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How to Use Technology for Employee Engagement

Abe Rahey on how to use technology for employee engagement.

By Abe RaheyPublished 2 years ago 3 min read

Employee engagement is a hot topic in the business world these days. Companies are starting to realize that if they want to be successful, they need to keep their employees happy and engaged. One way to do this is by using technology to help engage your employees. In this blog post, we will discuss three ways that you can use technology to improve employee engagement.

1) Use social media to engage employees

One of the best ways to use technology for employee engagement is social media. Social media can create a sense of community among employees and can also be used to share news and updates about the company. Additionally, social media can be used to provide a platform for employees to ask questions and give feedback.

Twitter is a great social media platform for employee engagement. Employees can tweet about their work experiences, share ideas, and ask questions. Additionally, Twitter allows you to create lists of employees so that you can easily follow their tweets.

Facebook is also a great social media platform for employee engagement. Facebook allows you to create groups for employees to communicate with each other. Additionally, you can use Facebook to post updates about the company and share articles and videos that employees might be interested in.

2) Use chatbots to answer employee questions

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular and can engage employees by answering their questions. Chatbots can answer common questions about the company, such as hours of operation, benefits, and policies. Additionally, chatbots can be used to help employees with more specific tasks, such as finding a job or learning how to use new software.

Chatbots are available on several different platforms, such as Facebook Messenger, Kik, and WhatsApp. You can also create your chatbot using AI services like Wit.ai and Chatfuel.

3) Use video conferencing to connect employees

Video conferencing is a great way to connect employees located in different parts of the world. Video conferencing can be used for team meetings, training sessions, and presentations. Additionally, video conferencing can be used to allow employees to socialize with each other.

There are several different video conferencing platforms that you can use, such as Skype, Zoom, and Google Hangouts.

There are a number of different ways that you can use technology to improve employee engagement. Using social media, chatbots, and video conferencing can create a more engaged workforce and improve productivity.

About Abe Rahey

Technology has always played a big part of Abe Rahey's life. As a teenager, Abe quickly learned that the video games he played with his friends would open a door to a more in-depth role-- not as a player, but as a developer. Even though Abe didn't have knowledge of any programming languages, he wrote down ideas for game after game using natural language until he had the ability to learn code.

When first learning to code, Abe quickly picked up the procedural languages of Java, BASIC, and C, and it quickly snowballed into Abe creating his own games and even running his own server. Before he had even graduated from high school, the 3D Portal Network that Abe had created had been purchased by GameSpy, a browsing platform that is incredibly popular today. Abe worked with the company in a management position for almost a decade, helping them transition to IGN Entertainment and then Fox Interactive.

After high school, Abe Rahey received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona. His experience in the jobs that he held after college attracted Google's attention, leading him to move from Phoenix, Arizona, to Mountain View, California to take up the role of Senior Director of Engineering. He's held the position for over 14 years. Throughout his tenure at Google, he gained experience in a number of different things, such as Product and Enterprise Infrastructure. He prides himself on being a fair, logical, and diplomatic leader. To learn more about Abe Rahey, be sure to visit his websites!

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Abe Rahey

Abe Rahey is a talented entrepreneur and digital engineer with a long-standing career at Google. Follow along to read his posts on technology, and visit AbeRahey.com to learn more about his footprint in the industry.

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