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?
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?
“The Times They Are A-Changing,” and sometimes changes come fast and furiously. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many HR-managers and internal communications specialists to have a hard look at the way their company communicates with its employees. The rise of the remote workforce and an increased need for instruction, motivation, and monitoring employee wellbeing all point to one conclusion: the old internal communications tools are no longer up to the challenge.
In an article packed with employee feedback stats, HR influencer Maren Hogan discusses the value of feedback in organizations:
There is an ongoing discussion about how employees should behave and how they should really engage more in the organization. But more often than not, it is not the employee’s fault, the company leaders can and must do a lot more to successfully engage their employees.