideas

10 simple steps to get great ideas from your employees

By Becki Hall, February 20, 2017

In 1968, 3M employee Spencer Silver was trying to develop a super strong adhesive when he accidentally came up short. Despite pitching the resulting light adhesive for years, it took until 1974 before colleague Art Fry spotted the potential, to hold a bookmark in place in his hymnbook. In 1980, the Post-it note was born. ... read more

kent nhs

Driving patient care: how Interact has transformed engagement at Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

By Andy Crouch, February 14, 2017

As one of the largest community health providers in the country, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust faces many challenges in connecting more than 5500 members of staff across services ranging from community nursing to physiotherapy in the South East. After implementing their new intranet, ‘Flo’, in 2016, the Trust has seen significant benefits across ... read more

intranet portal

What is the difference between an intranet, extranet and an intranet portal?

By Becki Hall, February 9, 2017

Whether you’re at the start of your intranet journey or well versed in what an intranet site is and should do, there are a lot of different terms used that can quickly become confusing. Understanding what these mean and what fits best with your business requirements is an important step for success in any intranet ... read more

recruiting trends

5 recruiting trends to watch out for in 2017

By Karthik Subburaman, February 8, 2017

Following the seasonal rise in employees giving notice as part of the New Year, many organizations are setting out their recruitment priorities for the coming twelve months. Identifying the right talent to match your business needs and culture can be a tricky task. We welcome Karthik Subburaman, Country Manager or ECC International (ECCI) and Apex ... read more

agile performance management

6 tips to create agile performance management in your business

By Becki Hall, February 6, 2017

“Annual performance reviews,” report performance management consultancy experts Gallup, “no longer work.” In fact, research results from Brandon Hall Group’s 2015 survey show 70% of organizations believe their performance management programs are ‘average’ or ‘below average’. With performance reviews (ironically) getting a bad review, it’s time for a change. It’s a process of evolution that’s ... read more

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