Communication Best Practices

Employee communication needs to come from the heart to be effective. Thoughtfulness, effort, and repetition are the most important factors in employee communication.


By 2021, at least 60% of Asia Pacific will be digitalised, “digitalise or die”, this according to Workday’s latest IDC survey to asses employee’s readiness for the digital economy. Yet there is a disconnect between employees and employers when it comes to preparing for this rapidly approaching digital future.

It was a real honour and pleasure to be asked to speak at the recent #TenTenTalks in Galway. This is now an annual event where members of the PSA [Professional Speakers Association] get together to present to and help the business community. This year the theme was to give valuable tips to help them to engage their people and grow their business.

Technology and Communication: Keep it Human

The more things change the more they stay the same. Yes, technology is transforming all aspects of our lives. Our relationships, work environments and community engagement are not the way they once were. Smartphones, social media, video conferences and webinars are just a few of the new methods.

Sales enablement has gone from being used by 19% of companies in 2013 to 59% in 2017. And for good reason—there’s a direct correlation between sales enablement disciplines and attaining sales quotas. Companies that implement enablement programs reach revenue goals at a rate more than 8% higher than those that do not.

What are the Happiest Professions?

A study by Robert Half evaluated the levels of happiness of 24,000 working professionals across eight countries who agreed to talk about their on-the-job satisfaction. The results revealed that the field of marketing and creative dominated the top rank, for both level of happiness and level of interest in work. While the field of technology ranked number one in terms of lowest stress levels.

The Most Bizarre Candidates

Arranging an interview might not seem complicated, but there are often many unexpected incidents that make HR professionals frustrated and burnt out.

Amid a torrent of information in the industry today, verbal prowess is essential for success. Follow these guidelines to step up your game and stand out in an increasingly crowded field.

In the world of entertainment, relationships are the key to success. While this is true in all business, it has unique relevance in Hollywood.

If you want to make your workplace more attractive to today’s workers and keep them happy once they’re hired, your employees should feel a sense of inclusion. Because feeling a strong sense of belonging and comfort is so vital to a healthy company, recruitment and retention skyrockets when employees feel like they work in an office of inclusion.

Tips for HR to Communicate Mistake-Free

HR professionals know that paperwork is never-ending; texts, emails and internal memos communication is key to an effective HR strategy. Whether it’s handling external candidates or staff mistakes can cost you credibility.

Human resources professionals are in the business of people. Unfortunately, it’s all-too-easy to get caught up in the day-to-day minutiae of retirement plans, PTO logs, and annual reviews, at the expense of initiatives that engage and motivate staff.

Why Flexible Working Saves Businesses Money

Firstly let’s confirm what flexible working is, previously flexible working requests were only open to parents and carers but following the Modern Workplace consultation in June several years ago, the uk Government made it available to all.

Conflict resolution in the workplace can be broken down into steps to simplify the process. By doing so, HR and managers can ensure more effective communication and a more effective conflict resolution process.

Leaders need to be vigilant, more than any other time in our history, about the culture they are creating.

Face time and feedback are essential for doing business, but group gatherings can easily become a wasteful nuisance. Here’s how to stay productive, efficient and upbeat.

The how and why of gauging the effectiveness of your messages to employees can be elusive. Here is solid guidance.

Financial stress is a leading cause of lost productivity, unplanned absences and greater distractions, but benefit utilization of financial wellness programs remain low.

Founders of America's fastest-growing companies share their secrets.

So, what event brings together advocacy, engaged human resources professionals, legislators…and deep fried cheese curds? If you guessed Wisconsin’s 2018 Day on the Hill, you would be correct!

The founders of Invisalign weren’t dentists. Uber wasn’t created by Taxi drivers. Airbnb wasn’t created by hoteliers. And yet now they dominate their industries after completely upending them.

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