Category Archives: Intranets

Onboarding 2.0 or: How Newbies Can Quickly Hit the Ground Running with Linchpin Hey

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Onboarding needs to be well thought out and prepared, especially in times like these. With our cloud-based social intranet Linchpin Hey, we make it easier for everyone involved! Because when new employees, supported by an onboarding assistant, can easily create their own profile and share their skills or what they do in their free time, getting to know each other is no longer a problem, even in hybrid settings. In this first of a total of nine blog articles, we’ll show you what other options Linchpin Hey offers for successful onboarding and what other useful functions the social intranet has to offer.

Linchpin Hey: How Does Social Interaction Within Companies Affect Employee Retention?

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We spend half our waking hours working, and working from home, especially over long periods, like during the current pandemic, has caused employees to feel disconnected from their colleagues, which can lead to mental health problems and people being dissatisfied at their job. So how does social interaction help with employee retention?

What Defines Modern Intranets?

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Intranets nowadays, known as employee engagement intranets or social intranets, are leaps and bounds ahead of their ancestors and continue to improve. The use of modern intranets is only expected to increase, maybe even until they replace the physical office completely. But what defines an intranet?

How To Master Your Intranet Introductory Project

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The time may come for your organization when it decides that it would benefit from a corporate intranet. In order for the intranet deployment to be successful, the organization must first define the problems that it intends to solve or mitigate. Defining how an intranet will address these problems will be instrumental in selecting the right one for adoption. The phases that constitute the intranet adoption process are described below.

How To Measure Success In An Intranet Project

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Some things are easier to measure than others. How many blog posts you’ve published on your weblog is easy to find out, but how successful your intranet is, is a whole different story. You’ll need to define your interpretation of “success” yourself, which in the case of an intranet often involves 3 things: hosting company content, reaching all employees and making communication easier. Read on to see how to opti

Why healthy social interaction is important in companies

Why healthy social interaction is important in companies

The importance of social interaction is often underestimated by companies. The focus is more on the work that needs to be done and the company itself than the most important assets of the company: the people who work there. The New Work culture changes all of that. Read on to find out more about this trend and what has changed with the current pandemic.

Linchpin Review by René Vlak of SOMO

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The Center for Research on Multinational Corporations, or SOMO, conducts research concerning the influence and practices of multinational corporations from their office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. SOMO’s corporate intranet, called SOMO Community, consists of Atlassian Confluence, the Refined Theme and the Linchpin Intranet Suite. SOMO Community was launched in January 2020. René Vlak’s video review notes the several advantages offered by Linchpin and describes how they make user workflow easier.

Social Interaction 2.0 – Linchpin Hey, the Social Intranet, Makes It Possible

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As a person in a leadership position, you have a desire to make the world of work a little better every day. This article highlights two aspects that make a positive difference for employees and companies: Flexibility and the sense of belonging. We also present our self-developed tool – Linchpin Hey, a social intranet for the cloud that brings more communicative momentum to the company.