5 important elements for your intranet

Your organization’s internal hub has to be more than a kiosk for posting the cafeteria’s lunch specials and photos of the softball team’s big win. It must help workers do their jobs.

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A business intranet must engage employees, support daily initiatives, reflect company values and help people do their work.

As administrator, you must ensure that your intranet meets these basic needs—but where do you start?

Make sure your business intranet has these five features:

1. Employee profiles

These should have accurate, up-to-date information. Have every staffer review his or her profile annually, and add this task to your checklist for new hires. Include current headshots.

2. Enterprise search

Effective enterprise search boosts productivity and efficiency, so make sure yours has:

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