Each new year sees the publication of countless lists and blogs featuring instructions and magic formulas which business communicators are implored to adopt lest they lose the ear of their internal audience. But commonsense advice doesn’t change with the calendar. When it comes to internal communication in today’s workplace, what was important last year remains so today and will continue to be imperative into the foreseeable future. That’s why some of the information you’ll find in this piece might look familiar from last year’s popular blogpost on the subject. The goal of IC remains as always: the effective and timely dissemination of crucial information to the most relevant audience within an organization. What's changing is the number of tools on the market for achieving this goal.
At the start of 2017, we talked about how internal communications is a field that requires constant rethinking. With that thought in mind, we've gone back to the drawing board and come up with 18 new ideas for making improvements in this crucial area. 18 is no small number, so, in the interest of speeding things up (see point #11), let's get right down to business.
We live in an era of communication overload. The average worker receives up to 120 emails per day, in addition to Facebook messages, texts, WhatsApp notifications, blackboard announcements, meeting invitations, LinkedIn clicks, Tweets, etc.
Since 2009, Staffbase’s new partner Contilla has been providing interactive content-marketing tools that optimize onboarding and training and enhance the employee experience. We’re pleased to announce that six premium plugins are now available for the Staffbase app, all of which are sure to increase the user rate and the amount of time your employees spend in their app. These plugins can be integrated in as little as two minutes—in-depth IT knowledge is not required!
With Christmas season fast approaching, it's time to prepare the holiday plugin for your employee app: the Advent Calendar! Surprise your employees with quiz questions behind every door; make them guess; make them laugh; and make them compete! Here's a short overview about how to set it up.
The employee experience movement is growing at an annual global rate of nearly 100%. That’s the budding conclusion of Staffbase following the second of three planned calculations of the number of professionals adopting new leadership and organizational practices to create more positive workplace experiences for their employees.