Cait Merry, Author at Akumina
July 18, 2019
6 pillars of an effective employee experience

Whitepaper: 6 pillars of an effective employee experience

Technology is a powerful tool that can turn disengaged, dissatisfied employees to fully immersed, enthusiastic brand ambassadors. David Maffei, president and CRO here at Akumina, is […]
July 15, 2019
Millennial Monday (part 4): Technology for all

Millennial Monday (part 4): Technology for all

Millennials, as digital natives, are by far the most technologically advanced generation we’ve seen thus far, and those who participated in our millennial manager survey indicated that the greatest use for technology is to increase productivity at work.
July 11, 2019
user-friendly intranet software

Top 3 benefits of a user-friendly intranet solution

If you could build the most perfect user-friendly intranet possible, what are some of the requirements you’d insist on?
July 8, 2019
Millennial Monday (part 3): The work/life smoothie (with kale)

Millennial Monday (part 3): The work/life smoothie (with kale)

Historically, the business world has talked about building employee satisfaction by encouraging workers to have a clear work/life balance. Leadership teams have stressed the importance of […]
July 1, 2019
Millennial Monday (part 2): Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Millennial Monday (part 2): Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

According to the 2019 Akumina millennial manager survey, millennial employees have some demands, and they’re a shift from the norm, to put it lightly.
June 24, 2019
Millennial Monday part 1: Hip hop and job hopping

Millennial Monday (part 1): Hip hop and job hopping

It’s been a minute since Akumina released its millennial manager survey, and we’ve all had a chance to pick ourselves up off the floor and get […]
June 21, 2019
hr moments that matter: keeping the "human" in "human resources"

HR moments that matter: Keeping the “human” in “Human Resources”

When I sat down to chat with Trina White, PHR, SHRM-CP, and VP of human resources at HealthRIGHT 360, I planned to ask about her views […]
June 17, 2019
HR Moments that matter: Onboarding with a vision

HR moments that matter: Onboarding with a vision

My favorite quote of all time came from Oscar Wilde, who said, “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” You could probably make a valid argument […]
June 5, 2019
Akumina releases millennial managers survey

Akumina releases millennial managers survey

I feel like this post should be censored because “millennials” is such a dirty word these days. Somehow, when I wasn’t paying attention, an entire generation […]
May 23, 2019
employee experience solutions

6 employee experience tools you need ASAP

If you’re thinking about employee experience at your organization (and who isn’t, right?), you might also be planning to develop a digital workplace for said employees. […]
May 16, 2019
5 key elements to drive employee satisfaction: Recognizing the moments that matter

5 key elements to drive employee satisfaction: Recognizing the moments that matter

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. Our latest whitepaper is now available for download. Organizations large and small have read the research, and are beginning to […]
May 15, 2019
what is employee experience

What’s an employee experience platform (EXP), anyway?

Have you ever had one of those conversations where the person you’re chatting with is talking about something you’ve never heard of, but you don’t want […]
May 14, 2019
Moments that matter and the Akumina employee experience platform.

HR moments that matter: All the little ones

An interview with Lindsey DeLuca of NBC Sports Boston Good deeds come in all different sizes. Most of the time, we reward the big ones. At […]
May 7, 2019
employee engagement definition

Employee engagement: A corporate fairy tale

Remember the classic Disney movie “Cinderella”? It’s about the sweet, innocent girl who is worked to the bone by her evil stepmother and stepsisters, until her […]
May 3, 2019
Employees on their first day of work

HR moments that matter: Day 1 isn’t actually Day 1

An interview with Brian Calhoun of riskmethods There’s no debating whether employee satisfaction impacts organizational success. There just isn’t. Happy employees work harder, produce better output, […]
April 30, 2019
Akumina named in 2019 Best Tech Startups in Nashua list

Akumina named in 2019 Best Tech Startups list

For the second year in a row, Akumina has been included in The Tech Tribune’s list of Best Tech Startups in Nashua. The Tech Tribune is […]
April 26, 2019
Man working on phone; task-centric work environment

Make your company task-centric, not app-centric

So, I’m sitting in my cube on Monday, checking out the latest article that mentioned Akumina, and BOOM. I read something prolific.  “Today’s employees work in an application-centric — not […]
April 23, 2019
improve employee engagement tips

Top 3 tips to improve employee engagement

I probably don’t need to tell you about the benefits of engaged employees. (Or, if I do, check out our Employee Engagement and the Digital Workplace whitepaper) […]
April 16, 2019
digital workplace for employees

3 simple steps to build an effective digital employee experience

“It shouldn’t be this hard.” How many times have you said that? Your intranet shriveled up and died on the vine because it was hard to […]
April 4, 2019

WHITEPAPER | 7 Strategies for Making the Digital Workplace a Priority at Your Organization

The first step to formalizing any digital workplace program and moving towards making a business case is to begin getting key stakeholders to talk about the […]
April 4, 2019

The Definitive Guide for Developing an Employee Experience Strategy: Part 4

Hot off the presses, we’re pleased to present part four of the Definitive Guide for Developing an Employee Experience Strategy series In part three, you read about […]
April 3, 2019

Scaling your digital workplace solution

When deciding how to build your company’s workplace experience solution, you’ve got a few options, according to David Maffei.   The president and CRO of Akumina discusses your three possible digital workplace implementations in […]
April 1, 2019
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Akumina president: Employee experiences start with everyone in workforce

Looking to make an impactful change to the way your employees work and feel? David Maffei has some advice for you. The president and CRO of […]
March 27, 2019

Highlights of the 2019 Employee Experience Exchange

Akumina’s Employee Experience Exchange featured in the Boston Business Journal In case you missed it, last week, Akumina hosted the second installment of the Employee Experience […]
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