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Are you becoming a Zoom Zombie? Episode #8 of OFC SHORTCUTS shares 4 tips on how to avoid dreaded Zoom fatigue. Watch and learn best practices for video conferencing so that you don’t burnout from being on-camera 24/7. To Zoom or not to Zoom? That......

Formulating an employee communications plan for a return to the office? Watch episode #7 of OFC SHORTCUTS to learn how an animated video can help drive behavior change by translating new health and safety rules into new habits. According to a Wharton Research Center Study,......

  In episode #4 of OFC SHORTCUTS, it’s all about Podcasts. Podcasts have become incredibly popular, entertaining commuters and coffee breakers alike with true crime, comedy, and more. But there’s another hot genre on the rise: Corporate Communications. Watch and learn how to use Podcasts......

  Episode #3 of OFC Shortcuts provides 3 key tips for having a successful work-from-home experience. While it’s tempting to stay in your pajamas and work from bed, it’s important to get up and treat your home like the workplace that has now become. Undoubtedly,......

  Episode #2 of OFC Shortcuts unearths a fun and engaging way to connect employees while they are physically distanced during remote work, which is…showing off your new officemates! We all may be used to working alongside our peers at the office, but now many......

  The face of conference call catastrophes might just be Professor Robert Kelly, whose remote video interview  with BBC News was ambushed by his dancing toddler, curious baby, and horrified wife. Over the last 3 years, Kelly’s hilarious video has generated over 36 million views......

  OFC is excited to launch Shortcuts: Smart Storytelling Solutions, a new video series for corporate communicators that showcases creative ways to earn employee attention and inspire action. Episode #1 explores how to create a virtual video studio by taking a note from YouTube and......

  Kate Winslet steps up onto the rail of the Titanic as Leonardo DiCaprio steadies her from behind. Wind coursing through her hair, Winslet exclaims, “I’m flying!” Had Winslet worked in modern day corporate communications, she might be flying without a net in readying her......

“She’s coming on boys. She’s coming on real strong.” Those foreboding words were delivered by George Clooney in the 2000 biographical disaster film, The Perfect Storm . The Hollywood heartthrob and Casamigos tequila pitchman could very well have been talking about the convergence of 3 workplace......

I awoke to a jolt on the redeye flight from Phoenix as our wheels touched down on the frozen tarmac in Newark, NJ. I felt surprisingly energized for having logged only 2.5 hours of sleep. That’s because I had returned from the desert clutching my “Ten Commandments of Internal Communications.” The past two days were part......

This past August 8-9, Internal Communications professionals flew to Chicago to join the 2nd Edition Marcus Evans Internal Branding & Employee Experience Conference produced by Marcus Evans. While sponsoring this conference, OFC had the privilege of meeting many of these culture & communications professionals and......

  Every successful company has a strong, cohesive team behind it. It’s no wonder corporate culture is becoming top priority for corporations & small businesses alike. Here are ways you can make sure you’re building a strong team and a great work environment: Show your......

Internal Communications professionals flew to Chicago to join the Marcus Evans Internal Branding & Employee Experience Conference on August 8-9 2018. While sponsoring this conference, OFC had the privilege of meeting many of these culture & communications professionals where we discussed their biggest challenges & learnings.......

This past August 8-9, Internal Communications professionals flew to Chicago to join the 2nd Edition Marcus Evans Internal Branding & Employee Experience Conference produced by Marcus Evans. While sponsoring this conference, OFC had the privilege of meeting many of these culture & communications professionals and discussing......

It’s hard to deny the fact that remote working is on the rise.  85% of millennials say that they want to telecommute 100% of the time, and 91% of virtual teams feel that they get more done when they’re not tied down to a physical......

This past February 21-22, Internal Communications professionals flew to New Orleans to join the 7th Annual Internal Communications Communications & Situational Messaging Conference produced by Marcus Evans. While sponsoring this conference, OFC had the privilege of meeting many of these culture & communications professionals and......

When you need to communicate a rollout of new initiatives, win hearts and minds around corporate change, position your brand for success, or even shine the spotlight on stand-out employees, video is definitely the way to go. We can all agree that not all corporate......

This past February, OFC had the privilege of being a sponsor at the 7th Annual Internal Communications & Situational Messaging Conference produced by Marcus Evans. Culture & Communications professionals from global companies all flew to New Orleans to binge on sugary beignets and discuss their......

Thanks to smartphones, capturing high quality videos on cellphones has never been easier. However, poor operating techniques will result in a poor video. Follow the 4 “L”s of videography to capture the perfect videos on your cellphone: LIGHT. A video is only as good as......

It’s no surprise that communication issues in the workplace are not an uncommon thing. Whether it comes down to miscommunication, confusing directives, or simply a lack of communication, the end result is a decrease in productivity. According to a survey in HR Magazine, participants said......

While change is never fun or easy, it’s necessary for creating a successful and evolving industry. From new technology to new business practices, we have to constantly be looking for new ways to enhance our already established behaviors. This involves having a keen eye for......

The world is changing every day. Millennials are joining the workforce, people are redefining what successful company culture looks like, and companies are evolving into a new age of technology. Here are a few trends you need to watch and implement into your company. Education. You’re probably......

When it comes to the workplace, not everyone wants to stay put. Some may be content with doing so, but others dream of rising through the ranks and serving the company in different ways. Unfortunately, not everyone is made for roles in higher management, but......

To make any new communication plan effective, it’s vital to include measurement moments to know where that plan should be adjusted. Adjustments can include anything from changing key messages & tactics to changing communications channels. Here are a few ways you can improve the impact......

Earning employee attention around important initiatives is hard enough. Trying to earn their attention to complete a survey? – even harder!   Here are easy ways to increase survey participation among employees so you can gain better employee insights:   Don’t compete for attention. Check......

Your responsibility as a communicator is to create, plan and execute your message using insights. Getting honest feedback is crucial to any corporate communication initiative. Whether you set up your own “insights” focus group or just ask your colleagues, you can improve internal communication by......

Marketing your brand internally is just as important as marketing it to external customers. After all, your employees are the face of the company. By engaging your employees, you’ll help them make a more powerful emotional connection to the products and services you sell. By......

The key to anyone’s heart is through their stomachs. So it makes sense that free, unlimited snacks are becoming a common office perk. To increase employee happiness and productiveness, companies are transforming their office kitchens from a sad Keurig in the corner to a well-decorated......

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