Tag Archives: social intranets

Linchpin Intranet Suite: We Are More Than Just Colleagues

Linchpin Suite: We are more than just co-workers

When you think of the traditional tools many of us use to get our work done – email, intranets and shared networks, video conferencing, etc. – my guess is these do not then simultaneously make you think of friendships with colleagues, sharing both the personal and professional gems of your lives. They most likely make you think, “these are the tools I use to get my work done”. There is a way out: The Linchpin Intranet Suite combines traditional work tools and social media tools.

Soon In Your Linchpin Intranet: Timeslots for Events

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An intranet without event management? Unthinkable. Especially in a Confluence-based intranet. To help you organize (and participate in) events in your Linchpin intranet even better, we’re introducing a new feature in October: Timeslots for events! By the way, this feature was requested by some Linchpin users via Canny. This leads us to the question: Canny build it?! Yes, yes we can.

Microsoft Teams and Social Intranet – a Dream Team Thanks to Linchpin

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Be honest: How many different messengers or social media channels do you use every day for your communication? Even in companies, it is no longer uncommon to use several communication tools at once – after all, different teams have different requirements for such tools. But the more extensive the tool landscape, the more often there is chaos in communication and the more difficult it becomes to keep track of all company messages. Linchpin has addressed this problem by creating two shortcuts to Microsoft Teams that allow you to share Linchpin news in MS Teams and start chats in MS Teams from within Linchpin. We’ll show you how this works in this blog article.

The Importance of Social Relationships at Work

Social relationships at work are crucial. We spend most of our waking hours at our place of work. It makes sense then that we should focus on developing social relationships at our de facto primary residence. Given that such relationships are conducive to well-being, a company that facilitates these relationships has an advantage over one that does not. Learn how to improve your workplace.

The Risk of Not Socializing Enough at Work – And How a Social Intranet Can Help

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Humans are social creatures and for the past couple of years, socializing has been quite difficult because colleagues don’t spontaneously see each other anymore in the hallways at the office, since many of them are now working from home. This means there’s a real risk of them feeling increasingly lonely, which can have all sorts of negative effects. Read on to find out how you can help combat this as a company using a social intranet.

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?