Supporting a Culture of Employee Feedback at CSG

Please welcome Kyla Shea, global communications strategist at CSG, to today’s latest Culture, Comms & Cocktails podcast episode.   CSG offers software solutions (including digital billing, customer interactions, and payments services) that help companies around the world monetize and digitally enable a seamless customer experience. Operating across more than 120 countries worldwide, CSG manages billions of [...]

Webinar: Telling Great Stories 2019

What's the storytelling curve? Thousands of leaders—including the management teams of the Fortune 500—have taken the original How to Make Video Like a Boss training in person or read the book. Telling Great Stories is a new live webinar that expands on that success, and provides a framework that can be used by leaders to [...]

Webinar: Telling Great Stories 2019 – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar! This webinar will take place online on September 25, 2018 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from On24. If you have any questions [...]

Is the CIO the New Change Agent for the Digital Enterprise?

How Does the CIO Make Life Better for Employees? Chief Information Officers (CIOs) play a critical role in shaping the digital workplace. As digital transformations become more frequent and impactful, CIOs will be at the center of all technological change.  Company culture is often identified as a leading barrier to digital transformation for business leaders. […]

Collaboration Hubs May Be Bad for Your Health

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Ask a Communicator: When Your Workforce Doubles in Size—How To Take The Sting Out Of Organizational Change

Dear SocialChorus: Our company is undergoing a merger, and our workforce will soon double in size. How do we help our employees with these new changes?  The truism “change is the only constant” seems like it should have been coined in the 21st century rather than back in ancient Greece. Because let’s face it: this […]

10 Ways HR Can Create a Positive Employee Experience during a Digital Transformation

The digital workplace is evolving, and that includes HR teams.  Technology has transformed the way employees work. The latest tools feature AI, automation, targeted workflows, and increased channels for communication. In addition,  generational demographics of the labor force are shifting. Baby boomers are leaving the workforce, while millennials now make up the majority of the [...]

3 Reasons to Reevaluate Your Internal Communications Strategy

The end of the year is a great time to take stock and reevaluate your goals—and that includes internal communications teams. The best leaders continually reevaluate their internal comms strategies so they can set themselves up for future success. Here are three reasons they make reevaluations a best practice today.   Reason #1: Many companies [...]

Using the Digital Workplace to Improve Employee Experience

What is the Digital Workplace? Every era has seen its share of technological innovations. But our current digital era has produced a greater number of tools than we’ve ever seen before. These tools are highly sophisticated in terms of technological design and capability; and they’re proliferating at extremely rapid rates.  In short, it’s an exciting […]

How to Build a Culture of Transparency With Delphi Technologies

Today, we’re proud to have our guest, Charlotte Riss, global internal communications manager at Delphi Technologies. We’ll discuss how Delphi’s D-Line (their SocialChorus-powered workforce communications platform) reaches and engages employees with tailored content, improves and promotes culture and values, and helped its CEO communicate authentically and easily with workers. We also review  what Delphi Technologies [...]

Research Brief series: Beyond Tactics | The Strategic Contribution of Communication | Produced by IC Kollectif

Research Brief Series: Beyond Tactics | The Strategic Contribution of Communication As an IC Kollectif Gold Industry Partner, we're pleased to offer the seventh edition of their Research Brief Series. One of the big challenges for communication professionals is to describe in a paragraph what their strategic contribution is. Often the response is to describe what [...]

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The Employee Experience in 2019

Every month we highlight the top trends in digital transformation, the digital workplace, and the employee experience.  August’s top 10 news stories come from HRD Connect, Harvard Business Review, HR Dive, and Gallup. Topics include: Updating the intranet to improve your digital workplace Managing digital transformations  Leveraging employees as online brand ambassadors  The power of [...]

What is an Intranet and Is It Still Relevant to Your Organization?

Internal communications is at the center of digital transformation today. And, as companies adopt more and more advanced technological tools to communicate with and engage employees in highly effective ways, there may soon come a time when intranets are seen as dusty relics of an older era.  What is an Intranet? If you’re one of […]

8 Key Components to a Successful Communication Strategy

Last year, we blogged about what makes a successful multi-dimensional communications strategy. Since then we have not only learned from our customer’s success but also from IT, HR, and Communication professionals on how technology trends and digital initiatives are impacting internal communication strategies at organizations.  We know that a good communication strategy can help increase […]

Don’t Skimp On These 15 Essential Elements Of Your Marketing Campaigns

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

The Top 5 Culture, Comms, & Cocktails Podcast Episodes from 2019

We launched the Culture, Comms, & Cocktails podcast this year to serve internal communications straight up. With nearly 20 years of experience in marketing, corporate communications, and internal communications, I’m your host Chuck Gose, senior strategic advisor at SocialChorus.  My passion and enthusiasm for the communications profession began early in my career at General Motors [...]

Internal Communicators, Please Don’t Abandon the Intranet

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Transforming Canadian Pacific Railway’s Internal Communications Strategy

Culture, Comms, and Cocktails is internal comms served straight up! I'm your host, Chuck Gose, senior strategic advisor at SocialChorus, and on this episode, we have Melissa Murray, director of internal communications and community relations at Canadian Pacific Railway, or CP as the locals call it.  Melissa and I will talk about how they transitioned [...]

This is how to fight fake news at work in a post-trust era

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

comms.london Presents Charlotte Harvey: How Comms Can, And Should, Take Over – London – October 1, 2019

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Breakfast will be served Location: Aqua Shard @ The Shard | London SE1 9RY Please join us on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 for our third comms.london event, a breakfast briefing, at the The Shard in London. We will cover two of the most important [...]

comms.london Presents Charlotte Harvey: How Comms Can, And Should, Take Over – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' comms.london Executive Breakfast! This event will take place on Tuesday, October 1 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Maggie at maggie.prince@socialchorus.com. We look forward [...]

Join Us in Chicago and Learn How Archer Daniels Midland Communicates Across their Global Workforce – September 19, 2019

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Breakfast will be served Location: Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago | 505 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654 Description: Your employees are getting harder and harder to reach. Roughly 50% of the wired workforce is remote, and that’s not taking into account traditional deskless, non-wired [...]

Join Us in Chicago and Learn How Archer Daniels Midland Communicates Across their Global Workforce – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Executive Breakfast! This event will take place on Thursday, September 19 at 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Maggie at maggie.prince@socialchorus.com. We look forward to [...]

Ask a Communicator: Which Department Owns Internal Communications—It’s Complicated

Dear SocialChorus: Internal communications at my organization is spread across multiple departments. Marketing hosts events, HR is responsible for employee benefits, and our comms team creates all corporate communications. So, which department owns internal communications?    It’s true: Internal communications can be owned by various departments. It all depends on what arrangement will work best […]

Here’s exactly what it takes to get accepted into Stanford Graduate School of Business, according to 6 grads and the assistant dean of admissions

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How Archer Daniels Midland Communicates Across their Global Workforce – Minneapolis – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Executive Breakfast! This event will take place on Thursday, September 5 at 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Maggie at maggie.prince@socialchorus.com. We look forward to [...]

Managing digital disruption in the workplace: Cyrus Gilbert-Rolfe, SocialChorus

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Algorithm-generated rotas: A good idea?

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

3 Steps to Empowering Your Frontline Team with Technology

 Inform and inspire deskless employees to do their best work. Frontline workers are often your company’s first line of contact with customers, so they’re vital to creating a great customer experience. But they often feel disconnected from their organization, because workforce communications are difficult for them to access—for example, they may not have a company [...]

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Top 5 Internal Communications Webinars of 2019

Our monthly webinars cover a variety of topics, from internal communications best practices to the latest research in employee engagement. These events help communicators to do what they do best: Tell great stories and create great content to reach their entire workforce. We looked back at all our webinars; and the most popular ones say […]

How HR and Internal Communications Can Collaborate to Drive Amazing Employee Engagement 

Is it possible for internal communicators to achieve effective internal communication with HR?  We all know IC and HR teams have traditionally been siloed, and businesses suffer as a result. According to Gallup,  70% of employees are not engaged. Meanwhile, organizations that do improve employee communications can increase productivity by 20-25%. The thing is, good […]

Webinar Recording: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Learnings From Our 2019 Internal Communicator Index

Help Your Organization Benefit From What We Learned In Our Latest Research Report   How much are companies spending on internal communications? What do CEOs really expect of communicators? How does your company measure up when it comes to communicating with employees? These questions and more are answered in our new research report, the 2019 Internal [...]

Webinar Recording: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Thank You

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Why Employees Should Be Key Stakeholders in Workplace Technology

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

All the Ways the Whirlpool Corporation Leverages Its Employee Engagement Platform

On today’s episode of Culture, Comms, & Cocktails, we have Kathy Craig, senior manager of corporate reputation for Whirlpool Corporation global communications out of Michigan. We’ll chat about how Whirlpool is leveraging its Whirlpool 360 employee engagement app, powered by SocialChorus, to allow its C-suite to communicate authentically and directly to employees and reach manufacturing [...]

Working From Home: Encouraging Your Team’s Productivity No Matter Their Location

Guest post by Anastasia Masters, Content Marketing Associate at G2.com As technology advances and we become more interconnected globally, the workplace is no longer confined to a single location. Many teams are spread across nations and countries as companies become more global and flexible in regards to policies surrounding remote work and working from home. […]

Research Brief series: Communication Professionals | The Case for Business Acumen | Produced by IC Kollectif

Research Brief Series: Communication Professionals | The Case for Business Acumen Based on primary and secondary research from IC Kollectif, this brief presents key findings on the importance of business acumen for internal communication professionals. The brief:  Defines what business acumen is Presents survey results on this topic conducted by different organizations Underlines what business [...]

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What’s Next in Employee Communications?

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Automation for Internal Comms, Are You Ready?

Think about your latest initiative—the yearly open enrollment, compliance for your frontline workers on the East Coast, or announcing the town hall meeting with the CEO. How did you get the communications out? Imagine if you could automate these messages, target the right employees on their preferred channels, and then measure how they performed in […]

Top 20 Internal Communications Agencies in 2019

What’s the advantage of using an internal communications agency? There are actually quite a few benefits.  First, employee communications teams are notoriously lean (approximately 1 communicator for every 10,000 employees). So lots of communications teams need extra support now and again.  Second, internal communicators are under great pressure today to deliver great results during a […]

4 Key Components to a Successful Multi-Dimensional Communication Strategy

Want more content like this? Read the updated blog post 6 Key Components to a Successful Communication Strategy ‘Multi-dimensional communication strategy’ may be a mouthful to say, but it’s actually pretty simple. What it boils down to is a comprehensive communications strategy that targets multiple, relevant audiences through a variety of modes, platforms, and media [...]

If we stay or go – Embrace internal comms while others lose their heads over Brexit

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Looking Back at Digital Workplace Predictions for 2019

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Ask a Communicator: 10 Tips for Engaging Frontline Team Members

Dear SocialChorus: Most of my workforce is “deskless.” This sometimes makes it difficult to keep all our employees aligned and in the loop. How can I consistently engage and communicate with my hardest-to-reach workers?    We’ve noticed more and more communicators expressing concern about how to reach their “deskless” workers. The fact is, Silicon Valley [...]

The evolving workplace

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How can employers use total reward to align staff with business goals?

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Culture, Comms, & Cocktails: What’s the Current State of Employee Communications

Culture, Comms, & Cocktails is internal comms served straight up. So settle in, drink in the knowledge, some shaken, some stirred, and maybe even some with a twist, and enjoy the top-shelf guests I have lined up for you. In this episode, we have Sonia Fiorenza, VP of communications and engagement at SocialChorus, aka leader [...]

