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.
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.
Mobile communication and new technologies are a huge part of the digital transformation at work. Employee apps in particular have been shown to increase engagement, enhance transparency, and help to improve the employer brand. But apps can be used for more than internal communication, they can also be tailored to handle many HR services. Here are ten ways how.
Digital Transformation has its greatest potential impact as it relates to the core business process of organizations, which is the creation of goods and services for consumers. In most companies this process involves employees who are not connected to a desk: production workers, retail personnel/frontliners, call-center agents, bus drivers, nurses, service staff, etc.
In times of transformation, Internal Communications is the glue that holds companies together. It's therefore no wonder that IC is growing in both its relevance and in the number of people working in the field. In fact, a recent survey by Ragan Communications found that IC budgets are the ones most likely to be increasing. Considering these developments, what ideas should you be taking into account in order to make sure your organization is communicating as best it can?
Effective organizational communication has always been a challenge. And while methods of exchange have been greatly advanced by technology, the challenges remain. Whether it's email overload, a lack of feedback, or an increased number of remote employees working beyond the reach of internal comms, some problems have even gotten worse. In an era when clear communication has become increasingly important to a company's success, affecting employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and the overall public perception of a company, the inability to see the dangers of poor internal communication looms like an iceberg threatening to sink everyone's corporate Titanic.
This article will describe ten common communication challenges and show you how a branded employee app can help you to safely navigate around these miscommunication icebergs.