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Three Tips to Drive Engagement in Your Healthcare Communications Efforts

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.31.2019

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In the healthcare industry, employee engagement is of utmost importance as it drives the entire patient experience. In fact, according to Advisory Board, an increase in employee engagement has a direct correlation with increased patient safety grades. Additionally, they found that engaged employees are three times more likely than their disengaged counterparts to earn top performance marks. 

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Topics: healthcare, leadership communication

4 Ways Aligning Employees With Purpose Improves Career Development

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.29.2019

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Career development is a key component of every company’s success. How employees evolve in their roles determines their overall accomplishments. It’s so important, in fact, the whole month of November is National Career Development Month.

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Topics: employee retention, communication trends

Here’s How Reverse Mentoring Will Improve Your Employee Experience

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.24.2019

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“We now have the youngest and brightest teaching the oldest,” Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, explained 20 years ago regarding the efficacy of reverse mentoring. 

In his first project focused on reverse mentoring, Welch paired 500 junior and senior employees. He hoped it would result in the junior employees teaching senior employees about new technology and tools. 

And it worked.

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Topics: employee engagement, employee experience, employee retention

Why No One is Reading Internal Emails and What You Can Do About It

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.22.2019

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Workforce communication is a crucial tool in building a strong company culture. Unfortunately, internal outreach email open rates tend to be relatively low, especially when it comes to general company information like newsletters, company updates, and HR announcements. In fact, our own prospects here at EmployeeChannel report that more than 60 percent of internal communications go unread.

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Topics: employee communications, internal communications, workplace communication, communication trends

Improve Employee Communication by Ditching the Feedback Sandwich

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.17.2019

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Employee communication is never an easy task. Add negative feedback to the mix and it is even more challenging. There’s a critical balance that leaders need to strike between communicating an issue and empowering their employees to correct the problem (as opposed to making them feel inadequate or incapable).

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Topics: hr, employee communication, employee feedback

4 Tips to Make Your Managers Employee Communication Masters

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.15.2019

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From the lack of technology to poor planning, any number of variables can derail your teams communication.

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Topics: employee communication, leadership communication

Ask Dr. Sharkey: Employee Communication Tactics to Calm Employees Recession Fears

Posted by Dr. Linda Sharkey on 10.10.2019

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“Dr. Sharkey, as I’m sure you’ve heard, financial experts predict a recession in 2020. Understandably, this sends some employees into a panic. Panic often leads to a loss in productivity or even retention. What can I do to keep my team calm with the predicted recession?”

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Topics: employee communications, employee experience, employee communication

Create a Better Employee Experience Through Increased Empathy in the Workplace

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.8.2019

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In every industry, people are looking for an improved employee experience through increased empathy in the workplace. In fact, 93 percent of employees say they are more likely to stay with an empathetic employer.

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Topics: employee experience, workplace empathy, empathy in the workplace

Trends and Insights: Internal Communications Solutions For All Employees

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.3.2019

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EmployeeChannel is committed to bringing you information on bettering your organization through internal communications and employee engagement. We’ve put together the latest trends to help you stay up-to-date and ready to tackle your organization’s challenges.

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Topics: workplace communication, trends and insights, communication trends

3 Reasons Managers Need Employee Communication Training

Posted by Sandy Yu on 10.1.2019

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Managers work on the front lines with your employees. As part of the lifeblood of your company, they’re often responsible for relaying critical information from executives to their teams. Unfortunately, this relay of information often leads to major employee communication issues, especially during times of conflict.

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Topics: communication trends, leadership communication

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