The Role of Technology in Change Management

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Webinar: Learnings from our 2019 Internal Communicator Index: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar! This webinar will take place online on July 24, 2019 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from ReadyTalk. If you have any questions [...]

10 Critical Drivers of Employee Engagement in 2019

The job of any good communications professional is to keep employees highly engaged. Employee engagement is critical to productivity and retaining/attracting employees; and engaged employees increase motivation among the entire workforce and enable others to feel as though they have a stake in a company's strategic direction. That’s why so many companies are prioritizing the [...]

How to Approach Change Management in the Digital Workplace

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Research Brief series: How Business Leaders Value IC | The Perspectives of Practitioners | Produced by IC Kollectif

Research Brief Series: How Business Leaders Value IC | The Perspectives of Practitioners Based on primary and secondary research from IC Kollectif, this brief presents key findings related to which extent practitioners believe that business leaders: Value internal communication   Consider internal communication as part of the corporate strategy  View IC teams as trusted advisers  [...]

Research Brief series: How Business Leaders Value IC | The Perspectives of Practitioners | Produced by IC Kollectif – Thank You

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9 Components of a Digital Platform for Workflow Automation

Gartner projects businesses will spend an eye-popping 3.85 trillion dollars on IT this year. That’s because so many companies are embracing automation and digital technology tools.  So it makes sense to ask: Does your workplace have an effective digital platform to automate your workflows?  Here’s why the digital workplace matters. First, it affects every system [...]

HR Technology News and Top Stories from the Week of Jun 24, 2019

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

The Digital Workplace: Why now?

There’s a reason you’ve been hearing a lot about the digital workplace lately. Researchers forecast that companies will spend nearly $35 - $80 billion on digital workplace technologies in the next few years. From our own research here at SocialChorus, we know 75 percent of organizations plan to increase spending specifically on workforce communications.  The [...]

Webinar Recording: HR + IC = The Secret Sauce To Transformation

Human Resources Needs A New BFF—Internal Communications.  Over the years, HR has only been transactional—not relational. How do we get over the transactional-focus hump to instead focus on building a real relationship with our workforce? This is a symptom of a larger issue. HR as a function has been in “transformation” mode for 20+ years, [...]

Webinar Recording: HR + IC = The Secret Sauce To Transformation – Thank You

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How to Reach More Workers with Less Effort: A Guide to Automated Campaigns

Stop spamming your workforce. Start inspiring action from your workers. In the past, if communicators wanted to reach just one group of employees, they had to spam the entire company, while those who wanted workers to take a specific action were stuck sending countless follow-up emails. But now you can use automated campaigns to put [...]

How to Reach More Workers with Less Effort: A Guide to Automated Campaigns – Thank You

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Designing the Employee Experience: Q&A with Sonia Fiorenza

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How to win with content marketing in 2019

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Workplace Communications: The Power of Employee Ambassadors

Last week, I attended IABC’s World Conference in Vancouver and had the privilege of recording a couple of episodes with some industry veterans and voices while in attendance. Today’s episode is with Mike Klein from Changing the Terms. If you want to hear last week’s, just go back a step and listen to Michael Nord, [...]

The Truth about Digital Workflows: Are They Really the Answer?

The digital workplace is being hailed as the solution to all our business problems, (including improving the employee experience). That means we have to consider our digital workflows. What is a Digital Workflow? A digital workflow is how we complete a sequence, process, or task using digital technology. By defining these types of workflows, you’ll [...]

Culture, Comms, & Cocktails: Live from IABC’s World Conference

Welcome to a new episode of Culture, Comms, & Cocktails. I was in Vancouver this past week for IABC’s World Conference. One of the best things about the conference was reconnecting with others from the industry. And while I was there I took the time to record a couple of episodes. The first is with [...]

Leveraging the Digital Workplace to Improve Employee Experience: Five Pillars for Success

When the employee experience isn’t taken into account, most digital workplace initiatives fail. At Gartner Workplace Summit, we learned firsthand why the C-suite has made the digital workplace a high priority and how organizations that invest in the employee experience could improve employee engagement scores (by up to 10 percentage points). Not surprisingly, one of [...]

New Research Reveals Investment in Workforce Communications on the Rise

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Data: Investment in Workplace Communications on the Rise

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Ask a Communicator: Top 12 Onboarding Tips for New Employees

Dear Ask a Communicator: I want to improve employee retention through a better onboarding process at my company. What are your best tips? Onboarding is important—really important. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 69% of employees are more likely to stay with a company for three years if they experienced great onboarding. Furthermore, [...]

New Research Reveals Investment in Workforce Communications on the Rise

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

The Definitive Report: SocialChorus’ 2019 Internal Communicator Index

If you read only one communications report this year, make it this one. We wanted to understand the current state of employee communications. What are today’s biggest challenges? How do budgets compare to just a few years ago? What are the most pressing concerns from CEOs? Partnering with Branded Research Inc., an independent market research [...]

New Research Reveals Investment in Workforce Communications on the Rise

 A new SocialChorus study finds organizations are spending more on employee engagement than they were two years ago, yet still struggle to measure effectiveness SAN FRANCISCO  — June 12, 2019 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced results from its 2019 Internal Communicator Index, which examines how internal communicators are grappling with a [...]

SocialChorus’ 2019 Internal Communicator Index

The Current State of Employee Communications: 400+ Communicators Share Their Goals, Challenges, and the Tools Helping Them Succeed   Companies are making employee engagement a greater priority than ever before—yet they still can’t successfully measure whether their investment is delivering results. These are just two of the key findings revealed in the 2019 Internal Communicator [...]

SocialChorus’ 2019 Internal Communicator Index – Thank You

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HR Transformation: Why Partnering with Internal Communications Is Critical

Working life and corporate cultures have shifted in dramatic ways since the 1990s. Yet Human Resources hasn’t always kept pace with those changes. Even as recently as a decade ago, HR was still primarily focused on “payroll, benefits, and procedure,” according to the Society of Human Resources Management. Human Resources is still largely locked into […]

14 Ways To ‘Grade’ Your Communications Plan Before It Launches

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

13 Creative Ways To Get Customers Involved In Your Marketing Campaigns

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How to Retain Employees Without Spending More – 12 Easy Tips

With today’s tight job market, it’s challenging for Human Resources departments to find good talent. So it’s even more important to retain your best people. It is critical to your business’s long-term health and success,  and turnover costs are high. According to Employee Benefits News, it costs 33% of an employee’s annual salary to replace […]

How an Employee-centric HR Communications Strategy Impacts Your Organization

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How to Optimize Office 365: 12 Easy Tips

Office 365 (O365) is one of the most ubiquitous software programs in business today. Unfortunately, however, most end-users are not getting the most optimized experience. It was designed for “desked” knowledge workers, who work in an office, leaving behind your important frontline workers. Also, much of its software features are siloed because O365 doesn’t truly […]

SocialChorus And Diversified Unlock New Ways To Reach Every Employee Through Digital Signage

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Webinar: HR + IC = The Secret Sauce to Transformation – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar! This webinar will take place online on June 26, 2019 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from ReadyTalk. If you have any questions [...]

A Simple Plan to Empower Your Frontline Workers with Technology

What is a frontline employee? The truth is, the employees at the top of the pyramid (VPs and C-level executives) are often well known throughout the company, and they usually command the highest salaries. But in many respects, the employees who really matter most are your frontline workers. Whether they sell your products and services, […]

Research Brief series: Internal Communication in the Eyes of C-Suite Leaders | Perceptions & Expectations | Produced by IC Kollectif

Research Brief Series: Internal Communication in the Eyes of C-Suite Leaders | Perceptions & Expectations Based on primary and secondary research from IC Kollectif, this brief presents findings on: How C-suite executives perceive internal communication Issues they raise about the capacities and credibility of some practitioner What they expect from the function of internal communication [...]

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SocialChorus aims to streamline and optimize modern workforce communications

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

What does good design mean in internal communications?

We have a new top shelf guest for you that will change the way you think about design and how it relates to internal communications. On this episode of Culture, Comms, and Cocktails, we have Michael Lund, product designer at SocialChorus. Now I only get to run into Michael a couple times a year, but [...]

Mobile now, intranet later – Internal Communications Best Practices

If you could get more employees to engage with your company right now, would you do it?   Or, would you hold off for three years while you wait for a new intranet release? Shockingly, only 10 % of employees say they know what’s going on in their company at any given time, and 85% [...]

Webinar Recording: 5 Automation Tips To Engage Hard-To-Reach Employees

Spray and Pray Comms Don’t Work. Reach Every Employee with Automation. Maybe they work on the factory floor. Maybe they work from retail locations. Maybe they work from the steering wheel of a big rig, van, or truck. They are your hard-to-reach employees. When workers are difficult to reach by your usual channels (emails, posters, [...]

Webinar Recording: 5 Automation Tips To Engage Hard-To-Reach Employees – Thank You

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Theranos: When a Culture of Growth Becomes a Culture of Scam

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How MGM Uses Technology to Engage Their Workforce – Los Angeles – September 18, 2019

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Time: 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM PT Breakfast will be served Location:  Redbird | 114 East Second Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 Description: Many Fortune 500 companies are embarking on a communications transformation journey to redefine the employee experience and better align the workforce. Dated intranets and clunky collaboration tools [...]

How MGM Uses Technology to Engage Their Workforce – Los Angeles – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Executive Breakfast! This event will take place on Wednesday, September 18 at 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM PT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Maggie at maggie.prince@socialchorus.com. We look forward [...]

SocialChorus and Diversified Unlock New Ways to Reach Every Employee through Digital Signage

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

The 5 Fatal Flaws That Will Kill Your Change Initiative

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus and Diversified Unlock New Ways to Reach Every Employee through Digital Signage

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus and Diversified Unlock New Ways to Reach Every Employee through Digital Signage

SocialChorus to offer streamlined content publishing capabilities for digital signage to scale workforce communications SAN FRANCISCO  — May 21, 2019 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced it has partnered with Diversified, a leading global technology solutions provider, to deliver new digital signage capabilities for organizations to reach employees across multiple channels. With [...]

SocialChorus’ Partnership with Diversified: Streamline Your Multi-Channel Approach

Good communication is critical to aligning your workforce. It can make or break your employee engagement. There are a lot of things to take into account when planning your communications strategy—one such consideration is which channels, or employee touchpoints, will be most effective in reaching your audience. For many of our customers, the answer is […]

7 Reasons Why Communications is the Key to Digital Transformation

What does digital transformation really mean? Digital transformation is how organizations are using technology to solve traditional problems. Rather than enhance traditional methods, digital solutions enable new types of innovation and creativity. Companies are adopting new technology tools at a startling pace, but how do you ensure they help every worker thrive at their job? […]

What I Learned When All My Bosses Went To Jail – 17 June 2019

Date: Monday, 17 June 2019 Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM BST Lunch will be served Location:  The Ivy Market Grill | 1a Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8PS Description: My first job out of college taught me a lot about ethics—the hard way. As a member of the CFO’s SWOT team, my bosses [...]

What I Learned When All My Bosses Went To Jail – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' What I Learned When All My Bosses Went To Jail! This event will take place on June 17 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM BST. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please [...]

Employee Engagement Apps: The Top 12 Frustrations and How to Avoid Them

Smartphones and mobile applications have changed our lives. We check the news, social updates, weather, order anything, and more at the touch of our fingers—so organizations are realizing they need their own employee apps, especially for frontline workers who don’t have access to a computer or a company email. There are a million good reasons […]

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. They know 1) innovation and 2) terrific customer service are two key ways any company can stay competitive in tough markets and show consistent revenue growth. Diversity in [...]

