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Think Outside of the Box: How to Establish Internal Comms From the Ground Up With Ben Matthews of NVIDIA

For an Internal Communication professional and leader, it is always a challenge coming into a situation where you are taking over an existing internal comms system and IC platform. You are looking to improve on the work of those who came before you. Now, imagine that you are given a clean slate. You get to start the process of building an internal comms system from the ground up.

Simpplr's Spring '22 Release: Hotaka

We’re excited to share our new Spring ‘22 release, Hotaka. This release helps further employee engagement and personalization with a range of new enhancements. Here is a quick overview of this release: With this release, we also previewed some future capabilities that are entering an early adopter phase.

The Nonlinear Journey of Communications as a Practice and Career: Thoughts from Jill Stracko, Director of Global Executive and Internal Comms at Uber

It is a testament to the tech and communications industry that our leaders are coming from non-obvious fields. Many of our best and brightest are pivoting their careers into internal comms and communications, bringing an abundance of experience and vast knowledge to better their companies and employees. One of the standouts is Jill Stracko, Director of Global Executive and Internal Comms at Uber.

The Commonality in Communication: The Journey of Andréa Maria Cecil Topper into Internal Comms

We all have journeys in life. Rarely do these plans go as expected. Some people fight the direction, believing that the only goals for their life and career are those precisely mapped out with extreme detail. When life throws them a jolt, it can be disconcerting. Some people fall apart. Other people like to take the path that comes to them. People like Andréa Maria Cecil Topper, Director of Internal Communications at Guardant Health,

The Move to Complete the Pandemic's Internal Communication's Evolution

Let’s face it, the COVID-19 pandemic changed everything about the way we communicate. It changed the use of our voice and wanting to hear other people. Everyday video chat had its place and purpose, bringing together families, students, and colleagues all over the world. And then, there was the explosion of distance learning and increased digital transformation—all centered on communication.

The Melding of Culture and Communications: How Hubspot's Culture Code Enables Employee Ambassadors to Foster Their Brand

There is a thought in tech that there are internal and external goals. And never the twain shall meet. However, at Hubspot, nothing could be further than the truth. In the 13th episode of Simpplr’s Cohesion Podcast, Amanda Berry, Manager of Corporate Brand & Communications and Head of Internal Communications, explored the intersection of company culture and communication with Sophie Hamersley, Manager of Internal Communications at HubSpot.

How can Internal Communications Help with the Return-to-the-Office Transition?

In March 2020, many employees were sent home due to COVID-19. Two years later, reintegrating employees and teams after working from home for an extended period will be challenging for leaders and internal communications. Hundreds (or thousands) of employees may be coming back the same week. You also might have hundreds of employees hired during the pandemic and have never been to the office.

Creating the Best Remote Employee Engagement

We are seeing unprecedented times in our world. The growth of the remote workforce is becoming a mainstay for employers as we move into a post-pandemic environment. In fact, according to a June 2021 Bloomberg article, a Morning Consult poll on behalf of Bloomberg News revealed that “39% of US Adults would consider quitting if their employers weren’t flexible about remote work.” That is astounding news!

Is Your Chief HR Officer the Power Behind Your Business?

We are in precarious and uncertain times. We hear the phrase “The Great Resignation” every day. The challenge to draw and retain employees has left a hole in the armor of the most stable of businesses. Talent acquisition and retention have become one of the most significant impediments to attaining company goals today. It is now at the top of every company’s agenda, and U.S. business leadership rightly sees this issue as the one to master in 2022.

How to Retain and Engage Executives Through Strategic Onboarding

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard of the Great Resignation. This unprecedented movement of professionals quitting their jobs to move to better positions, take time off to spend with family or pursue other personal endeavors hit employee experience professionals unexpectedly and without a plan. In November of 2021 alone, over 4.5 million people decided to go their way – an attrition rate that exceeded pre-pandemic rates with room to spare.