5 ways your social intranet can inspire employees

From offering motivational messages to pure sharing of information, your internal social network can connect and energize your workforce.

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A few months ago, we asked on our Facebook fan page, “Why do you love your intranet?” The response was great! Here are a few ideas for motivating and engaging your employees.

Sharing your corporate values and mission

Your intranet is the perfect place to promote your corporate core values and goals for the organization. Ensure that your corporate mission and purpose are stated clearly on your intranet and use plain language. This keeps your employees aligned with your corporate goals and makes everyone feel like they are in the loop.

Recognizing employees

What better way to inspire your staff than by letting them know about the achievements of their co-workers? If you learn of an accomplishment or award that an employee in your organization is receiving, write about it on the intranet. The achievements don’t have to be related to your organization at all. Highlighting your employees’ accomplishments not only shows that you recognize their contributions, but it can also help encourage others.

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