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.
Don't hit delete! This isn't your inbox. But if this was the place where your email goes to die, you would be on your way to trashing 20 percent of your messages already. Or you would ignore them completely. Or you wouldn't find what you are looking for. And none of these options are optimal for successful communication. See our A Spoonful of Staffbase video series that addresses topics of interest to people who are looking for new ways to connect to their workforce...besides email.
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.
What began as an importer of Italian jeans is today Chicorée Fashion, one of the largest textile chains for women's apparel in Switzerland. With more than 150 shops and over ten million items of clothing sold each year, the brand is an essential part of the Swiss urban landscape. Founded in 1982 by Jörg Weber, the company continues its expansion today. But one quality has remained unchanged: the company’s family culture.
Normally when an employee app is implemented, the idea is to connect non-desk workers and to reach those who are excluded from traditional communication channels in order to bridge communication gaps. However, it’s becoming increasingly clear that employees who work in an office or on a desktop computer can also greatly benefit from mobile communication.
Since September 2015, Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has been using an employee app from Staffbase, and in that time they’ve gained a lot of insight into its wide-ranging potential.