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What is CSR in Business & Why Does it Matter to Employees?

December 15th, 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR can be understood as the degree of responsibility a corporation has for the consequences of their actions economically, socially, and environmentally. CSR matters to employees as it empowers them to leverage corporate resources to do good for the world. For emp...

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Create a Sustainability Corner in Powell Intranet

December 12th, 2022

Discover how you can promote and encourage sustainable behavior within your company through a dedicated space on Powell Intranet. ...

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What Is Viva Engage, And Is It A Complete Engagement Solution? 

August 1st, 2022

Many organizations today struggle to build a culture of communication and engagement, but all of that is about to change as Microsoft unveils a new feature, “Viva Engage.” With this feature, which is essentially a social network, employees in an organization can connect with leadership, ...

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What Are The Benefits Of SharePoint?

June 16th, 2022

SharePoint has over 290 million users, yet so many under-utilize the Microsoft tool and don’t realize the true benefits of SharePoint. ...

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What is a CMS intranet?

June 1st, 2022

These days, just about every company has an intranet. Whether it’s a formal software solution or a collection of storage and communications tools, an intranet is crucial to the day-to-day operations of any business that works digitally. And while an intranet may function well on its own at first, th...

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Can an Intranet help with Employee Retention in the Great Resignation?

April 19th, 2022

The words ‘Great Resignation’ strike fear in many organizations. Yet, companies with a good employee retention strategy are attracting and retaining top talent. Here’s how to design a plan to retain employees with your intranet. ...

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Show Your Employee Appreciation by Sharing Kudos in Powell Intranet

April 12th, 2022

Management practices like employee appreciation and recognition are not often given the importance they deserve. Employee recognition & appreciation involve praising employees for their hard work, day-to-day tasks, teamwork, and how they contribute to a company’s life and culture. Employee...

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6 Leadership Challenges a Digital Workplace can Help Tackle

December 17th, 2021

The 2020s have been a rollercoaster, with most companies facing challenges never before seen. Yet, obstacles inspired innovation, and the workplace changed for the better in many ways. We’ve experienced intense digital transformation, rapid adaption, and great learning. The key takeaway? Organ...

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A Double Win for Powell Software at the 2021 Brilliance Awards

December 15th, 2021

Powell Software has won two awards at the 2021 International Brilliance Awards, held on December 9th in London. ...

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Best in Biz Awards 2021

December 1st, 2021

Powell Software has been named a Bronze winner in the Enterprise Product of the Year – HR Software category in Best in Biz Awards 2021. ...

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Diversity in the Workplace Starts With Inclusive Culture

November 21st, 2021

It’s time to talk about diversity in the workplace. Recent world events have sparked conversations across industries as customers and employees alike demand a more inclusive culture. What company leaders are quickly realizing is that it’s not enough to simply put out a statement supporting diversity...

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Episode 19: The ‘Great Resignation’ goes global

November 3rd, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we discuss how the number of people quitting their jobs has hit record numbers in the US. The so-called “Great Resignation”, or the “Big Quit”, is impacting all industries and it is going global. ...

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How to Encourage Creativity & Manage Innovation in the Workplace?

September 23rd, 2021

Sometimes the best ideas are right in front of us, yet too often they go unnoticed. To truly manage innovation, we need a better system to find, foster, and turn ideas into action. ...

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Webinar: Generate Ideas & Fuel Employee Inventiveness with the Ideation Hub!

August 30th, 2021

Employees are the most powerful source of knowledge for any organization and capitalizing on their collective intelligence can foster significant results, producing great ideas. ...

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Episode 10: Homeworkers Head Back to the Office for Free Aircon

July 28th, 2021

In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, we’re talking about how workers have been heading back to the office, but is it just for the air conditioning? Many others are running for the hills, looking for new jobs because their companies failed to invest in the right technology to facilitate hybr...

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10 Intranet Content Ideas to Drive Employee Engagement

July 6th, 2021

In the grand scheme of things, launching your corporate intranet is just the beginning of a successful digital workplace. A steady rotation of relevant intranet content is key to keeping employees engaged with digital communication channels. But coming up with original intranet content ideas is hard...

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What is an employee experience platform?

July 1st, 2021

An ‘‘employee experience platform’’ (EXP) might sound like another trendy buzzword but it’s so much more than that. ...

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5 Benefits of Highly Engaged Employees & Why Engagement Matters

June 12th, 2021

Highly engaged employees bring invaluable benefits to an organization, but they are a rare find. Employee engagement doesn’t happen by accident, it requires a dedicated effort from everyone, especially those at the top. ...

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Remote Working Productivity: 4 Tips and Tricks

March 31st, 2021

It wasn’t long ago that remote working was seen as a novelty. A lucky few were able to take advantage of work-from-home perks, but only if they had a remote job. Even pre-pandemic, the number of people working from home was steadily increasing at a rate of 10% per year over the past decade.   ...

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Is the Digital Workplace the Best Remote Work Solution?