11 Useful Lessons Communications Professionals Can Learn From Other Industries

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Far too Close for Comfort

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Culture, Comms, & Cocktails: Live from FutureComms 2019

Today’s Culture, Comms, & Cocktails podcast was recorded live from FutureComms 2019 at New York’s Gotham Hall. I was with Joey Nord, who spoke that afternoon. She is Director of Corporate Communications & PR for Ciox Health. She presented the challenges of having 85% of your workforce remote and distributed, and how before they launched [...]

NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES (MAY/JUNE 2019)

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Ask a Communicator: How do you manage up?

Dear Ask a Communicator: I’d like to develop better working relationships with executive stakeholders so I can get their buy-in for important projects. Do you have advice on how to create and manage a good relationship with my boss? Ah, yes: the executive team. The question of how to manage your boss is a common [...]

Infographic: 8 Employee Engagement Best Practices for 2019

Engaged employees are happy employees. And more than just happiness, recent Gallup research has shown that engaged employees lead to real business outcomes: 21% increase in productivity, achieve four times more earnings-per-share (compared to competitors), and can lead to 81% higher customer satisfaction. Our Employee Engagement Survey We’ve culled the data points from over 300 [...]

If we stay or if we go – Embrace internal comms while others lose their heads over Brexit

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Webinar: Break Through the Void: 5 Automation Tips to Engage Hard-to-Reach Employees – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar! This webinar will take place online on May 22, 2019 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from ReadyTalk. If you have any questions [...]

Why Employee Engagement is Key to Company Success

Employee engagement is quickly becoming one of the most important indicators in gauging work satisfaction. Employees today are looking for more than just a 9-to-5 job. They want to be involved in their work, enthusiastic about the organization they work for and committed to their fellow workers. In a study of companies with over 500 […]

Connecting Communications to Business Outcomes: Key Takeaways from FutureComms 2019

“How does your company work as one?” Asked SocialChorus founder Greg Shove of 400 communications leaders at FutureComms 2019. “We’re committed to connecting workforce communications to business outcomes that matter, so communicators can be at the center of transformation inside their organizations.” Our speakers, who included thought leaders, industry experts, and successful practitioners, agreed the [...]

10 Ways To Ensure Employees Stay On Brand Message Out Of The Office

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Research Brief series: The Intersection of Internal & External Communication | Produced by IC Kollectif

Research Brief Series: The Intersection of Internal & External Communication Based on two qualitative initiatives conducted by IC Kollectif, a global survey opened to all and interviews with selected in-house communication professionals from 25 countries, this edition focuses on the intersection of internal and external communication. The brief includes: The results of a survey conducted in July/August 2018 on [...]

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Why Successful Distributed Teams Need These 5 Things

What is a distributed team? A distributed workforce may be the most effective way to build a company—This is when employees are dispersed geographically beyond the traditional office environment—and may be the future of work. Thanks to the prevalence of WiFi and laptop computers, employees can work from almost anywhere today. That includes their homes, [...]

Roundup: PandoLogic, iCIMS Connect; Topia Upgrades ‘Mobility Suite’

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Here’s How Digital Collaboration Tools Are Improving Communication

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Reaching Every Worker: How To Evolve Employee Engagement

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SocialChorus Unveils Four New Product Features at FutureComms

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SocialChorus Unveils Four New Product Features at FutureComms

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SocialChorus launches products at FutureComms 2019

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SocialChorus Announces New Product Features

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SocialChorus Unveils Four New Product Features at FutureComms

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SocialChorus Unveils Four New Product Features at FutureComms

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Overcoming Uncertainty

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SocialChorus Unveils Four New Product Features at FutureComms

Features automate and extend communications across the enterprise and improve employee experience SAN FRANCISCO and FutureComms 2019, NEW YORK CITY — April 24, 2019 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, announced an array of new product features today at FutureComms 2019. Designed to change the way companies communicate, these new capabilities enable team and [...]

Get more time for strategic planning with 4 new SocialChorus features

Scale your communications… without extending your workday Does your ideal to-do list look like this?  Show business impact Drive communications alignment Support broader business initiatives In reality, does it turn into something like this? Publish communications for team managers Send multiple onboarding emails Google search for images for each communication If you answered yes, you’re [...]

[Podcast] How to Communicate with Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions

Culture, Comms & Cocktails is internal comms served straight up. In this episode, we have Lindsay Williams, not only a friend of mine, but also, more importantly, the Director of Digital Communications at AccentCare. In the past six years, AccentCare has doubled in size organically, and through a lot of acquisitions, going from about 12,000 [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chuck Gose

We know that Chuck Gose is a Skyline Chili connoisseur and Duran Duran fan with nearly 20 years of experience in marketing, corporate communications, and internal communications. He’s a strategic advisor at SocialChorus and host of the Culture, Comms & Cocktails podcast, interviewing communications leaders around the globe. But we wanted to learn more and [...]

Disconnected to Connected: Engagement on the Go

We’re thrilled to have Joey Nord, Director of Corporate Communications & PR for Ciox, at this year’s FutureComms in New York City. Ciox is a leading health technology company and Joey manages all internal communications, executive communications, and public relations. Ciox is undergoing a major tech transformation and they need to make sure their employees [...]

How Internal Communications Can Help Prevent Damage from a Cyber Attack

Network security, web security, and general IT security should be as big a priority for internal communications professionals as for the IT team. Digital workplaces have connected us in more ways than ever, so it’s easy to understand why cybersecurity is important. Proper training (and communication) is now a must for any company, big and [...]

FutureComms 2019: Taking Company News to a New Level

Michelle Lyons, a former TV producer and writer, can tell a good story. Director of global communications at MetLife, she leads employee communications for nearly 60,000 employees in 40 countries. She manages the company intranet, creates content for all communication channels, and oversees the video production team. At this year’s FutureComms, Michelle will share how [...]

Research Brief series: The Licence to Operate | Produced by IC Kollectif – Thank You

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Research Brief Series: The Licence to Operate Based on research conducted by IC Kollectif and published in the global report The Next Level, ‘The Licence to Operate’ provides practical advice on: How to earn and gain credibility to build trust with leadership teams How to make the case for the business value of internal communication [...]

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Research Brief Series - Measurement: Linking Internal Communication to Business Results Based on research and a literature review conducted by IC Kollectif, ‘Measurement: Linking Internal Communication to Business Results’ offers:  A compilation of the methods used by 33 in-house communication professionals to demonstrate the impact of their work on business goals and results  Recent survey findings on the state [...]

FutureComms 2019: How to Use Storytelling to Inspire Organizational Change

In the current market, enterprise companies are struggling. If they don’t develop new ways of doing business and more agile ways of working, they may find their legacies consigned to history. Since 1955, only 60 of the Fortune 500 are still around. To address this challenge, Global 500 company Panasonic has totally transformed their business [...]

How to Boost Employee Engagement with Eye-Popping, Scroll-Stopping Content

Guest post by FutureComms Partner ScribbleLive Today’s employees are drowning in a sea of corporate content—endless emails, Slack channels, training manuals, and learning guides, HR forms, company newsletters, and corporate mission statements. Unfortunately for employers, the vast majority of internal communications content fails to engage or motivate employees. In contrast to the dynamic, visual, and [...]

Ask a Communicator: How to Achieve Effective Internal Communication with HR

“Ask a Communicator” is a new advice column from SocialChorus about how to improve internal communications. Got a question? Email us at marketing@socialchorus.com.   Q: How can Human Resources (HR) better partner with Internal Communications (IC)? A: When HR and IC are siloed, they need to figure out how to start partnering immediately. The two teams [...]

[Podcast] The Intersection of Enterprise Digital Signage and Collaborative Technology

Guest post by FutureComms Partner Diversified Enterprise digital signage and collaborative technology in meeting rooms are converging to become showcases of a company’s most exciting milestones in content form, driving engagement from staff, reputability in the eyes of clients, and esteem in the eyes of competitors. Clients are innovating and saying, “We have 60 conference [...]

Why a People-First Company Culture is Critical for Merger and Acquisitions Success

“Our job as internal communicators is to take a shared vision and bring these groups together, these workforces together, and give them our vision and share the thoughts of the company and how we need to represent ourselves as one whole.”  - Jaycee Breese, internal communications manager at Evergy   With mergers and acquisitions, it’s [...]

FutureComms 2019: How Can a 131-Year Old Brand Stay Relevant

Everyone knows and loves National Geographic, with its iconic yellow frame and beautiful, exotic photos from around the world. But how have they continued to be leaders in scientific and nature-themed media —with an Instagram following on their hero account, @NatGeo, of over 105 million? So, we’re thrilled to have Bethany Powell James, Vice President [...]

Are You Ready to Get Serious about Improving Employee Engagement?

How healthy is your company culture? Company culture can be one of those “soft” terms that people use a lot without fully understanding it means. And it’s true the term “company culture” can be so broad it’s almost impossible to define. That said, there are some signs you can look at to judge whether or [...]

Guide | New Insights for HR: A Four-Step Guide to Improving Employee Engagement

Don’t assume employees are getting the message. Make sure they are. If your employees are largely ignoring or not responding to HR communications, the entire company could suffer. On average, companies lose $62.4 million annually due to poor internal communication. By contrast, when employees are connected, organizations see an increase in productivity by 20% to [...]

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10 Lessons from FutureComms 2018

3 Things Internal Comms Can Learn from External Comms

Guest post by FutureComms Partner LEWIS Let’s face it. Getting attention is difficult. Whether the audience you’re trying to reach is your own employees or customers, partners, and the general public, many of the challenges are the same. Trying to break through the noise in an era when we are inundated with information and easily [...]

FutureComms 2019: What Does It Mean to Transform Communications

Internal communications is in transition. With new technology, changes in the workplace, and higher expectations from employees, communicators are more than just content creators. They’re taking on the role of strategists and trusted advisors to leadership, because employee communications is at the core of all business initiatives. And if employees are not informed or engaged, [...]

Webinar Recording: Cutting Through the Clutter in Healthcare Communications – Thank You

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Webinar Recording: Cutting Through the Clutter in Healthcare Communications

Healthcare Industry Veterans Share Insider Secrets To Think Outside The Email Inbox. Learn how to engage busy clinicians at the bedside, healthcare providers on the go, and overwhelmed business staff who suffer from information overload. Watch our webinar recording (and get the slides) with Jennifer Perry, Principal, Healthcare Practice Leader at FMG Leading, and Lynn Purdy, [...]

Why Internal Communications is at the Center of Digital Transformation

Highlights from SocialChorus’ Webinar on The Future State of the Digital Workplace Featuring Gartner   When we talk about the digital transformation of the workplace, we often focus on the business or technical aspects: supply chains, artificial intelligence, product services, and a whole host of other ways to gain efficiencies from new technology. Yet, some […]

Why HR Communications Deserves More Attention This Year

People are the core of your organization, and Human Resources (HR) is the bridge connecting employees to leadership. But often that connection is broken. HR is responsible for communications related to employee training, benefits and wages, and company news. All this information helps the workforce succeed. But how do you ensure that employees actually get [...]

How Internal Communications Can Empower Frontline Managers

We’re doing something a little different today. I was recently invited to speak on the IC Unplugged podcast, hosted by Lee Smith, Director and co-founder of Gatehouse. Every year, Gatehouse publishes the report, State of the Sector, which features research and findings in internal communications and employee engagement informed by surveys with communicators from around [...]

Why it’s high time to embrace internal comms during moments of crisis

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How Internal Communications Is Cutting Through the Noise

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FutureComms 2019: How to Build a Strategic Communications Team

“I’ve always believed that communications and language have the ability to unite and empower people—and that poor or non-existent communication can completely paralyze individuals and organizations.”  - Gina Clark, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications & Administration Officer, AmerisourceBergen     Communications has the power to enable employee performance and create a results-oriented culture, but [...]

