Employee Communications Council Blog
Insightful blog posts written by corporate communications professionals on ways to improve employee engagement, organizational change management and internal communication strategies
Winter holidays are a time of good cheer, family, and sharing an eggnog at the office holiday party with the people that make your company possible.
Yes, you heard it right: millennials value a diverse, collaborative work environment and don’t jump at the first job that offers the most money. When we take a seat at our computers or open our phone browser to start our job search, we have an idea in mind and we will spend hours trying to find the ideal position.
New employees can bring a fresh perspective to your corporate culture and contribute in their own way, if they are encouraged.
Recruitment and selection is never easy because it invariably involves trusting a new person to join your team and do the job before you know them. Psychometric testing can lessen the guesswork of hiring and onboarding new staff.
How important is growth in your career?
Moving to a new company and corporate culture is difficult. Can you imagine moving to a new country and a new company?
In the business world, a resourceful job seeker can find jobs in his or her field year-round. Similarly, a smart Human Resources manager can find excellent candidates for company positions year-round. Successful employee recruiting takes strategic thinking, inventive approaches, and an understanding of what will drive the company forward.
Not every video communication agency is the same, nor do they offer the same services in some cases. Some offer products aimed at helping explain healthcare benefits and little else. Others work with your organization in an all-inclusive partnerships, which can improve corporate culture and retention.
Employees want ways to get involved with CSR programs close to where they live and work ... and corporate communications can help.
Open Workplace. (Oh-pen wer-k-pl-ace.) Noun. An office where workplace communication flows between employees and superiors, freely allowing for an exchange of ideas, suggestions, and team bonding.
Tips to ensure your firm's broadcast corporate communications emails get opened and read, not overlooked
Leveraging powerful employee digital communications platforms and strategies is by no means a new concept, but what makes these fancy bells and whistles work most effectively? Sometimes, you need to ease off the gas pedal.
According to The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees June 2017 study, 19% of Americans are bullied, another 19% witness it. Overall, 60 million Americans are affected by it in the workplace.
While employee video communication can’t stop bullying on its own, it can help reduce incidents of workplace bullying by making your policies clear and more.
Crisis in business will happen. Is your team ready to respond?
Employee benefits communication practices have evolved and gotten better for employers to help their workers sign up for healthcare benefits. As medical insurance focuses on HSAs, so too does the focus shift to flexibility as a desirable trait for all employee health benefits plans.
Video email communications have come a long way over the past decade. Will email be forever changed as a result?
For employee communicators, dealing with an organizational crisis and putting together a crisis communications plan is surely the toughest component of their job. By their very nature, crises are unplanned, unscheduled, and sometimes unprecedented.
Internal video communications come in all shapes and sizes. Some companies use internal communication tactics like livestreaming to communicate better and faster with remote and in-house employees. Here’s how scripted videos can help deliver information and build community in the workplace.
Employee video communications solve many problems for organizations and company leaders, but what happens when monitoring employees using this technology goes too far?
In most organizations, feedback for everyone from managers to employees is critical to improvement and success. While some corporate communications tools have improved this process in many cases, many more employees still crave more. How can managers provide crucial feedback to help improve their employees’ work?
It seemed that, especially with the widespread use of HR communication video, working from home or working remotely would be the trend of the future, then IBM announced it was bringing its remote workers back to the office.
Research has demonstrated that video is an extremely powerful way to communicate with employees. People remember what they see and hear far better than what they read. And they are more likely to watch something than read it. The impact of a video communication agency is, therefore, wide-ranging and can turn up in interesting ways. For instance, it can improve employee health.