February 17th, 2021

A virtual space like the digital workplace is a crucial remote work solution, allowing employees to connect and work together just like in the office. More than that, it’s also a key tool for creating a sense of belonging and company culture. ...

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Discover the Virtual Coffee Machine for Remote Workers 

January 18th, 2021

As employees continue to work from home for the foreseeable future, Powell Software has been working on ways to bring the best of office life online.    ...

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Drive Employee Engagement through Intranet Adoption

January 6th, 2021

Employee engagement and experience are more than just buzzwords, they directly impact communication and collaboration within a company. A great way to encourage employees to be engaged is through the adoption of the company intranet. ...

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Digital Wellbeing and the Digital Workplace

December 4th, 2020

Employee mental and physical wellbeing is becoming more important than ever. But there’s a new topic facing managers – digital wellbeing. ...

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How to Manage Remote Employees with Microsoft Teams

November 17th, 2020

Managing a team in the traditional office setting presents challenges, which have been heavily researched. However, with remote work managers are facing new obstacles while trying to lead teams to success. For some, the transition to remote was smooth, but for most, it’s a task that requires new str...

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Powell Software Launches Employee Onboarding Templates

November 13th, 2020

Starting a new role is always a challenge for HR and the newcomer, and today’s employees are having to navigate joining a new company remotely. ...

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Step-by-Step Remote Employee Onboarding with Powell Software

November 4th, 2020

The shift in workplace culture towards hybrid working means that today’s employees split their time between the office and their home workspaces. One challenge this is causing for organizations is remote employee onboarding. Welcoming onboard new hires who have never stepped foot in the office...

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How to Motivate Employees Remotely

November 3rd, 2020

Knowing how to motivate employees is always difficult, but never more so than now. So here are 8 ways to motivate your employees, even if they work remotely. ...

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How Microsoft Teams New Features are Tackling Employee Wellbeing 

October 1st, 2020

Although many of us have adapted well to working from home, there are some things that the virtual office lacks. After remote working for several months, employees are starting to miss things they never thought they would. With many companies now deciding to transition to hybrid work fully it’s time...

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Build an Employee Advocacy Program With Your Intranet

September 28th, 2020

Half of employees post about their employer on social platforms. But far too many employers do little more than enforce a boilerplate social media policy. As it turns out, this is a major missed opportunity. ...

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8 Ways to Leverage the Social Intranet for Remote Workers

September 10th, 2020

Companies everywhere are preparing for a new era with the future of remote work. Despite the many advantages of a remote workforce, there’s no denying that it has its challenges. Managing remote employees is vastly different from operating physical offices, which means changing gears and adopting a ...

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How to Transition to Full Remote Work

July 7th, 2020

Short-term work-from-home measures introduced in March 2020 quickly resulted in a permanent shift in the way we work. A full return to the office looks unlikely for most businesses as many have instead embraced remote working fully and plan to do so indefinitely. ...

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Mastering Digital Communication in the Workplace

June 2nd, 2020

Unless you’ve been operating under a rock, chances are your company relies on digital communication on a day-to-day basis. Digital communication tools power both internal and external initiatives, from team collaboration to sales strategies. While it’s easy to sit back and let these tools do all the...

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How Can You Keep Your Remote Team Connected?

May 22nd, 2020

Remote workers have a physical disconnect to an organization due to their location, but when this generates feelings of detachment and isolation everyone suffers. Decreased productivity, lower engagement, higher staff turnover, there are many costs with a disconnected remote workforce. So how can yo...

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Designing an Employee Experience Strategy for the Digital Workplace

May 19th, 2020

Employee experience (EX) is a term that has long been used to describe how satisfied employees are with their day-to-day lives at work. But with remote working trends on the rise, there’s a new topic being discussed: digital employee experience (DEX). As more companies go virtual, adapting employee ...

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10 Employee Engagement Strategies for Remote Teams

April 28th, 2020

Employee engagement is key to business success. It impacts nearly everything, from profits to productivity, and can be used as a benchmark to help measure employee happiness and manager effectiveness. ...

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Digital Dexterity and the Digital Workplace

March 24th, 2020

The major plight of the digital workplace is user adaptation. As workplaces move towards newly available technologies, employee use of these technologies lags behind. But not all workplaces adapt at the same rate; where some catch on quickly, others take months or years to acclimate. The ability of ...

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How to Set Up Remote Working Tools for Your Team

January 31st, 2020

The virtual workforce has grown by 159% since 2005, largely made possible by the introduction of remote working tools and technologies. Many of the limitations that once kept employees tethered to an office are now becoming obsolete, paving the way to a new world of opportunity for workers and emplo...

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5 Reasons to Launch Your Digital Workplace in 2021

December 5th, 2019

If your company has ever considered implementing a digital workplace, 2021 is the year to take action. With recent improvements in technology and better accessibility, there’s never been a better time to discover all the benefits that digital workplaces have to offer. ...

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