The workplace has changed a lot over the years, but one thing remains the same: the need for effective communications. Since the beginning of time, the success of every business has relied on this one crucial business strategy.
Communication is the key to success in any company and professional relationship. That is why strategic communication is critical for any HR professional.
Whichever language you speak, emoji is now one of them. Whether you’re a full-blown text aficionado and have embraced the new hieroglyphics from the onset or have been a reluctant participant – emojis have arrived and are used in many social media and internet exchanges and have a growing presence in the workplace.
In person body language conveys a lot of meaning. But what about over the phone? It turns out, body language still matters even when the person you are talking to can’t even see you.
To tell stories successfully, we need to understand a little about why stories connect and a lot about how to build that connection through listening and storytelling.
We tend to treat the ability to listen well as a soft skill, or something with which you are born or otherwise mysteriously acquire. But it can be the crux trait for advancing your career. If you put the art of communication in business settings into the context of reading an opponent in the martial […]
In today’s competitive candidate market and with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), aka “the robots,” we tend to forget about the human elements of recruiting. With the emergence of sourcing tools, finding top talent today is easier than ever. The hard part is getting them to respond. Can we create a compelling enough message […]
Employees are the most significant investment an organization will make for its future. Recruiting the right people is an integral part of any business plan, but unfortunately, it is also a challenging and time-consuming task.
Whenever a potential employee considers working for your organization, there are a lot of factors they will likely be considering—things like pay, benefits, company image, organizational values, and more. All of these things put together are the things that make up the EVP—the value that an employee derives from working there.
One of the most effective ways to promote a positive work culture is to make employee communication the cornerstone of employee engagement.
The #MeToo movement and the continuation of it, #TimesUp, have profound implications for employers. These movements are seeking to address the long-standing inequalities in the workplace (among other things), specifically as it pertains to sexual harassment and gender-based wage inequality and other gender-related discriminatory practices.