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.
Engaging your employees is no easy task. According to Gallup, 51% of US workers aren’t engaged with their jobs. Which is why launching your own employee app is so important. Your app has the potential to reach every single one of your employees no matter where they are in the world, and it has the potential to open the door to your digital workplace. But which use cases are the most engaging for your employees and guarantee your app’s success?
Internal communication challenges are an unfortunate reality for many companies. But efficient internal communication is especially difficult in the construction industry, where it’s common practice for employees to work remotely, away from their home site or office. But this issue is just one of many obstacles preventing employees in the industry from connecting with one another and their employers. Here are three main barriers that prevent construction companies from building effective and engaging internal communications.
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.