What is Internal Communication now? Why Change is Critical

It’s 2019, and our workforces don’t look like they used to. Thanks to technology tools and globalization, internal communicators face a lot of new challenges. Doing internal communications right means happy, effective, productive employees that positively contribute to the employee experience; while doing it wrong can leave employees confused, unproductive, and disconnected from company initiatives. [...]

Ask a Communicator: Can You Help Me Write For an Employee Mobile App?

“Ask a Communicator” is a new advice column from SocialChorus about internal communications. Got a question? Email us at marketing@socialchorus.com.   Dear SocialChorus: Our company has a new employee mobile app and our team is totally new to this communications channel. What’s the best way to write internal communications for mobile?   We get a [...]

Solving Modern Performance Management Challenges

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Here it is. The FutureComms 2019 Agenda

From always-on digital distractions to the overwhelming number of communication channels, employees are more disconnected than ever. Desk workers (or “desk-first” workers) are overloaded with emails, getting an average of 121 emails a day. Meanwhile, the intranet isn’t easily accessible for deskless and frontline workers, who make up about 80% of the global workforce. That’s [...]

SocialChorus Announces Speaker Lineup for Third Annual FutureComms Conference

Executives from Global Companies to Discuss How to Drive Enterprise Alignment with Workforce Communications SAN FRANCISCO — March 13, 2019 – SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today revealed its speaker lineup for FutureComms 2019. The conference will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at Gotham Hall in New York City with over 300 communications [...]

What is the Role of Truth and Trust in Internal Communications?

For years internal communicators have worked hard to be considered trusted advisors. At some level, they’ve wanted their jobs to be much more than sending newsletters or corporate messaging. While those things are important, the best internal communicators have always wanted to communicate in authentic ways that inspire trust. It’s a challenging goal, especially when [...]

SocialChorus Launch New Workforce Communications Platform

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SocialChorus Launches Content Planner, the Industry’s First Strategic Planning Tool to Manage Workforce Communications

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Why Internal Communications Is At The Centre Of Digital Transformation

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Using Technology to Engage Deskless Workers – Minneapolis – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Using Technology to Engage Deskless Workers! This event will take place on March 28 at 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Nate at nate.bechtold@socialchorus.com. We look [...]

Using Technology to Engage Deskless Workers – Minneapolis – March 28, 2019

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CT Lunch will be served Location:  4 Bells | 1610 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN, 55403   Description: If you work in internal communications, one group presents a unique challenge for you: The deskless worker. According to an estimate by Google, about 80% of the [...]

Using Technology to Engage Deskless Workers – Chicago – March 26, 2019

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CT Lunch will be served Location:  Godfrey Hotel | 27 W Huron Street, Chicago, IL, 60654   Description: If you work in internal communications, one group presents a unique challenge for you: The deskless worker. According to an estimate by Google, about 80% of [...]

Best Practices for Engaging Deskless Workers – Chicago – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Best Practices for Engaging Deskless Workers! This event will take place on March 26 at 11:30 - 1:30 PM CT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Nate at nate.bechtold@socialchorus.com@socialchorus.com. We look [...]

Why CIOs Care About Employee Engagement and Communications

We all know engaged employees are happier and more productive. According to Gallup, organizations with highly engaged employees outperform their peers in earnings per share by 147%. Unfortunately, Gallup also reports 87% of workers are not engaged at all. At FutureComms2019 in April, we’ll ask what role IT teams can play in helping companies boost [...]

Are Your Internal Comms Damaging Your Bottom Line?

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New tool aims to improve the effectiveness of workforce communication

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Using Employee Personas to Improve Employee Experience

Take a page from Marketing's playbook. Understanding your employees by studying data about them takes the guesswork out of strategy building, and helps you deliver a seamless, tailored employee experience (much like a customer experience). In this digital age, the one-message-for-all model is no longer effective, so customizing your content to your viewers and readers [...]

SocialChorus Launches Content Planner, the Industry’s First Strategic Planning Tool to Manage Workforce Communications

New capabilities enable communications teams to easily plan, execute and predict the impact of enterprise-wide workforce communications — all from one place SAN FRANCISCO — March 7, 2019 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced the launch of Content Planner, the industry’s first enterprise-level, strategic planning tool that gives organizations one place to [...]

Content Planner: Collaborate, Create, and Predict with a Birds-Eye View

One-off posts. Unfocused planning. No metrics on what performed well and what didn’t. These are the challenges communicators face... From planning to distribution to analyzing content performance, creating compelling communications can be a disjointed experience. Today, planning occurs on a myriad of different spreadsheets across teams so important announcements and change initiatives often get lost. [...]

SocialChorus Introduces Content Planner to Manage Workforce Communications

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SocialChorus Launches Content Planner, the Industry’s First Strategic Planning Tool to Manage Workforce Communications

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FutureComms 2019 Speaker Feature: Laurie Madden of Phillips 66

How do you reach and engage a diverse workforce with an authentic narrative when they’re spread across the United States? Laurie Madden, Senior Advisor, Digital Projects, Corporate Communications at Phillips 66, faced this problem head on. Her objective was to speed up the flow of information to the company’s 14,000 employees and create a vehicle [...]

[Video] Are You Ready for FutureComms 2019?

10 Lessons from FutureComms 2018

6 Simple Ways to Improve Internal Communications in the Workplace

In our recent ebook, Communications Leaders of Change 2019, we learned lessons from top internal communications programs and their best practices. Here are six insights from leading communicators on how to improve communications based on their vision and what they achieved in their own companies in industries, such as manufacturing, technology, retail, and nonprofits. Six [...]

Guide | Digital Transformation for CIOs: 7 Steps to Success

When IT doesn’t prioritize communications, CIO goals suffer. Digital transformation is a top priority for CIOs. Yet for IT teams to be successful, particularly during a digital transformation, they must ensure their employees understand the change. By keeping employees informed at every step, you ensure digital transformation success. Otherwise, your employees are left in the [...]

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SocialChorus CMO Alison Murdock Succeeds With Marketing Discipline and Team Leadership

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4 Steps HR Teams Should Take to Prepare for Emergency Communications

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Win Back Your Time in the Age of Distraction – 11 April 2019

Date: Thursday, 11 April 2019 Time: 14:00-16:00 GMT with happy hour to immediately follow  Location:  The Groucho Club | 45 Dean St, Soho, London W1D 4QB, UK   Description: Less Stress. Better Worklife. Everything You Need To Know in just 2 Hours! Learn how to improve your productivity and focus at work with insight from decades of cognitive [...]

Win Back Your Time in the Age of Distraction – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Win Back Your Time in the Age of Distraction. This event will take place on 11 April at 14:00 - 16:00 GMT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Abbi at abbi.william@socialchorus.com. We look [...]

The Death of the Chief Communications Officer (and Birth of the Creative CCO)

By Gregg Apirian and Chuck Gose   We know the typical Chief Communications Officer. They spend most of their time focused on meeting their near-term goals. They’re under pressure to reach, engage and activate their employees, to deliver an optimal overall experience that helps retain workers and offers real (and verifiable) results for their C-suite [...]

It’s All About Love in an all New Culture, Comms, & Cocktails Podcast

Welcome back to Culture, Comms, & Cocktails, the podcast where internal communications is served straight up. I’m your host, Chuck Gose, strategic advisor at SocialChorus. Over cocktails, I’ll introduce you to the latest ideas in corporate culture and real-world examples of how to engage employees with the best workplace communications programs. It's fitting that we [...]

Keys to Create an Informed, Aligned, and Supported Workforce

My first job out of college taught me a lot about ethics—the hard way. Initially, I thought I had an amazing job with incredible opportunities. As a member of the CFO’s SWOT team, my bosses gave me power of attorney and asked me to fly to the Cayman Islands to buy a $400 million Turkish [...]

How to measure internal communications

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Webinar Recording: Get More Done in the Age of Distraction – Thank You

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Webinar Recording: Get More Done in the Age of Distraction

Less Stress. Better Worklife. Everything You Need To Know In 30 Minutes.  Learn how to improve your productivity and focus at work with UC Berkeley neuroscientists Dr. Sahar Yousef and Lucas Miller. You’ll Learn The Same Methods Used By Teams At Google And Adobe Including:  Why your smartphone, email, and collaboration tools like Slack are distractions that [...]

“The most powerful leaders are those who are their authentic selves, which inspires others to be their true selves” With Nicole Alvino of SocialChorus

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“The most powerful leaders are those who are their authentic selves, which inspires others to be their true selves” With Nicole Alvino of SocialChorus

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How to Connect and Build Culture with Frontline Workers

What’s the best way to engage with frontline team members who work at travel stops across the U.S.? For years, this had been the biggest challenge for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-owned fuel retailer with more than 450 truck stop and convenience stores in 41 states. Kyla Turner, who oversees employee communications, [...]

A day in the life of… Head of Global Digital Communications for CSL Behring

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Smarter ABM: SocialChorus Steps out of the Dark Funnel with 6sense

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How measuring internal communications can drive value

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7 Takeaways for Internal Communications from our Most Popular Content in 2018

What topics did your fellow internal communications professionals find interesting, entertaining, and useful in 2018? We reviewed our team’s content metrics and KPIs to uncover which among our blog posts, guides, and eBooks was most popular. Here are the top seven pieces of content we published, plus key takeaways. (And don’t miss our content in [...]

Why CIOs Should Care About Employee Communications

Culture, Comms, & Cocktails is a new podcast where internal communications is served straight up. I’m your host, Chuck Gose, strategic advisor at SocialChorus. Over cocktails, I’ll introduce you to the latest ideas in corporate culture and real-world examples of how to engage employees with the best workplace communications programs. Today, I’m excited to present [...]

Constant Interruptions at Work: Get Expert Advice from FutureComms 2019 Speakers Dr. Sahar Yousef and Lucas Miller

Do you ever feel like your workday has been hijacked by constant interruptions?   In his 2010 TED Talk, tech entrepreneur and author Jason Fried described the problem: “People go to work, and they’re basically trading in their day for a series of ‘work moments.’ That’s what happens at the office. You don’t have a [...]

5 Ways to Communicate and Engage With Your Deskless Workers

It’s time we recognized deskless employees, who are 80% of the global workforce. They’re on the front line, building and selling products we enjoy, and keeping us healthy. But without company emails or laptops, they can easily feel disconnected from headquarters. Many of these un-wired employees are in industries like retail and hospitality with the highest attrition […]

Guide | 7 Templates for Planning an Effective Internal Communication Strategy

Everything You Need to Create Communications that Work.  Creating an effective internal communications plan is a challenge. Your message must reach different groups of employees from the front line to remote locations, and maintain relevance across a growing number of channels. Without specific goals and a roadmap for achieving them, even the best campaign ideas [...]

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Roundup: ADP Earnings Up; Augeo Launches ‘Connection’ Tools

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Creating Connected Companies

When employees have an immediate and meaningful connection to their companies, a kind of magical transformation happens. Disconnections turn into connections. Siloes crumble. “Maybes” become possibilities. That’s why “Creating Connected Companies” is this year’s theme at our third annual  FutureComms 2019, SocialChorus’ internal communications conference. Last year’s event (which sold out) hosted more than 300 [...]

Learn How SocialChorus Helped Extreme Networks Completely Change the Way They Communicate with Employees

“The value of SocialChorus to our company is that it has completely changed the way we communicate. It is now part of our DNA.” — Steve Harrington, Vice President of Global Marketing, Extreme Networks Extreme Networks spent a tremendous amount of time creating content that employees across the company were not consuming. Their salesforce couldn't [...]

