Are Emoji Appropriate in Employee Communications?

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Already ubiquitous in online forums, emoji have spread into employee communications this year. With in-person contact either severely limited or completely eliminated, employees found connecting with colleagues extremely challenging during Covid-19 shut-downs.

How transparent leaders empower employees

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Communication. Outstanding corporate cultures are led and nurtured by executives who engage and inspire employees during times of crisis. Nayar also advocates empowering employees to problem-solve so that they experience firsthand what it’s like to have “skin in the game.”

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How employee communications technologies are enabling ‘continuous listening’

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Dramatically increased interaction on real-time connectivity platforms lets communicators collect vital data on the workforce’s state of mind. COVID-19 and the rise of remote work has forced the rapid adoption of these workgroup-communications technologies. Continuous employee feedback.

6 ways internal communicators can spark employee development and growth in 2021

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It also gives employees feelings of significance, community, and value. When you create a culture in which employees can reach their goals and know their thoughts and insights are appreciated, you boost productivity, morale, and engagement. Pair employees with mentors.

How to “Kill It” During Your Next Big Change

When it comes to change communication, employees need your help to understand what’s happening. Use these four steps to help employees navigate change.

Are employees suffering from click fatigue?

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Let’s use data to discover why we are seeing a 5% decline in corporate communications click rates this year, but engagement is significantly higher. This increased flow of digital communication is taxing our time and attention. FREE DOWNLOAD: The State of Corporate Communication ].

Guidance for managing employee relations during COVID-19

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A lawyer shares advice for engaging employees and protecting your business during these difficult days. When crisis strikes, such as a pandemic, the most important thing employers can do is to plan for employee and customer safety and operational continuity.

5 best practices for thriving digital employee communities

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Discover how Cargill and Ernst & Young are using Yammer networks to connect employees and drive business goals. Dolzine shared an example of an employee in India who asked a question and received input from across the globe in less than a day.

The 2021 Employee Communications Priority: Promoting Covid-19 Vaccinations

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Convincing employees to accept Covid-19 vaccinations may become the most critical internal communications task of 2021. Only a determined internal communications effort, done in concert with HR and company leadership, can persuade the majority of employees to accept the vaccine.

How PR agencies should focus on retaining employees

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Many agencies are hoping that an extended holiday break was enough to recharge tired employees after a very long 2020. So what tactics should agencies focus on to keep employees engaged as remote work and long hours continue in the new year?

The best (and worst) employee survey questions

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With in-person interactions being few and far between for many teams, employee engagement is especially crucial to your business’ success. Acting on employee feedback can lead to increases in morale, retention, productivity and customer service. Employee development.

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Don’t miss Friday’s Employee Communications Awards deadline

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Ragan will showcase the best internal communications and remote work—and the Top Places to Work. The post Don’t miss Friday’s Employee Communications Awards deadline appeared first on PR Daily.

Don’t miss this Friday’s Employee Communications Awards deadline

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Ragan will showcase the best internal communications and remote work—and the Top Places to Work. The post Don’t miss this Friday’s Employee Communications Awards deadline appeared first on PR Daily.

4 employee engagement tips from Volvo, Microsoft, NRMA and more

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Employees are the lifeblood of every organization. That means engaging them is more than just a line on internal communicators’ to-do lists. Consider these four lessons from organizations using Yammer to better support their employees: 1.

Engaging employees during extraordinary times

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Has there ever been a more crucial time for internal communicators? In recent weeks, the business world has been upended by COVID-19, many workers have become remote employees overnight and other industries have struggled to stay afloat. It’s never been more important to get internal communications right. Communicators help teams connect when they can’t meet in person. They share stories from employees who are meeting unprecedented challenges with optimism and vigor.

5 ways to unleash your employees’ inner rock stars

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Consider these takeaways from the chief communications officer for National DCP, the supply chain for Dunkin’. America might run on Dunkin’, but Dunkin’ runs on us,” says Shira Miller, chief communications officer at National DCP.

2021 resolutions for internal communicators

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RELATED: Join us for our Social Media & Digital Communications Virtual Conference ]. Internal communication is ultimately about building genuine relationships and understanding. In 2021, what’s stopping you from facilitating more consistent employee recognition?

Elements of an Employee Social Media Policy

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Employee social media posting remains a perplexing issue for many organizations. Some fear their employees may post ill-advised, embarrassing, or confidential information. Private organizations attempting to develop social media policies for employees face a balancing act.

