Nasdaq: 6 Essential Communications Skills for Today’s Business Leaders

by Deidre Breakenridge | May 22, 2017

The public relies on business leaders for vision, guidance, inspiration and, most of all, clear communication. According to Forbes contributor Steve Olenski, there are five communications skills helping good leaders become great leaders. These skills include the ability to listen carefully (a personal favorite of mine), interpret body language, have strong video presentation skills, and Read more…

Social Media and Social Causes Can Bring CEOs Out of the Shadows

by Shel Holtz | May 10, 2017

Some things you take for granted. The sun will rise in the east. A two-year-old eating chocolate will get chocolate on her face (and her arms and her legs). Breakfast for dinner is awesome. Employees know who runs their company. Well, three out of four ain’t bad. A recent survey from APPrise Mobile found that Read more…

Entrepreneur: A Quarter of Employees Say They Don’t Know Their CEO’s Name

by Rose Leadem | May 4, 2017

Many leaders don’t realize the impact direct communication with employees can have on their business. Do you know what your CEO looks like? In fact, do you even know his or her name? According to a recent study, nearly a quarter of employees working at mid- and large-sized companies don’t even know their CEO’s name. Read more…

HRO Today: Virtual Reality

by Belinda Sharr | May 4, 2017

Successfully managing remote workers can be achieved with the right planning and tech tools. In today’s high-tech atmosphere, it’s essential to be able to manage virtual employees effectively. With the right technology, HR executives can ensure that their staff is able to work efficiently from anywhere, without being restricted to nearby offices. There are still Read more…

HR Daily Advisor: Ensuring Seamless Communications Before and After Mergers and Acquisitions

by Jeff Corbin | May 2, 2017

During mergers and acquisitions (M&A), one aspect of the transaction that is often overlooked is an effective communications strategy to the audience most responsible for a company’s success: its employees. According to a recent report published by Deloitte, 75% of corporate executives and private equity investors expect M&A activity to increase in 2017, both in Read more…

Incentive & Motivation: 20% of employees can’t name their CEO

by Incentive & Motivation | May 1, 2017

Employee Engagement: 20% of Employees can’t name CEO A large percentage of Americans working at mid- to enterprise-sized companies cannot name their CEO or even pick him or her out of a lineup. According to a new survey nearly a quarter (23 percent) of Americans who work at companies with more than 500 employees are Read more…

HR Dive: Study: 23% of employees can’t name their company’s CEO

by Valerie Bolden-Barrett | April 28, 2017

Dive Brief: A new survey by APPrise Mobile, a mobile employee communication firm, found that 23% of employees didn’t know their company’s CEO by face or name. The findings are from a Google Consumer Survey of 1,000 respondents at companies with more than 500 employees. Interestingly, 78% of workers over 25 could identify their CEO, while Read more…

Ragan: Report: Many workers don’t know their CEO’s name or face

by Robby Brumberg | April 28, 2017

The cultural chasm between management and workers can be costly, and it’s no easy fix. You’ve heard of the Invisible Man, but how about the Invisible CEO? Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of American workers at mid-size to large companies could not name their CEO, and about a third (32 percent) couldn’t identify their leader Read more…

Holtz Communications + Technology: Friday Wrap #214: Alexa sees, United scrambles, influencers clean up, apps add AR, and more

by Shel Holtz | April 28, 2017

News It’s looking worse for Twitter—Twitter’s user base grew in the last quarter, but revenue fell while the company was outbid for Thursday Night Football live-streaming by Amazon. The takeaway: Twitter is an important conduit for news and information, but without any light at the end of its revenue tunnel, its prospects are bleak. If Read more…

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