More than 40 percent of workers in the US are punching in outside of headquarters. With an increasingly remote workforce, it’s important for employers to create new ways to connect. Here are a Spoonful of ways an employee app can help your company reach and communicate with remote employees.
On the 26th and 27th of April, Staffbase invited communication professionals from all over the world to the Staffbase Summit 2018 for a chance to share best practices, address the challenges of bringing desk and non-desk employees together, and discuss the different ways that companies create a sense of community and belonging at work.
“We work in small, interdisciplinary teams that use methods like Kanban and Scrum.”
One might expect to hear such a statement coming from a software developer, but there it was in the November 2017 issue of the German internal communications magazine BEYOND, being spoken by Claudia Tillmann, head of Brand Experience at Yello, a sales and marketing company for energy and energy-related services.
The merging of two companies, while exciting, can also be a time of great upheaval and change—and a real challenge for the entire company. At RHI Magnesita,
Let’s start with the why, as Simon Sinek might say. Why should Internal Communications and HR try to work together in the first place? Well, for starters, Internal Communications wants to communicate with every employee, and HR has access to a great deal of their vital information. That’s a pretty significant link, but we think there’s still way more to it.
Launching an employee app is kind of like launching a business. It’s a lot of work, planning is critical, and both require a strong start in order to set the pace toward a finish line that never really comes. Why? Because your goals are constantly evolving with every new milestone you reach.