6 terrific—and lesser-known—tools for staff engagement

Whether you run a tight-knit startup or handle communications for a global organization with offices in a dozen time zones, motivating employees can be a challenge. Here’s help.

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Especially if you have remote employees, you must cultivate a close-knit workplace community and create a digital hub for collaboration.

Digital tools that can help simplify communication and collaboration from afar have been in place for years, with big names like Slack, Skype, Basecamp and Google dominating the field.

As the digital workplace is growing and millennials and others seek to work remotely, the demand for tools to maintain employee engagement and productivity is increasing. There are several under-the-radar tools that are innovative in both their design and their efficacy.

Below are six up-and-coming internal engagement tools to foster a more productive and collaborative online work environment and increase your employees’ engagement and morale:

1. iDoneThis

iDoneThis is a small, simple tool that can do big things in terms of motivation and productivity. It works to build transparency among your employees by recording a virtual to-do list. It helps people to collaborate and solve problems, with clear knowledge of what they’re accomplishing.

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