Infographic | The Evolution of Sharing and Communication

Original source: The Daily Infographic

Communication is the process of conveying information. Almost all species have some sort of communication system. However, successful communication is the trait that has made humans the most successful species.

This infographic shows a timescale of how communication has evolved over time. It’s hard to imagine communication long before the hustle and bustle of email and text messaging. Technological communication has grown exponentially, leaving snail mail to be a thing of the past.

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Using Social Media to Enhance Company Morale

Note: We’re excited to have this guest post by Brad Shorr, Director of Content & Social Media for Straight North. See Brad’s bio at the end of the article.

We tend to think of social media as a set of marketing tools. But a social strategy focused on employees is an option well worth considering.  The human resources approach is particularly applicable in these four corporate environments.

  1. When employees are scattered across multiple geographic locations and have few opportunities to interact.
  2. When employees attend conventions, seminars, and other corporate events on a regular basis.

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Nobody Puts HR in a Corner! (The invaluable role of HR in organizational strategy)

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I know I’m dating myself, but I still get a little faint when I think of the scene in Dirty Dancing where Patrick Swayze comes into the room, finds Baby and says “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” Although often overshadowed and overlooked, she was integral in executing the talent show, where she brought together the entertainment staff and the resort guests.

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