Everyone hopes to maintain a reputation that communicates trustworthiness, confidence and, most importantly, influence. Most want a quick fix, but no one can be more influential after one coaching or training session.
Communication is the key to success in any company and professional relationship. That is why strategic communication is critical for any HR professional.
EmployeeChannel, Inc., a provider of mobile apps for employee engagement and communication, has released the findings of a new study exploring communication requirements of nondesktop, remote, and office workers. Despite their different work environments, all three segments share a common view of the importance, frequency, and channels of communication. They also share remarkably similar expectations […]
All leaders in a company like to think they have a strong impact on their team. But a staggering 95% of them think they’re much more influential than they actually are. In fact, most business leaders are sabotaging their influence, without even knowing it.
Does your organization offer the possibility of working remotely? Perhaps you have a distributed workforce in which employees work from any location they like, or maybe you have a telecommuting policy allowing occasional work-from-home options. If you offer any form of remote working, it may be wise to consider how to keep remote workers from […]
Over the course of my career working with senior leaders and people managers in a variety of organizations and industries, employee engagement has been a consistent challenge. While it is now well recognized as an important factor for business success, many leaders raise concerns that they don’t know how to measure or improve employee engagement. […]
Have you ever heard a coworker say something like, “It ladders up to our overarching framework and optimizes the impactfulness of our deliverables,” and wondered, “HUH?” You’re not alone. In a survey of America’s office workers by American Express OPEN, 88% admit to pretending to understand office jargon, even when they really have no idea […]
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and theEMPLOYEEapp by APPrise Mobile has released findings from a new study on technology usage by the Communications Industry. The report is based on a survey of more than 600 communications professionals and reveals that while companies have embraced social media as an effective way to connect with […]
Would it surprise you to learn that a staggering 70% of U.S. workers are not engaged with their jobs? Unfortunately, this recent Gallup statistic hasn’t changed much over the past few years so it begs the question—where are organizations going wrong? The answer: a failure to focus on and make a commitment to internal communications.
The cause of disagreements and the sense of not being treated fairly in the workplace come from subjective work practices, not from bad people.
It’s now widely agreed that the more autonomy and ownership employees have the more motivated they’ll be. At the same time, there has been little talk about how exactly managers can implement this in practice.