Culture & Engagement

It seems ironic that so many companies seek to engage their employees through the use of technology platforms that may, for one reason or another, put more distance between organizations and employees. Technology doesn’t eliminate the need for thought, planning and leadership. The articles here result from our quest to find the right balance.

SocialChorus launched analytics features to help employers measure the business impact of their internal communications. Added to SocialChorus’s Analyze tool, the features include new analytics functionality and an executive summary designed to present a clear picture of the state of a company’s employee communications,...
SilkRoad Technology updated its core solutions with features designed to help employers become more resilient while maintaining their employee experience. The new features in SilkRoad’s recruiting, onboarding, learning and performance modules include automation for compliance and regulatory standards, mobile-only tasks and updated I-9 forms...
Facebook added features to its Workplace app in a bid to help companies support their employees and improve communication in the new world of remote work. The company believes its history building consumer products puts in a unique position to help employers develop and maintain their culture...
Vibe HCM added several features and resources to its engagement platform, and is fielding a pulse survey designed around COVID-19-related issues. The company said it aims to help customers quickly implement tools necessary to address state and federal legislation related to the pandemic, such as the Families...
Fuel50 added two features to its talent experience platform: ones delivers virtual career support to employers who need to restructure their workforce due to the coronavirus, the others designed to support evolving approaches to work. The first product, called FuelFutures, is meant to help...
Glint and BetterUp each launched features that emphasize personalization as a way to provide employees with a more engaging development experience. For Glint, it’s about feedback. For BetterUp, it’s about coaching. Glint, owned by LinkedIn, announced Glint 360s. Designed to work with the company’s Engage and Perform...
Employee communications platform SocialChorus is launching new integrations with Microsoft Office 365, including capabilities for Microsoft Teams. The new tools allow users of SocialChorus Studio to distribute information across three Microsoft products—Outlook, Sharepoint and Teams. The product provides a central point of publishing that...
Performance management platform Betterworks acquired Hyphen, a San Francisco-based company that provides tools for employee listening and engagement. Terms weren’t disclosed. By combining its performance management solutions with Hyphen’s listening capabilities, Betterworks said it’s melding business and HR processes that have traditionally been separate. The result will be...
Reward Gateway launched an analytics engine as a part of its employee engagement platform. Called SmartInsights, the package provides HR departments with intelligence on overall employee engagement, recognition activity, benefit uptake and social responses.   The company said SmartInsights uses a highly visual set of dashboards to make...
Phenom People and learning platform Docebo will integrate their so that customers can better identify skills gaps using Phenom AI, then automate delivery of training content to employees. The companies said that although 70 percent of talent professionals say their company identifies or plans to identify...