Steelcase

Microsoft and Steelcase join forces to demonstrate the most creative workspaces imaginable

Start in the “Maker Commons,” where you can hang out on slim sofa-type benches and manipulate white board sketches on a large screen. Then, when it’s time to hunker down and work on your own, head for “the Brody” — a self-contained pod that looks similar to what you might get in first class on […]

Spotify

5 Spotify playlists to help sales and marketing teams create the perfect soundtrack for 2018

The day after New Year’s is typically when the music stops and the back-to-work monotony begins.  Hopefully you’re coming back to your desk feeling refreshed after at least a few days off from work, but even then, getting back into the groove, so to speak, can be difficult. That’s where Spotify’s playlists come in.  If you […]

employee productivity

7 Ways to Accurately Measure Employee Productivity

If you haven’t checked your employees’ productivity yet, you could be seriously damaging your business. Measuring employee productivity is just as important as measuring your finances. If you fail to keep track of your employees’ ability to meet goals and tasks, there’s a good chance your business can go downhill fast. Admit it. It’s the […]

toxic company culture

Without Definition, Toxic Company Cultures Flourish

Investopedia defines a corporate culture as its beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions. They say it can develop organically over time from the cumulative traits of the people the company hires. Too often, however, a corporate culture becomes implied and not expressly defined, leading to interpretation and conflict. […]

artificial intelligence

Receptiviti.ai, Integrate.ai Want to Help Firms Study the Emotional Needs of Consumers and Staff

Artificial intelligence is being used by many companies to do a better job of marketing an selling products and services, but firms like Receptiviti.ai and Integrate.ai are suggesting the same technology could help firms better understand the emotional issues among their customers and even their own employees. Speaking in a panel discussion at the Elevate […]

onboarding in sharepoint

Recruitment and Onboarding in SharePoint: Do All Stakeholders Win?

Recruitment and onboarding often define how successful and productive the future relationship between employers and newcomers will be. SharePoint can help make both processes be successful by giving benefits to all the involved participants. Pivotal for the entire employee lifecycle in an organization, recruitment and onboarding bring a lot of challenges to HR departments. When […]

employee advocates

Survey: Only 27% Act as Employee Advocates on Social Media

Companies that want their employees to act as their advocates on social media need to have clear policies, a consistent approach and possibly even financial incentives, according to new research. The Marketing Advisory Network report, which was based on a survey of close to 500 professionals this past spring, showed that only 27 per cent […]

applicant tracking system

How to Use Social Media For Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), also known as talent acquisition and management products (TAMP), allows the recruitment industry to automate the process of hiring. Not only does the technology provide lots of opportunities, but helps to really find the right and qualified candidate. The recruitment software market is in expansion. The latest is the industry is […]

closing technology skills gap

Redefining the Way We Learn: Closing the Technology Skills Gap

Today’s successful marketing programs are driven by technology, and the rate of change and speed of innovation is accelerating. To keep up, and stay ahead of the competition, you need talent that can help you make the most of data, move faster, and create engaging customer experience. But how do you know what skills gaps […]