SocialChorus Helps American Cancer Society Staff Get the Information They Need

“The value [of SocialChorus] to the American Cancer Society is equipping and empowering our staff to be better ambassadors of ACS.” — JoEllen Saeli-Lane, Vice President of Organizational Communications at the American Cancer Society The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Their mission is to save lives, [...]

How M&GPrudential Is Transforming Its Internal Communications with SocialChorus

“It’s very intuitive, it means you can go in and change things live as they are happening and keep people up to date.” — Louise Johnson, Head of Transformational Communications at M&GPrudential M&GPrudential were looking for a new workforce communications tool and trying to solve a number of different challenges. The business was undergoing an [...]

SocialChorus Workforce Communications Platform Launches Certified SharePoint Connector

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SocialChorus Workforce Communications Platform Launches Certified SharePoint Connector

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SocialChorus Introduces a Bi-Directional Integration Solution for Microsoft SharePoint

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SocialChorus Workforce Communications Platform Launches SharePoint Connector

SAN FRANCISCO — January 31, 2019 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced it is now offering a bi-directional integration solution through Microsoft SharePoint. This integration allows communicators to increase reach to every worker, publish from one place and unify the reporting analytics of all employee communications programs. Internal communicators and their IT [...]

SocialChorus Launches an Advanced Integration with SharePoint

We are pleased to announce the release of our advanced version of SharePoint Connector. With this integration, communicators can reach every worker, publish from one place, and unify employee communications analytics reporting for their programs. Specifically, the integration allows Program Managers to publish from SharePoint to every channel that SocialChorus reaches—including desktop, a mobile app [...]

7 Reasons Why Your Intranet Isn’t For Internal Communications

For more than a decade, enterprises have relied on their intranets for employee communications. But let’s face it, intranets were not really built to provide timely information to workers. In fact, most intranets are clunky, out-of-date technologically, or simply inaccessible to employees who don’t work at their desks. Moreover, you’re always waiting years for that [...]

A Retrospective: What We Learned at FutureComms 2018

The third annual FutureComms 2019 is taking place on April 24 at New York City's Gotham Hall. FutureComms has become one of the leading internal communications conferences in the U.S. with over 300 senior-level communicators from the world’s largest companies. This year, our theme is “Creating Connected Companies” which is the sequel to last year’s [...]

From automation to unified analytics: What 2019 has in store for communicators

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Webinar Recording: 5 Reasons 2019 Will be the Year of the Internal Communicator

You followed all the trends in 2018, but how will you make it happen in 2019? Internal communications is at a transition point. You know that building an informed, connected, and committed workforce is crucial. But will you embrace your important role in the employee experience, which will get you the budget you need to [...]

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Your Employee Experience Roundup: Virtual Assistants, The Rise of Gen Z Workers, and Automation for HR

Every month, we provide a roundup of the top news stories and emerging trends related to the employee experience, digital transformation, and the future of work. (If you missed it, read the Top 10 Employee Experience Strategy Trends in December now.) This month’s topics include virtual assistants, the impact of introducing Gen Z employees into [...]

Managing M&A communication

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2019 Trend Forecast: Technology

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These digital trends are a game changer for HRDs

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Webinar: Get More Done in the Age of Distraction – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar on February 20! This webinar will take place online on February 20, 2019 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from ReadyTalk. If you [...]

Serving Up Culture and Communications to Frontline Employees

Welcome back to the Culture, Comms & Cocktails podcast, where we discuss the latest in company culture, employee engagement, and the best internal communications stirred, but not shaken. In this episode, we follow up on our previous episode featuring Rey Bouknight, Executive Director of Internal Brand and Engagement Strategy at MGM Resorts International. Rey told [...]

Why internal communications needs to be at the centre of digital transformation

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Digital transformation and the workplace

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Four Winning Workplace Communication Strategies For Deskless Workers

If you work in internal communications, one group presents a unique challenge for you: The deskless worker. According to an estimate by Google, about 80% of the global workforce is deskless, and that includes major industries like retail, hospitality, manufacturing, and science. Too often these employees—from truck drivers, to warehouse staff, to nurses—don’t have easy [...]

Why internal communication is at the centre of digital transformation

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Your 2019 Internal Communications Strategy Template in 5 Easy Steps

How to create your employee communications plan There's never a bad time to invest in your internal communications plan, especially if it hasn’t been updated for some time. You may want to reexamine your employee benefits or implement new sales targets. By setting your internal communications objectives first, you’ll be able to set clear goals [...]

Guide | Communications Leaders Of Change 2019

How Influential Communicators Reimagine Internal Communications.  Frontline employees now make up 80% of the workforce, misinformation surrounds the digital “water cooler”, employees want to work for companies and leaders they trust. It’s clear that the modern workforce is changing, so we reached out to leading communicators at global companies to learn how they’re transforming the [...]

5 Reasons You Need to Attend FutureComms 2019

The wait is over! Registration for the third-annual FutureComms 2019 is now open. Join more than 400 communications, human resources, engagement, and business leaders at the famous Gotham Hall in New York City on April 24.     Creating Connected Companies   When employees have an immediate and meaningful connection to their companies, a kind [...]

Kick Back With Our New Culture, Comms, & Cocktails Podcast

Culture, Comms, & Cocktails is a new podcast where internal communications is served straight up. I’m your host, Chuck Gose, strategic advisor at SocialChorus. Over cocktails, I’ll introduce you to the latest ideas in corporate culture and real-world examples of how to engage employees with the best workplace communications programs. For our inaugural podcast, I'm [...]

How SocialChorus Helps AB InBev Connect 180,000 Employees Across the Globe

“SocialChorus has helped us move our internal communications into the 21st century. We’re really trying to move internal communications into a data driven function like everything else in our business.” Maria Degener, Director, Internal Communications, AB InBev Anheuser-Busch InBev is one of the biggest brewers in the world. They need to connect to over 180,000 [...]

Essen Technology Briefing – 30 January 2019

Date: 30 January 2019 Time: 12:00 - 2:00 PM CET; Registration at 11:45 AM Lunch will be served Location:  Essence Restaurant & Lounge - Gottfried-Keller-Straße 35, 81245 München, Germany Description: A healthy internal communications strategy is more important than ever. New technology has created an opportunity to bond a team and create a shared sense of [...]

10 Trends That Will Shape the Digital Workplace in 2019

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Zurich Technology Briefing – 13 February 2019

Date: 13 February 2019 Time: 8:00 - 9:30 AM CET; Registration at 7:45 AM Breakfast will be served Location:  Ecco in Hotel Atlantis by Giardino - Döltschiweg 234, 8055 Zürich, Switzerland Description: A healthy internal communications strategy is more important than ever. New technology has created an opportunity to bond a team and create a shared sense [...]

Zurich Technology Briefing – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Zurich Technology Briefing! This event will take place on 13 February at 8:00 - 9:30 PM GMT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Abbi at abbi.williams@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing [...]

Manchester Technology Briefing – 8 February 2019

Date: 8 February 2019 Time: 12:30 - 2:30 PM GMT; Registration at 12:15 PM Lunch will be served Location:  Albatross & Arnold - New Ct St, Manchester M3 3AN, UK Description: A healthy internal communications strategy is more important than ever. New technology has created an opportunity to bond a team and create a shared sense of [...]

Manchester Technology Briefing – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Manchester Technology Briefing! This event will take place on 8 February at 12:30 - 2:30 PM GMT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Abbi at abbi.williams@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you [...]

Essen Technology Briefing – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Essen Technology Briefing! This event will take place on 30 January at 12:00 - 2:00 PM CET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Abbi at abbi.williams@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing [...]

What’s Next for Healthcare Communications in 2019?

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

CMSWire’s Top 10 Digital Workplace Articles of 2018

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Collaboration Tools versus Workforce Communications Tools

Have you noticed how collaboration tools often add to the noise instead of making workplace communication simpler and easier?   In our age of distraction, collaboration tools can overload a workforce. Here are four main reasons they don’t live up to their promises.   Why Collaboration Tools Don’t Always Work Well   1. They don’t [...]

Top MarTech Predictions for 2019: 11 Experts Share Their Vision

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Communication Age: What Personalisation Can Do for Internal Comms

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Guide | Communications Leaders of Change 2019 – Thank You

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Top 10 Employee Experience Strategy Trends in December

Missed the latest stories related to employee experience strategy, the future of work, and digital transformation? Our monthly roundup showcases the latest news—from large media publications, to think tanks, to market analytics and consulting firms that specialize in the digital workplace. Trend #1: Artificial Intelligence Is Not the Future of Work; It's Already Here One-third [...]

Telling Great Stories & Fireside Chat – Philadelphia – February 6, 2019

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2018 Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET | Registration from 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM ET  Lunch will be served Location: Convene at Commerce Square | 2001 Market St, Center City, Philadelphia, PA 19103   Join SocialChorus on Wednesday, February 6th for a conversation with comms leaders as we explore how [...]

Telling Great Stories & Fireside Chat Philadelphia – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for Telling Great Stories & Fireside Chat! This event will take place on February 6  at 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Katelyn at katelyn.turtletaub@socialchorus.com. We look [...]

Happy Holidays 2018!

From our family to yours - a very Happy Holidays from SocialChorus.   Other Resources Research Brief series: Beyond Tactics | The Strategic Contribution of Communication | Produced by IC Kollectif 3 Steps to Empowering Your Frontline Team with Technology Webinar Recording: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Learnings From Our 2019 Internal [...]

Webinar: 5 Reasons 2019 Will be the Year of the Internal Communicator – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar on January 23! This webinar will take place online on January 23, 2019 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from ReadyTalk. If you [...]

From Personalization To Cross-Departmental Participation: 5 Expectations For The Future Of ABM

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How to Build a Successful Internal Communications Strategy

If your internal communications strategy isn’t aligned with your strategic organizational objectives, you’re on the road to nowhere. Recently Chuck Gose, strategic advisor at SocialChorus, discussed ideas related to internal comms strategies with Jason Anthoine, managing founder at Audacity. (You can listen to their conversation in this recording: Is Your Internal Communications Strategy Broken?). Here [...]

SocialChorus Unveils New Interactive Features to Increase Employee Engagement

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Announcing New Personalized Features to Engage Every Worker

Employees run the gamut of where, when, and how they’d like to stay informed. Whether it’s knowledge workers that are mostly at their desks during the day on email or the intranet, mobile workers who are on-the-go, or factory workers who get their information from digital signage, most communications to date have treated them as [...]

SocialChorus Unlocks New Interactive Features to Amplify Employee Engagement

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Unlocks New Interactive Features to Amplify Employee Engagement

New features help internal communicators connect with employees seamlessly and quickly deliver the content and resources they need SAN FRANCISCO — Dec. 13, 2018 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced the launch of new features to increase employee engagement and easily connect employees with corporate messages. The updates include a means to [...]

Telling Great Stories Workshop Request

What’s the storytelling curve? Thousands of leaders—including the management teams of the Fortune 500—have taken the original How to Make Video Like a Boss training in person or read the book. Telling Great Stories is a new 2-hour workshop that expands on that success, and provides a framework that can be used by leaders to communicate not [...]

Telling Great Stories Workshop Request – Thank You

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How to Improve Your Human Capital Management

Costs related to employees—keeping them well-trained, well informed, and happy—represent a huge chunk of your company’s budget. And, in the current era of digital transformation, the pressures related to those costs are only intensifying. That makes your ability to lead human capital management critical to the bottom line. In order to improve human capital management, [...]

Webinar Recording: Telling Great Stories

What's the storytelling curve? Thousands of leaders—including the management teams of the Fortune 500—have taken the original How to Make Video Like a Boss training in person or read the book. Telling Great Stories is a new webinar that expands on that success, and provides a framework that can be used by leaders to communicate [...]

