March 2010 Posts

2009 Inspire Awards for Internal and Employee Communications Announced

The 2009 Inspire Awards for Internal and Employee Communications winners were just announced. According to their website, the competition drew one of the largest number of submissions ever. It’s encouraging to see so many companies make an effort to engage […]

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Nestle: Chocolate-covered Fan Fail

Before your company starts a Facebook fan page, there are two rules you should know: Rule #1: Don’t alienate your fans Rule #2: Don’t forget rule number #1 Nestle forgot the first two rules. It’s unfortunate because Nestle has something […]

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Gen Z: Welcome toThe Working World

At Tribe, we’re interested in how different generations interact in the workforce. We’re currently conducting follow-up research on how the recession has affected the different generations, so look for that to be released soon. Additionally, we’re conducting research on Gen […]

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Are Your People Stuck in Neutral?

Now’s the time to help your employees get out of the recession rut. And the business can’t move forward if your employees aren’t. Is your company losing money because people are in a holding pattern? Corporate employees across the country are […]

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Professional vs. Off-the-cuff Videos for Internal Communications

If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how powerful a video of your CEO passionately explaining the company mission can be for employees. As blogging becomes more popular, so does video blogging (also know as v-blogging or vlogging). In […]

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Change Management: 5 Keys for Launching ERP/SAP

More and more companies are seeing the advantages of integrating all of their data and processes into a single, unified system. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are the method of choice, and the most popular provider is SAP. Unfortunately, ERP […]

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You’ve Just Launched Social Media. Now What?

Finally getting your company’s social media plan off the ground can be very rewarding. You put in a lot of time and energy and are excited to see things really start to take off. It starts off slow at first, […]

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Flexibility: The Holy Grail of Employee Benefits

For companies both large and small, flexibility is the holy grail of employee benefits. The good news for employers stymied by the Recession, and not in the position to be giving out raises and bonuses, is that offering flexibility can […]

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Your Talent for the Future is Ready to be Hired

I was recently reading Michael Winerip’s “Time, It Turns Out, Isn’t on Their Side” article in The New York Times. The article is a follow-up to an article Winerip wrote a year ago about out-of-work Baby Boomers looking for jobs […]

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When Was Your Last Employee Appreciation Event?

2009 was a tough year. Record layoffs, dismal profits and pessimistic news coverage really do a number on employee morale. But 2010 shows a lot of promise, and it’s time to let employees know that you value their contributions. So […]

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