Internal Communication

Hire for potential, groom for performance

The panel was undecided about two candidates they planned to hire. According to them, one was arrogant and the other was docile. They needed someone who straddled two extremes of the personality spectrum. This case study – Congenial or Docile – Whom Must We Hire?received interesting viewpoints from readers. Thank you Amrita, Murali, Annesha, Indranil and Vikram for sharing your valuable insights. […]

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5 signs that tells you an organization’s on-boarding program needs a revisit

Orientation programs are meant to integrate new hires and get them inspired to go the extra mile for the organization. When organizations take their eye of this important phase of employee experience, it can lead to poor downstream outcomes such as lesser engagement, lower productivity and reduced performance. How can organizations intervene and spot the […]

Internal Communication

Keen to tap content opportunities? Here are 4 ideas to kick-start your efforts

Every organization, big or small, has enough stories to inspire and engage. Other they hold back thinking of the following: –       That the content may not be of interest to audiences, –       That it was done a while ago and may have lost relevance, –       There isn’t much depth in the content, –       Or, if it will be well […]

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How relevant is internal communications? Download and read FREE ebook to know more!

Humbled to be included in the interview ebook, Why Internal Communications Mattersby BonFyre. In this e-book, you can read insights from 18 internal communications experts from six different countries covering a range of topics such as trends, impact and challenges facing the world of work. I had the opportunity to share my views on employee experience, how […]

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Don’t worry about comparisons. Focus on being your best self

Josh is not alone in this world facing comparisons – refer to my case study shared last week. These types of scenarios often play out at the workplace and elsewhere. When a new hire joins, the team and stakeholders end up comparing the current incumbent with his or her predecessor: how they worked, the experiences they had or […]

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6 Ideas to Evolve Your Leader’s Internal Communication Channel

Apart from navigating leadership styles, internal communicators also need to periodically review and curate channels that leaders use. Leaders’ channel preferences (email, face-to-face, social or video) often vary by their personality types. As a leader’s communication matures over time and audiences express different expectations of what they prefer receiving, there are opportunities for the internal […]

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4 Ways to Improve a Workplace Giving Platform and Experience

Online giving and workplace cause related practices are increasingly popular forms of employee engagement. In the US alone, charities raise about 5 billion USD from workplace giving initiatives. In India, everyday giving receives close to INR 350 crores or 5.1 billion USD. Causes that directly impacts and betters human life and quality are among the most valued by staff. […]

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Do less fortunate youth a favor. Mentor them to build a ‘growth’ mindset

A couple of weeks ago, I spent time at a company-led volunteering event where we mentored less fortunate youth on real-life challenges, useful tips while interviewing and ways to retain a job. I came away impressed by their ambition and open-mindedness to change. One of them started a restaurant with a friend but soon had […]