internal communications

Stop Letting Slack Distract You

Stop Letting Slack Distract You

When you work remotely or on a large team, being able to connect on the fly can make a big difference in your productivity. At Litmus, we use a popular messaging tool called Slack for all of our internal communications.

Slack is a real-time messaging tool that sorts you into various channels, like chat rooms, where you can discuss what's going on, or use various integrations to get work done faster, like with Google Drive, Twitter, or RSS. (Or giphy, if you need to express yourself.)

And though I love Slack since it accelerates collaboration and flattens our organization, there's a LOT going on during the day, and it can be hard to concentrate and stay productive (which is the whole point of Slack!) Read on for my tips on staying productive using Slack >>

What I Learned From Being an (Internal) Journalist

What I Learned From Being an (Internal) Journalist

As a professional internal communicator, it can be easy to forget the rules of communication. Internal feels "safer" but it rarely is with an audience of 60,000+ employees. Building appropriate, relevant, and exciting content on our internal platform requires an authenticity you can't get when communicating externally. Everyone reading your writing shares one key experience with you: being employed by the same company.