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Three Ways to Engage Hourly Workers

There are many organizational differences between salaried (exempt) and hourly (non-exempt) employees, so trying to engage them in the same way doesn’t always pan out. It’s likely your hourly staff won’t respond the same way your salaried staff will. A study by the Wilson Group found that these two groups of employees simply have diverse values in the workplace.
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Why workstream collaboration is the best thing you haven’t heard of yet

There is a lot of terminology floating around when it comes to workplace productivity apps. We won’t inundate you with all of them, but we do want to give you the inside scoop on an emerging work style you’ll be hearing more of: workstream collaboration.
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How to Create Valuable Digital Signage Content for Your Employees

Digital signage content is extremely useful for any hotel to keep employees informed and operations running smoothly. It’s typically looped on TV’s in hotels’ break rooms and cafeterias where it can be easily viewed by every employee. It’s an effective way to share company updates, best practices, new protocols, safety alerts, colleague recognition—the use cases are endless. However, it is regularly outdated or irrelevant, and therefore ignored.
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How Will Brexit Impact GDPR Compliance in the UK

The EU is taking personal data security to new levels with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to go into effect on May 25th, 2018. This leaves global businesses approximately ten months to set their data privacy and security policies in line with the strict GDPR compliance, or face crippling fines of up to 4% of annual global revenue or $20 million Euros (17,882,635.20 British Pounds), whichever figure is greater.
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Seaboard Foods Wins the Golden ARC Award for Internal Communications App

We’re excited to announce that one of our customers, Seaboard Foods, recently won a first-place Golden ARC Award for their internal communications app, SBF Connect! The app allows all Seaboard Foods employees, with an emphasis on hourly and non-desktop employees, to communicate information, create awareness about corporate values, and maintain a close-knit culture. A year after launching SBF Connect, there was a 7% increase (83%) in employee satisfaction levels regarding internal communications.
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How to Create a Successful Digital Workplace

There is a lot of talk about the “digital workplace,” which is the virtual equivalent to the physical workplace and encompasses all the technologies companies use to accomplish their goals. The digital workplace is an employee portal which includes operational systems like payroll, to core business applications like email and virtual meeting software.
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Beekeeper is a Swiss company which celebrates innovation – just like Ricola

Nathalie Maerki is responsible for talent acquisition and driving strategic HR projects at Ricola AG, one of the most modern and innovative manufacturers of herb drops in the world. Nathalie graduated from Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz with a degree in work and organizational psychology together with personnel psychology. Before she started her career at Ricola AG, she worked at the Swiss IT startup, Siroop, supporting the set-up and structuring of the HR team.
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5 Forces of Change and How Hospitality Companies Can Adapt

At the Intelligent Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF) in Paris, five technology shifts were addressed during the keynote “Hotel 2025: Insights into Technologies that will Reshape the Hotel Industry” with Jay Upchurch, VP of Strategy and Solutions Management, Oracle Hospitality. Upchurch referred to these shifts as “forces of change” and spelled out how they’re affecting the hospitality industry globally.
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3 Ways to Improve Retail Employee Performance

Conventional wisdom among many brick and mortar retailers is that labor is a cost of doing business. But conversely, some of the most forward-thinking companies in retail see their employees as an investment— assets that drive sales revenue.
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5 Signs Your Workplace Isn’t Inclusive Enough

An inclusive workplace is a huge challenge in our global economy. Companies still struggle with having a diverse and respectful workforce, but the effort involved is well worth it. Inclusivity doesn’t only increase employee engagement – it also helps the bottom line. So how do you know if your organization is lacking in the inclusivity department? Here are 5 signs:
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