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How to Craft a Story With Your Internal Communications Data

When you present your internal communications findings to the executive team, are you crafting compelling stories that incorporate data? Storytelling and data make a great match. Without storytelling, your data are just raw numbers and some survey results. Storytelling adds context to data when you present to your organization; it helps provoke deeper insights and [...]

6 Communications Tips to Improve Open Enrollment

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Webinar Recording: Bridging the Gap Between Internal and External Communication

Organizational trust and transparency are important now more than ever before. This cultural shift impacts how we communicate with employees and shapes their experience at work. At the center of the employee experience is the collision between internal and external communication. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to bridge the gap between internal and [...]

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7 Popular Enterprise Digital Collaboration Tools

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How All Areas of an Organization Should Respond in a Crisis

I admit it—this is a bit of a rant. But it's also a lesson in crisis communications. My husband and I were evacuated from our home in the Southern California wildfires last week, and couldn't get home for six days. My in-laws, who were evacuated from their home on the same day, have been with [...]

Webinar Recording: 6 Surprising Data Insights You Can’t Ignore

It’s been a struggle to see how employees are engaging with internal communications beyond basic metrics like email clicks or intranet page views. Despite this, you need to make informed decision on how and where to engage your employees. So where do you start? We gathered insights from hundreds of millions of user events collected from [...]

Tips for Managing Digital Transformation Strategies

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Webinar Recording: Your Seat at the Table Webinar Series – 6 Surprising Data Insights You Can’t Ignore – Thank You

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Why CIOs Will Be Responsible for Company Culture in 2019

Company culture is critical stuff. According to research by Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success. This is especially true when a digital transformation is in play. In fact, culture is often identified as a leading barrier to digital transformation for business leaders. [...]

How to Develop a Crisis Response for Internal Communications

It’s become normal to talk about everyday business challenges as though they’re real emergencies. We spent all day “putting out fires” or dealing with an “HR disaster.” However, at some point every company will face an actual, large-scale crisis of some kind. The crisis might be a natural disaster, security breach, media scandal, or act [...]

Helping Leaders Connect (Via Video) in an Impossibly Connected World

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Guide | 5 Steps You Need to Set Your Internal Communications Goals – Thank You

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Guide | Set Strategic Communications Goals in 5 Easy Steps

Connect the C-Suite and employees—and become indispensable. You know the importance of setting goals for your communications and that they need to align with your organization’s strategic objectives. Equally crucial is being able to demonstrate that you’ve achieved those goals with data and metrics. Here’s a simple five-step guide to help you set strategic goals [...]

Webinar Recording: Is Your Internal Comms Strategy Broken?

“You’re a business leader who happens to lead communications.” Internal Communications is the force behind today’s leading organizations. Yet, how many communicators actually have a long-term strategy put into place? With digital transformation as a high priority for CEOs, generational shifts in the workplace, and other massive changes facing businesses, internal communications is more critical [...]

Webinar Recording: Is Your Internal Communications Strategy Broken – Thank You

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The Employee Experience: Top 7 News Stories of November 2018

What are the latest headlines related to the future of work, digital transformation, and the employee experience? We’ve got you covered every third Friday of the month when we publish a roundup of the latest news and trends. Here’s all you need to know. #1: Strengthening the employee experience improves the customer experience.   Harvard [...]

Top 6 HR Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

Human resources will always be about people—but it’s truly amazing the way technology continues to shift the way HR teams operate. In 2019, you can bet technology and tools will provide new opportunities (both big and small) to streamline, enhance, and improve your work. Here are the top six HR technology trends for all human [...]

PR Pros Choose Their Tech Weapons

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Quiz: What’s Your Comms Personality?

Other Resources Research Brief series: Beyond Tactics | The Strategic Contribution of Communication | Produced by IC Kollectif 3 Steps to Empowering Your Frontline Team with Technology Webinar Recording: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Learnings From Our 2019 Internal Communicator Index Research Brief series: Communication Professionals | The Case for Business Acumen [...]

SocialChorus’ Program Studio is Designed for Internal Communications in the Digital Age

Today’s employees expect the same digital experience from their companies as they do from consumer brands. They want what they want when they want it—NOW—and that means access to information instantly and searchable at their fingertips. It’s also seeing the faces behind the C-suite. It’s the ability to engage with content and resources, and share [...]

Internal + External Communications: 5 Ways to Lead from the Inside Out

You don’t have a comms strategy unless you have a workforce communications strategy. Whether its managing corporate reputation or amplifying of your message, many companies often overlook a valuable resource—their employees. That was our message to over 600 communications professionals attending Cision’s first CommsCon conference in London. We spoke about the benefits of uniting external [...]

How to Establish Successful Metrics for Your Internal Communications Strategy

You work hard to create the best possible content for internal communications. Maybe this quarter you even got your CEO to (finally!) record a series of fun and informative videos for the entire team. In an age of measurement, however, it’s not enough to create content—you must also align it with the right communications metrics. [...]

SocialChorus Gives Westar Energy the Power to Keep Everyone Informed

“The value of SocialChorus to my team as communicators is that of a tool to help us do our jobs better and reach people where they are.”   -Jana Dawson, Director of Corporate Communicators, Westar Energy Westar Energy is an electric utility company with a distributed workforce. Since their job is to keep the lights on, [...]

Your Seat At The Table Webinar Series Recording: 5 Communication Strategy Mistakes You’ll Want to Avoid

Your Seat at the Table Episode 5 – 5 Communication Strategy Mistakes You'll Want to Avoid Communicating with our employees is hard. With so many messages and distractions, how do we know the best way to engage with them and get them to take action on key communications initiatives? Building a communications strategy based on [...]

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The SaaS Report’s Top Women Leaders in SaaS of 2018

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Amsterdam Technology Briefing – 29 January 2019

Date: 29 January 2019 Time: 4:00 - 5:15 PM CET; Registration at 3:45 PM Networking Happy Hour - 5:15 - 6:00 PM CET Location:  Mama Kelly - Olympisch Stadion 35, 1076 DE Amsterdam, Netherlands Description: A healthy internal communications strategy is more important than ever. New technology has created an opportunity to bond a team and create a [...]

Amsterdam Technology Briefing – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Amsterdam Technology Briefing! This event will take place on 29 January at 4:00 - 5:00 PM CET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Abbi at abbi.williams@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you [...]

SocialChorus: Roadmap to an Engaged Workforce

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus’ Content Amplifier Shares Content Across Channels

Why do internal communicators still need to copy and paste the same information over and over to publish the same content in different channels? Today, we are happy to tell you that this painful process is over. Meet Content Amplifier. Content Amplifier gives you the ability to push new content into any channel that supports [...]

Webinar Recording: A Communicator’s Guide to Metrics and Measuring Success – Thank You

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Webinar Recording: A Communicator’s Guide to Metrics and Measuring Success

If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.  Is evaluating metrics your weak spot? In a recent survey, we found that only 22% of internal communicators were actually confident that the metrics they chose to track were effective in improving their content. Watch this webinar recording with SocialChorus’ Gregg Apirian, Senior Director, Advisory Services, [...]

Your Seat At The Table Webinar Series Recording: Unlocking What Employees Value

Your Seat at the Table Episode 4 – Unlocking What Employees Value We are witnessing critical changes in the workforce, the workplace, and with the technologies used to support how people work. Organizations today are increasingly judged on the basis of their relationships with their workers—forcing an employee-centric transformation in how communicators approach and deliver [...]

Webinar: Telling Great Stories – Thank You

Thank You! Thanks for Registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar on December 5! This webinar will take place online on December 5, 2018 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from ReadyTalk. If you [...]

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How to Prove Your Internal Communications ROI

It’s one of the most pressing questions communicators face. We recently hosted a webinar with Dan Dulac, Vice President Solutions Strategy & Enablement at Extreme Networks, to tackle this very question. Extreme Networks provides end-to-end software-driven networking solutions from the data center to the desktop. They acquired three companies in two years, nearly tripling the [...]

What I Learned About The App-Powered Workforce As An Uber Driver

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Guide | How to Measure Internal Communications

How to Measure Internal Communications You’ve sent out the latest safety information, CEO video, and policy change. But how do you know if employees got the message? And what’s the risk of not knowing? Reaching every employee is one of the top concerns of communicators, yet many don't know how if their communications were read [...]

Guide | How to Measure Internal Communications – Thank You

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We’ve Announced the Date for FutureComms 2019

We’re excited to announce that the third annual FutureComms 2019 conference will take place on April 24 in New York City, and the invitation-only Customer Forum will take place on April 23. Both events sold out last year, and next year, we’re planning an even bigger event! Topics for FutureComms 2019 FutureComms 2019 will offer [...]

Chicago Summit – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Chicago Summit! This event will take place on Thursday, November 1 at 11:30 AM CDT. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

Washington DC Networking Breakfast – October 23rd, 2018

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM ET  Complimentary breakfast to be included Location:  The 12th Floor of the Army Navy Building | Address: 1627 Eye Street NW, Washington DC, 20006 During this complimentary breakfast session, we will discuss: How mobile technology transforms employee engagement How artificial intelligence is simplifying the work experience The [...]

Washington DC Networking Breakfast – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for SocialChorus' Washington DC Networking Breakfast! This event will take place on October 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

SocialChorus Wins Amplitude’s Standout Product Launch Award

We’re proud to announce that we were awarded The Standout Product Launch Award at Amplitude’s Amplify product conference in San Francisco for our Innovation Lab. The entire SocialChorus product and engineering team were recognized by their peers for all their hard work and dedication to customers. Just two months ago, we announced Innovation Lab—our initiative [...]

SocialChorus Announces Dates for the Third Annual FutureComms

Conference features communications leaders’ insights for driving organizational alignment and improving employee experience SAN FRANCISCO — October 11, 2018 — SocialChorus, the workforce communications platform, today announced its third annual FutureComms 2019 conference will take place on April 24 in New York City. Over 400 internal communications, human resources and business leaders are expected to [...]

Your Seat At The Table Webinar Series Recording: Reaching Every Worker using SocialChorus

Your Seat at the Table Episode 3 – Reaching Every Worker Every employee is unique - their role, their location, their likes, and dislikes. This uniqueness extends to the way they engage with corporate communications as well - which channels they prefer, how often they check corporate communications, and how they engage with their company. [...]

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Let’s Get Real, You’re Not A Magician: Five Tricks To Master Your Marketing Performance

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

14 Essential Elements Of A Strong Content Strategy

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus’ Upcoming October and November Events

We're coming to a city near you, and there are also plenty of opportunities to join us online. Please RSVP below. October 3:  San Francisco Summit + How to Make Video Like a Boss  Join communications leaders from LinkedIn, AB InBev, Extreme Networks, American Cancer Society, and Visa to discuss the employee experience and the [...]

Webinar Recording: Connecting Employee Engagement to Sales Performance

Engagement = Higher Sales Sales teams depend on relevant, up-to-date content to drive buyers through the sales process. Extreme Networks solves this challenge with E360, their branded communications app. Even when their salespeople are working remotely or out in the field, they are equipped with everything they need on their app, from the latest promotions [...]

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How to Measure Internal Communications: Analysis and Insights

In our last post, How to Measure Internal Communications: People, Technology, and Process, we provided guidance to help you align your team and leadership with your vision and methodology to measure the effectiveness of your communications. Now, it’s time to assess what you’ve measured to find valuable insights and create actionable plans that take you [...]

The Next Level: Global Report on the Value and Practice of Internal Communication | Produced by IC Kollectif

The Value And Practice Of Internal Communication The Next Level, a global report on the value and practice of internal communications produced by IC Kollectif, examines the practice of internal communication inside companies, how business leaders perceive IC, and how practitioners can better position themselves as trusted advisors and key business enablers. This aspect is central [...]

