As communication professionals, we all know that the power of an awesome video is unmatched at telling stories for internal or external purposes. That said, video production isn't cheap, making video expenditures a frequent victim on the budget chopping block. But don't despair! You can in fact save your company thousands of dollars by learning to produce videos in-house. Award-winning video producer Andy Pollard of Children's Mercy Kansas City saved his health care organization approximately $200,000 in just one year, creating videos that engaged almost 8,000 employees in multiple locations across the midwest. See some of his videos here and learn some effective storytelling techniques that you can use to make your own amazing videos!
Effective communication is crucial to the success and happiness of every type of relationship. In the workplace, the quality of internal communication often speaks volumes about the health of the organization itself. And yet, according to the 2018 State of the Sector on Internal Communication, "just 43% of North American internal communicators are tasked solely with internal communication, compared to 57% globally." It seems that companies view employee communication as an expense rather than a revenue driver, an approach that can and ultimately will have dire consequences on all sorts of employee-related factors, including retention and engagement, not to mention your bottom line.
Slack is great. It truly is. People love it. Hell, it even has its own Rihanna gif! As for Microsoft Teams, it might be new, but it's shaping up to be a real game changer.
Today’s healthcare workers don’t have time to read messages on a desktop intranet. Mobile access to communications is critical for healthcare leaders to connect with their workforce no matter where they are or where they work.
Internal influencers are a VIP part of your communications strategy to engage employees and drive change at work. Here are 3 ways that internal influencers can help you make a difference and produce results in your organization for happy leaders and employees.