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.
“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?”
Promotions are earned. This is something most leaders and employees have a mutual understanding of. What sends this communication off the rails is when an employee believes they’ve earned a promotion before you feel they’re ready.
Whether it’s a quick email, an informal chat by the watercooler, or an official company announcement, every employee communication counts. Unfortunately, bad habits have the potential to slip their way into all forms of employee communication. These are powerful enough to harm the employee experience, performance, and even cause employees to leave.
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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