Create Active Engagement by Listening and Learning

For most companies, the customer comes first. Employees work hard every day to improve the customer experience — from brand perception to advancing products and services to delivering timely and valuable customer service. These hard-working employees are the brains and glue that hold the customer experience together and, in many cases, push it forward. Take [...]

How PVH Corp. Engages Its Retail Employees Using the SocialChorus Platform

“Before we had SocialChorus, the retail associates were not allowed to use their phones. Corporate didn’t know how to relay information to them...What SocialChorus has allowed us to do is to bring our family of brands together on one platform to share information, get information, and really be inspired by each other.” Tiffin Jernstedt, SVP, [...]

The Next Level: Global Report on the Value and Practice of Internal Communication | Produced by IC Kollectif – Thank You

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Telling Great Stories – New York – October 30, 2018

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Time: 12:00 - 2:00 PM ET  Location:  Ace Hotel | 20 W 29th Street, New York City, NY, 10001 In the Age of Distraction, it’s getting harder and harder for leaders to cut through the noise and connect with their teams. Thousands of leaders have taken the original Video Like a Boss [...]

How to Tell Stories Like a Boss – New York – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for How to Tell Stories Like a Boss! This event will take place on October 30 18 at 12:00 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to [...]

Top 10 Communications Quotes

Is this the age of communication? Today with technology, we can chat with millions of people via social media. We have thousands of friends online. Emails, blogs, texts, comments—we are surrounded by communications. But getting through the clutter isn’t easy. More than ever, we need to express ourselves in a language that can be understood […]

London Insight Series – 2018

SocialChorus is excited to announce its first ever London Insight Series this Autumn 2018. We are hosting three separate events for internal communications leaders to network, listen, learn, and discuss how to drive digital transformation and employee engagement at their organisations. Join us for one, two, or all three of the sessions. Seats are limited. [...]

London Insight Series- Thank You

Thanks for registering! You will receive a confirmation email with details shortly. Thank you for registering for the London Insight Series! Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

Your Seat at the Table Webinar Series Recording: Who is SocialChorus?

Your Seat at the Table Episode 2 - Who is SocialChorus? Communicators are overwhelmed and underserved by the technology they have been given. Yet the communicator's role is critical to the success of an enterprise. It can seem like an impossible task, and it's anything but easy. Good news - you are not alone. Meet [...]

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The Robot Revolution is Coming

The good news is that by 2022, more jobs will be created by artificial intelligence and automation than those that will be lost, according to a new survey, The Future of Jobs Report 2018 by the World Economic Forum (WEF). However, the WEF warns that we must proactively plan for this new vision with reskilling, [...]

15 Tips To Effectively Trim Your Marketing Budget

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

How Westar Reaches Deskless Workers With Their Branded App

Modern communications are more than just email blasts.  In our last installment, Shel Holtz of FIR was talking with Jana Dawson, Director of Corporate Communications, and Jaycee Breese, Corporate Communications Representative, at Westar Energy in Kansas City, Missouri. They were discussing the difficulties of reaching over 2,400 employees out in the field, and how to [...]

Essential Technologies for Building a Better Employee Experience

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Shel Holtz Interview: How Westar Reaches Frontline Employees With SocialChorus

How do you make sure your distributed workforce feels more included? Westar Energy is an investor-owned utility company that serves 700,000 customers and has over 2,400 employees, who mostly work out in the field and don’t sit behind a computer. With a merger with Kansas City Power and Light on the horizon, Westar needed to [...]

What Working at Enron Taught Me About Corporate Ethics

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

What Facebook’s latest API update means for employee advocacy

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Your Seat at the Table Webinar Series Recording: Top 4 Challenges Communicators Face

Top Challenges Communicators Face 84% of communicators agree increasing employee engagement is a primary objective yet are relying on outdated tools to engage their workforce. In this webinar, you’ll learn the top four challenges communicators today are facing and the role technology plays in influencing the choices communicators make. SocialChorus partnered with Dimensional Research to [...]

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How to Measure Internal Communications: People, Technology, and Process

You’re at a pivotal moment. You are taking the right steps to implement your strategy, measure your results, and now you need a skilled, experienced team to help you execute. In the first installment of our How to Measure Internal Communications series, we covered everything you need to know to develop your goals and KPIs. […]

How to Make Video Like a Boss – Thank You

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Connecting Employee Engagement to Sales Performance

LIVE WEBINAR Wednesday, September 26 | 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET Engagement = Higher Sales Sales teams depend on relevant, up-to-date content to drive buyers through the sales process. Extreme Networks solves this challenge with E360, their branded communications app. Even when their salespeople are working remotely or out in the field, they are [...]

How SocialChorus Helps Newell Brands Get Messages to Employees Quickly and Efficiently

“SocialChorus has been so valuable in terms of getting the right content to the right group of employees. Using metrics to see what people are reading and not reading has helped us make sure we’re providing the content people want to read. Additionally, with targeted content, that’s really given us the ability to share announcements and [...]

How SocialChorus Helps Dow Reach Its Manufacturing Workforce

“What the SocialChorus platform—and our Dow Connect app does—is it brings the story to employees in one singular place. They’re able to customize the news feeds. They’re able to customize the information that’s coming to them based on what’s important to them and then we can share the information from a company perspective that they [...]

Connecting Employee Engagement to Sales Performance – Thank You

Thanks for registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar on September 26! This webinar will take place online on September 26 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from On24. If you have any questions or do [...]

Buying SaaS – A Bifocal Vision

If you’re buying Software as a Service (SaaS), you’re probably spending a lot of time looking at what the software does. You might even have a requirements checklist developed by Purchasing or acquired through a combination of your wish-list and IT requirements. This approach is standard procedure because you should base your decision on a [...]

Industry News In Brief

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Introducing SocialChorus’ Innovation Lab

Yesterday, we announced the SocialChorus Innovation Lab—a product and engineering initiative focused on developing essential features to help communicators create and manage content for multiple systems, in a much more streamlined way, and that would help them engage with the most employees, in the smartest way possible. The Innovation Lab’s features include:   Newsletter templates: […]

SocialChorus Launches Innovation Lab to Help Internal Communicators Modernize the Employee Experience

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Launches Innovation Lab

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Platform Aims to Modernize Workforce Communications

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Launches SocialChorus Innovation Lab

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Launches Innovation Lab to Help Internal Communicators Modernize the Employee Experience

New features include advanced tools that allow communicators to be more impactful and efficient in reaching and engaging every employee. SAN FRANCISCO — August 29, 2018 — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced the launch of the SocialChorus Innovation Lab, a product and engineering initiative focused on developing key features that provide a seamless and scalable experience for [...]

Silicon Valley Is Failing 80% of the Global Workforce

The deskless workforce is finally getting the attention it deserves. Despite being 80% of the global workforce, deskless employees have been ignored for years. These frontline workers build the products we enjoy, educate us, and keep us healthy. Yet only 1% of software venture capital is invested in technology to serve these 2.7 billion people. […]

How to Measure Internal Communications: Internal Communications Measurement Glossary

In this glossary, we define common terms used for internal communications measurement. A/B Test: An experiment where two or more variants are used to determine which variation performs better for a given objective. One example is A/B testing email subject lines to see which one obtains a higher open rate. Active Users: Users who visit […]

The Critical Role Communication Plays In Every M&A

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Detroit Summit – September 20, 2018

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 Time: 12:00 - 2:30 PM ET | Registration from 11:30 - 12:00 PM ET Lunch will be served Networking Happy Hour: 2:30 - 3:30 PM ET Location:  The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit | Address: 1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI, 48226 3 Trends Changing the Future of Work Reaching employees is harder than ever. [...]

SocialChorus Detroit Summit – Thank You

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How SocialChorus Helps Vodafone Engage Their Employees in 25 Countries

People in their work lives expect the same technology that they use in their day-to-day lives. Vodafone is a multinational telecommunications conglomerate headquartered in London. With networks in 25 countries, they didn’t have company news available on mobile—and they are a mobile company. They had a range of different tools and channels, but it was [...]

SocialChorus’ Upcoming August and September Events

SocialChorus is coming to a city near you. And if not, there are plenty of opportunities to join us online. August 22:  How to Make Video Like a Boss – Live Webinar Greg Shove, SocialChorus founder, will share what he’s taught Fortune 500 leaders on how to shoot simple, yet high-quality video in just four […]

The Role IT and Business Leaders Play in Digital Transformation Initiatives

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

San Francisco Summit + How to Make Video Like a Boss – October 3, 2018

Date: Wednesday, October 3 Register for one or BOTH events for free - VLAB Workshop: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM with registration beginning at 8:30 AM - San Francisco Summit: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM with registration at 11:30 AM (Lunch served at 12) Location: The Battery | 717 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA, 94111 Does [...]

SocialChorus San Francisco Summit – Thank You

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Your Seat at the Table Webinar Series – Thank You

Thanks for registering! You will receive a confirmation email with the log-in details shortly. Thank you for registering for the webinar! This webinar will take place online. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from On24. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We [...]

How to Measure Internal Communications: Defining Your Goals {Plus Worksheet}

You have a merger coming. How will you make sure your employees get the message? Reaching every employee is one of the top concerns internal communications leaders face, yet many don’t know how to tackle this issue or measure to know if they’ve been successful. Hands down, the best way to improve your communications is […]

6 Ways To Turn Employees Into Brand Champions

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Denver Summit – September 18, 2018

Date: Tuesday, September 18 Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM MDT | Registration from 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM MDT Lunch will be served Location:  Piatti | 190 St Paul Street, Denver, CO, 80206  Why Internal Communications is Critical to Business Success Three major trends are changing the workplace: Two-thirds of workers will be freelancers in [...]

SocialChorus Atlanta Summit – September 17, 2018

Date: Monday, September 17 Time: 10:15 AM – 1:45 PM ET | Registration from 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Lunch will be served Location:  High Museum of Art | Address: 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309 3 Trends Changing the Future of Work Reaching employees is harder than ever. Is your internal communications team ready? Join SocialChorus [...]

SocialChorus Atlanta Summit – Thank You

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Video Like a Boss: Summary and Final Thoughts

In the last installment of our Video Like A Boss blog series, we’ll summarize and cover the final pieces of information you need to shoot your own high-quality executive videos and engage your employees. Whether you lead five people or five thousand, you probably have room for improvement in terms of connecting with your team. […]

How to Make Video Like a Boss – Houston – September 6, 2018

Date: Thursday, September 6 Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CT | Registration from 11:00 - 11:30  Location: The Pass & Provisions | 807 Taft Street, Houston, TX, 77019 How to Make Video Like a Boss - Houston How do you get your employees' attention when they are getting hit by news, emails, and chats all day long? With a [...]

How to Make Video Like a Boss Houston – Thank You

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Top 7 Frustrations with Outsourced Employee Engagement Apps and How to Address Them

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus Denver Summit – Thank You

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How SocialChorus Helps Love’s Travel Stops Connect to Their Entire Workforce

“For Love’s, it has really changed in that we’re more than just communicators now. Our goal is not just to connect every employee with what we need them to know or to be able to connect them to each other; it’s really about building culture. And our Love’s Now app helps us do that.” -Kyla Turner, [...]

Where Employee Experience Sits on the Long Tail of HR

For all the attention we lavish on our pay and health benefits, there is a long list of other things Human Resources is working on, which we often overlook. I call this the “long tail of HR.”   Most days we forget about: Additional perks Recruiting and Hiring Training and development Performance management Termination and placement […]

How to Make Video Like a Boss – Charlotte – August 29, 2018

Date: Wednesday, August 29 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET | Registration from 11:30 - 12:00  Lunch will be served  Location: Mint Museum Uptown | 500 S Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202 How to Make Video Like a Boss - Charlotte How do you get your employees' attention when they are getting hit by news, emails, and chats all [...]

