The value of the voice of the employee is something I’ve been passionate about for some time. I love this infographic because it provides clear proof points as to why it’s so important to keep employees informed and how doing so results in higher employee engagement.
Attribution: Kevin Ruck, Exploring Internal Communications
Kevin Ruck is a founding director of PR Academy, which provides qualifications and training in all aspects of internal communication and PR. He initiated and designed the internal comms qualifications accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Kevin is presently doing a Phd in the measurement of internal communication. He is a regular speaker and author on all aspects of internal comms.
Improving Employee Engagement is not the product of one initiative. Organizations need a framework to achieve significant improvement in engagement. Sequencing and content of the initiative are critical, as is communication.
There have been many traditional approaches to improving Employee Engagement, including Leadership Training, Company-wide ‘Programs,’ Learning & Development and other such initiatives. READ THE FULL POST
As explained in the book, The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work, there can be no mistaking that brands’ relationships to both their customers and employees are changing. In the digital bazaar, the authentic voice of the social employee can be a brand’s most powerful asset in forging long-term, dynamic relationships with customers and other important members of online communities. READ THE FULL POST
No business can afford to have wasted time at work, especially when growth and profitability is directly tied to how productive your employees are. So check out this super cool infographic that identifies the top three reasons why people waste their time at work, so that you can find possible solutions to eliminating them: READ THE FULL POST
- Chatting with co-workers was the number one biggest time waste
- Non-work related internet browsing like going to Facebook, Youtube etc
Internal communications is a critical success factor for effective organizational
change and employee engagement.
Without effective internal communications, poorly planned and managed communications, as well as change management programs, will almost certainly fail to meet expectations with the business, senior leaders, and employees. In fact, rather than creating positive change and employee engagement, the opposite can happen, ultimately creating employee disengagement.
This means the way organizations approach, structure and drive internal communications
sets the stage for the success of effective change and employee engagement. READ THE FULL POST