We caught up with Tara McKinney, Human Resources Director at Clarkson Construction Company, who has implemented the Speakap platform in three separate manufacturing and construction companies in the United States. The purpose? To engage employees, connect frontline employees with the head office and to generally increase reach and accessibility to company news and information. Here’s what she had to say about employee engagement and frontline communication.
How do you maintain high levels of employee engagement when implementing new processes and change? How do you introduce an employee app without any resistance? Inspired by Kübler-Ross’ Change Curve, here are 5 steps to get frontline employees excited about change – they’ll be quick to embrace it.
Let’s face it, digital transformation is only really successful when employees are on board. It’s critical that employees be part of the change that comes with implementing a new tool in the workplace, both for employee well-being and for the success of the tool. But, of course, getting all frontline employees to buy into that change can be a challenge.
With the holiday season comes a hiring wave, particularly in the hospitality industry – and that’s a lot of responsibility for HR. For instance, how do you ensure employee motivation and engagement among frontline employees who have only committed to your business or brand for the short term?
You’ve landed here because you know that leadership communications will influence the success of your business. In fact, the way you lead your frontline employees has a strong impact on employee engagement – and that’s no surprise. But, where do you start to create a positive impact and what strategies can you adopt that’ll contribute toward employee well-being?
Is your company struggling to deal with disengaged employees? Those who don’t feel connected to the organization? Internal advertising may be your solution!
Attracting and retaining good employees are generally big challenges for companies. Add the effects of the Great Reopening and you have yourself a full–blown war for talent. What can you do if you want to come on top? The answer is simple - invest in your employee’s experience. Let’s explore together how investing and improving employee experience influences other key points in your organization, particularly employee engagement and employer branding.
Are your employees energized and committed to executing initiatives? If not, this message is for you. A distributed workforce - sometimes referred to as a ‘frontline workforce’ - are individuals that do not work regularly from behind a desk or office. With the rise of hybrid work policies, right now 85% of the global workforce is considered ‘non-desk or frontline.’ This redistribution of the workforce can be great for employee morale - but how does it affect your employees’ engagement?
Do you ever wonder how other companies use Speakap? We sat down with Mariska Ramp, Marketeer at Restaurant Company Europe (also known as the chain restaurant Loetje) to find out why and how she likes using polls on the ‘Lekker App’ - Loetje’s Speakap employee app. Here are some of her tips and tricks that could work for your company too.
At Speakap, we have many strong and intelligent female employees working with us. We are proud of this because we are aware of the gender biases present for women in the workplace, and we want to do our part to help reduce these biases. Female representation in the technology sector continues to be low, which is why it is important for us to draw attention to the topic of International Women’s Day and everything it stands for.