How to Make Video Like a Boss Charlotte – Thank You

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How to Build a Business Case for a Workforce Communications Platform {Plus Bonus Tip}

Over the years, SocialChorus has built many business cases with Fortune 500 companies to help them secure the funding and the support that they need to purchase a workforce communications platform that meets their needs and achieves their desired outcomes. Obtaining budget for a new communications platform is no easy task. It is a multi-step […]

SocialChorus New York Summit – September 12, 2018

Date: Wednesday, September 12 Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET | Registration from 1:30 PM – 2 PM Networking happy hour to follow Location:  Convene  | Address: 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10017 The Future of Work: 3 Trends Changing the Workplace Need to engage your employees? Internal communications is the solution. It’s the glue [...]

SocialChorus New York Summit – Thank You

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for the New York Summit! This event will take place on September 12 at 2:00 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

Video Like a Boss: You’re ready, now what?

Congratulations, you’ve learned so much with our Video Like a Boss series! We’ve covered all the fundamentals: creating an engaging and comprehensive outline using the TWIN strategy, how to be confident on camera, and acquiring the right tools to create the perfect studio in the office, in your hotel, or on-the-go. It’s finally time to run through your […]

Why Communicators Need to Take a Page Out Of The Marketing Playbook

In this article Gregg Apirian, Senior Director of Advisory Services at SocialChorus, discusses the challenges communicators face in effectively reaching and engaging employees and offers advice on why communicators should create audience profiles for employees like marketers do to target customers.    All effective marketers know their audience – they study them to understand their […]

Guide | How to Make Video Like a Boss

Make Video Like a Boss Leadership is changing. Employees are demanding more authenticity, more transparency, and more directness. Greg Shove’s Video Like a Boss ebook demonstrates how to communicate in this world of new expectations and myriad distractions. It’s a no-bullshit guide based on three years of trying, sometimes failing, and ultimately perfecting the techniques they used [...]

[Excerpt] The Digital Revolution in Communications

Here’s a sneak peek from our new report, The Digital Revolution in Communications: 10 Key Insights From SocialChorus’ 2018 Comms Effectiveness Survey to help internal communication technology leaders increase employee engagement and create better employee alignment to their companies’ goals and vision. SocialChorus analyzed data across its global programs, including over 1.5 million employees in […]

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Video Like a Boss: Studio Pro

In our previous installment of Video Like a Boss: Setting Up Your Studio, we covered the basic equipment you’ll need to get started in your corporate leadership videos. By now, everything from your video checklist has shipped and arrived, so now what? Today, we’ll focus on how to best utilize these tools to give your […]

How to Make Video Like A Boss

LIVE WEBINAR Wednesday, August 22 | 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET Video just works! It’s attention grabbing, memorable, and triggers emotions like no other medium. But many leaders don’t use it because they’re intimidated or unsure how to use it right. Join us August 22 for a new Video Like a Boss webinar. Written [...]

How to Make Video Like a Boss – Thank You

Thank you for registering! You will receive a confirmation email soon. Thank you for registering for the webinar on August 22! This webinar will take place online on August 22 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation from On24. If you have any questions or do not receive [...]

Webinar Recording: The Future State of the Digital Workplace

Technology offers companies endless possibilities to become more agile and efficient. But with any transformation, opportunities require change. And change is not an easy mode for any organization, its employees, or for the person in charge of explaining the change—the communicator. Gartner's Mike Gotta presents his latest research on the digital workplace and offers a [...]

Webinar Recording: The Future State of the Digital Workplace – Thank You

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Three “dos” to drive your employee engagement

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Curiosity In Marketing: Five Ways To Be More Intentional

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Why the CEO Doesn’t Make Digital Transformation Happen, Employees Do

Transforming employee engagement is a critical part of digital transformation communication. While 87% of CEOs say keeping employees aligned to strategic changes is a priority, it’s up to communicators (and employees) to make that happen. Despite the urgency, explaining why you need to invest in a new workforce communications platform to improve your internal communications […]

Video Like a Boss: Setting Up Your Studio

In our most recent “Video Like A Boss” installments, we established our foundation: structuring videos using the TWIN strategy and breaking down the basics of being on camera. Now, we’ll take a step back and delve into providing you with the best video production equipment checklist you’ll need to shoot quick, easy, and high-quality leadership videos. […]

SocialChorus’ Webinar with New York Times Digital Guru, Cliff Levy

For the past two decades, newspapers have faced an existential challenge as our lives have transitioned from print to digital. Yet The New York Times has successfully made the biggest strategic shift in its 165-year history. It has transformed from an old-school print publication into a digital powerhouse. SocialChorus recently had the pleasure of hosting […]

3 Takeaways from Shel Holtz & Friends Interview Series with SocialChorus’ Greg Shove

Since 2005, Shel Holtz’s popular For Immediate Release podcast features leading employee communications professionals. They discuss innovations in communications data, internal communication strategy, content strategies, and how technology can be used to reach every employee. Throughout his extensive conversation with Greg Shove, SocialChorus founder, Shel delves into how SocialChorus’ workforce communications platform provides the modern […]

CMO Insights: Alison Murdock, CMO of SocialChorus

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

SocialChorus’ Upcoming July Events

Will we see you at one of our regional internal communications events? Meet with leading communicators to discuss important trends and solutions surrounding modern internal comms. For a list of all our latest events and webinars, please check our calendar.    July 17:  Lessons from the Frontline: How is the Gig Economy Changing the Life […]

SocialChorus Minneapolis Summit – August 2, 2018

Date: Thursday, August 2 Time: 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT | Registration from 11:30am – 12pm with lunch served at 12:30 PM Location:  W Hotel Minneapolis | Address: 821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402 The Future of Work: Internal Communications is the Solution Reaching every employee is becoming more critical than ever. Three major trends are [...]

Lessons from the Frontline: How Is the Gig Economy Changing the Life of a Worker in the UK? – London, 17 July

Date: Tuesday, 17 July Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM BST Location: The Ivy Market Grill | Address: 1a Henrietta St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8PS Lessons from the Frontline: How Is the Gig Economy Changing the Life of a Worker in the UK? Zero hour contracts, the sharing economy, and most recently, the gig economy are now [...]

Lessons from the Frontline: How Is the Gig Economy Changing the Life of a Worker in the UK?

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SocialChorus Minneapolis Summit

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for the Minneapolis Summit! This event will take place on August 2 at 12:00 PM CTD. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

Webinar Recording: Engaging Your Audience on Mobile with Cliff Levy, The New York Times

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How to Be On Camera Like a Boss

Throughout the first three installments of Video Like a Boss, we’ve tackled the importance of video in employee engagement and the TWIN strategy, a foolproof way to shoot authentic, leadership videos. At this point, you possess the skills to create a concise and coherent outline to effectively communicate your message. Now it’s time to get […]

eBook: How to Secure Funding for a Workforce Communications Platform

Best practices for leaders at every level. Three steps to get started quickly, connect with your people, and boost your leadership.

Webinar Recording: Engaging Your Audience on Mobile with The New York Times

Best practices for leaders at every level. Three steps to get started quickly, connect with your people, and boost your leadership.

Sound Physicians on Getting Information in the Hands of Physicians on the Move

Sound Physicians uses SocialChorus to get information into the hands of physicians who are moving around a hospital all day long. SocialChorus helps keep doctors informed in a way that is easy, quick, and engaging.

How to Secure Funding for a Workforce Communications Platform – Thank You

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Industry News in Brief

The Holmes Report | June 25, 2018

Employees ignoring you? Top internal tech mistakes revealed

HR TechNews | June 25, 2018

Sonia Speaks: Integrated Communications: Convergence of Internal & External Communications

The free ebook published last year by IC Kollectif, Disrupting the Function of IC: A Global Perspective, provides a rich source of insight into the forces at work in the internal communications industry today. In this eight-part series, I’ve been taking a deep dive into each chapter of the book, bringing you key takeaways from […]

Improving Organizational Communication and Collaboration With Technology

Training Industry | June 22, 2018

Mobile Comms Could Be Just the Push You Need

VOICE: Where IC Professionals Come to Talk | June 22, 2018

5 Things I Learned From the Gig Economy

Last April, I started driving for Uber. I joined the over one million Americans who drive for a variety of reasons, from lack of full-time work to the independence of being self-employed. Up until then, I was like most people. I tried out TaskRabbit, Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and other gig economy apps, with their promise […]

How to Make Video Like a Boss – Toronto – August 2, 2018

Date: Thursday, August 2 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET | Registration from 11:30 - 12:00  Location: George Restaurant | Address: 111 Queen Street E C, Toronto, ON, M5C 1S2, Canada How to Make Video Like a Boss - Toronto How do you get your employees' attention when they are getting hit by news, emails, and chats all day [...]

How to Make Video Like a Boss Toronto – Thank You

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How to Make Video Like a Boss – Boston – August 1, 2018

Date: Wednesday, August 1 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET | Registration from 11:30 - 12:00  Location: Pabu Boston | Address: 3 Franklin Street, Boston, MA, 02110 How to Make Video Like a Boss - Boston How do you get your employees' attention when they are getting hit by news, emails, and chats all day long? With a 3x [...]

How to Make Video Like a Boss Boston – Thank You

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How to Make Video Like a Boss Boston – Thank You

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How to Make Video Like a Boss Toronto

Thanks for registering! Thank you for registering for How to Make Video Like a Boss – Toronto! This event will take place on August 2 at 12:00 PM ET. Please check your inbox for your email confirmation. If you have any questions or do not receive the confirmation email, please contact Jessica at jessica.brook@socialchorus.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

[New Report] The Digital Transformation in Communication: SocialChorus’ 2018 Comms Effectiveness Survey

Large enterprises face ongoing challenges including brand reputation, employee retention, and changing employee expectations for the work experience. Further, the increasing number of deskless and distributed workers require that organizations find a better way to connect with an increasingly dispersed workforce. At the heart of these shifting dynamics is employee communications. It has become a […]

New Research from SocialChorus Reveals Key Drivers of Employee Engagement: Personalization, Targeting and Customized Content

Video has three times higher engagement rates than other forms of content See press release here. SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2018  — SocialChorus, a global workforce communications platform, today announced results from its 2018 Comms Effectiveness Survey, which highlights how companies with the right tools effectively capture and maintain employee attention and engagement. SocialChorus surveyed 840 [...]

eBook: The Digital Transformation in Communications – 10 Key Insights from the 2018 Comms Effectiveness Survey

Best practices for leaders at every level. Three steps to get started quickly, connect with your people, and boost your leadership.

The Future State of the Digital Workplace – Thank You

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The Digital Transformation in Communications: 10 Key Insights from the 2018 Comms Effectiveness Survey – Thank You

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The Future State of the Digital Workplace

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TWIN: The Foolproof Video Plan

Last week, I introduced our TWIN strategy, a nearly foolproof way to shoot quick, short, and authentic CEO communication to employees using video. TWIN is a simple storytelling structure that helps you stay on track and focus only on the most essential material, ensuring employees stay informed and engaged. This week’s installment will help you […]

Webinar Recording: Why Should We Care About Gig Economy Apps? – Thank You

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Webinar Recording: How to Build Your Case for an Employee Communications Platform

How to secure funding and support for your employee communications platform

Webinar Recording: Why Should We Care About Gig Economy Apps?

Best practices for leaders at every level. Three steps to get started quickly, connect with your people, and boost your leadership.

Webinar Recording: Why Should We Care About Gig Economy Apps?

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