In this blog, we will explore what is internal communications software, its benefits, common features, how to choose the right one for your organization, where to get started with implementation, as well as integration with other tools, training and support, and real-world case studies.
The educational podcasting trend has hit internal communications and your peers are putting out amazing content. Insider career advice, practical strategies, industry developments, and more are freely available and only a stream away. Here’s a roundup of the top ten internal communications podcasts worth listening to.
Prioritizing employee experience (EX) has become a crucial aspect of creating a positive and engaging work environment. While the concept of employee experience is not new, only recently there has been a significant shift in focus towards enhancing the experiences of frontline employees. So where do we begin with understanding the driving factors behind the demand for a reevaluation of our approach to frontline employee experience? And what role does internal communication play in this shift?
Fostering an inclusive environment is not just an ethical imperative; it's also essential for business success. One group often overlooked in the quest for inclusion is neurodivergent employees. Neurodiversity encompasses a range of neurological conditions, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and more, individuals in this category can bring unique talents and perspectives to the workplace. One powerful tool for promoting inclusivity and effective communication with neurodivergent employees are mobile employee apps. In this blog post, we'll explore how such apps can bridge the communication gap to help organizations by recognizing and accommodating their individual needs and differences.
Too much information can be a bad thing for your employees. Psychologists have a word for this – information overload, also known as cognitive overload. It occurs when an individual is exposed to more information than their mind and sensory organs can handle.
Communication consistency is what distinguishes successful organizations from less successful ones. It is marked by a reliable flow of information in a discernible tone throughout the organization. According to a survey, effective and consistent communication is critical to ensuring workplace productivity and employee confidence. On the other hand, inconsistency can be damaging to organizations: Overall employee tendency to be non-receptive to important communication, Reduced workplace productivity and morale, Rising employee skepticism and non-compliance, Apathy and disinterest among employees, Diminishing trust in internal messaging, Yet, what exactly are the aspects that cause messaging inconsistency? Let's find out.
In the fourth phase of an internal communication strategy, we explore: one employee communication app. Combining all your tools in one app can streamline your workflow by eliminating the need to switch between different applications or tools constantly. When you have all the tools you need in one employee communication app, you and your workforce can access everything in one place, saving time and increasing efficiency.
In the third phase of an internal communication strategy, we explore: onboarding and training. Your employees are the most valuable assets of your organization and should be treated as such. Setting up a proper onboarding process and Integrating e-learning tools with the employee app is a great way to keep your workforce informed and up-to-date with digital onboarding and training.
In the second phase of an internal communication strategy, we explore: two-way communication. In today's competitive job market, attracting and retaining top-tier talent requires more than just offering a competitive salary and benefits package. It's essential to create an environment of open dialogue in the workplace where employees feel valued, satisfied, and motivated. This can be achieved through effective internal communications facilitating two-way communication and collaboration.
In the first phase of an internal communication strategy, we explore: top-down communication. Internal communicators who use a top-down communication style keep employees informed, build trust with leadership, and increase transparency. And with the right internal communication plan, you can ensure employees at every level feel like insiders, using messages from key leaders to build trust and in turn form connections.