Top 2021 internal communication trends

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And yet the prospect of a new year—even with a frightening pandemic still very much in high gear—offers a bit of hope for communicators around the world. Baskin points to another silver lining from 2020, which is an increased focus on employees’ mental health. “We’re

6 trends in employee communication in 2019

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Your execs are demanding business value for their investment in communication. Your employees just want to have fun. Here’s how to find your way in the evolving world of internal communication in 2019. The world of internal communication is constantly evolving, and one of the challenges communicators face is sorting out useful trends from mere fads. What internal communications people are saying is, ‘I want to add more value.

PR And Communications Trends For 2021

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The year of COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, assorted climate disasters, and a historically divisive presidential contest has accelerated existing trends and opened up new ones for professional communicators. The stakes rise for employee engagement.

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Follow the 5 C’s to avoid employee burnout

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22 for our Change Communications Virtual Workshop ]. Passion is infectious and should show in all your communications. The post Follow the 5 C’s to avoid employee burnout appeared first on PR Daily. COVID-19 Employee Engagement Media Relations PR Industry The Workplace

Technology special feature for communicators

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Communicators must continue to adapt to the changing needs of the workplace—from communicating to a dispersed workforce to fostering collaboration—and measuring your efforts. Arm yourself with the most effective technology suited to your needs to reach your communications goals in 2021.

Report: Employees want to hear from leaders as election remains undecided

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What’s your message to employees while the election results hang in the balance? According to a report from Zeno Group , you should prioritize communication with employees right now. employees with the subject line “U.S. Know what your employees want from you.

5 ways to build a partnership with IT to improve employee experience

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Rachel Williams and Lisa LaVan from Social Chorus discussed how internal communicators and IT professionals can break down barriers during a recent Ragan webinar. Understand that employee experience is critical to IT, too.

10 Great Ways To Show Employee Appreciation

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The first Friday of March is National Employee Appreciation Day , when companies thank the everyday heroes who keep their business going. So, here are the top 10 ways employers can show their appreciation to the people who matter most – rank and file employees. It’s rare that employees eat lunch at the same time, so organizing a meal allows them to socialize and get away from their desks for a bit. Image by S K from Pixabay.

Why employee resource groups merit serious investment and support

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Empowering affinity groups can boost employee engagement, confidence and trust–and provide a long-term burst of momentum toward DE&I goals. That’s where employee resource groups (ERGs) have come in. RELATED: Join us for our Health Care Communications Virtual Conference ].

How internal communications will change again in 2021

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Given the trends, we may expect more weirdness and continued challenges for corporate communicators and employees alike. Evolving crises, changing plans, and executive decisions will have to be made, coordinated and communicated quickly. Think multi-channel and measured.

How employee resource groups enhance internal comms efforts

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Communicators share how they’ve leaned on employee affinity groups to respond to recent events. As organizations grapple with racial and social justice issues facing the world, employee resource groups can be a great way to help advance DE&I both internally and externally.

Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications and Top Places to Work Awards

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Showcase your best internal communications work—and amazing workplace—in the premier awards program for employee communications. The post Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications and Top Places to Work Awards appeared first on PR Daily.

Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications and Top Places to Work Awards

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Showcase your best internal communications work—and amazing workplace—in the premier awards program for employee communications. The post Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications and Top Places to Work Awards appeared first on PR Daily.

20 questions to ask employees in 2020

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What’s the secret to crafting employee engagement surveys that unearth valuable insights, opinions and preferences? FREE GUIDE: 7 ways to get honest feedback from employee surveys ]. This question lets you know whether an employee would be proud to talk about where they work and how eager they would be to explain more about the organization to an outsider. This question helps uncover whether employees have evolved into brand ambassadors—or unhappy campers.

How isolation could be affecting your employees during the COVID-19 pandemic

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During a recent Workplace Wellness Insider webinar , Dr. David Batman, a member of the Science Advisory Board for Virgin Pulse , explored the impact of isolation on health outcomes—and some steps that wellness professionals can take to protect employees.

Why employee preparedness is essential for engagement

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There might be a kernel of truth in there somewhere, but neglecting preparation and inconsistent communication can devastate employee morale. employees and managers are about 20% less likely than they were in May 2020 to strongly agree that: They feel well prepared to do their job.

Research: WFH employees feel pressured to ‘over-perform’

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Working from home offers a wonderful array of advantages for employees, but there are subtle pressures that can exact a toll over time. Employees are feeling an extreme pressure to produce. Forty-six percent of Google employees have been given a date.

How to show employees genuine, meaningful appreciation

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We treat our employees like family.”. So, on this National Employee Appreciation Day , how about showing some genuine love, appreciation, respect, recognition and meaningful gratitude for those hardworking folks who form the backbone of your company? Appreciate employees, or watch them leave. Understanding what drives your employees, current and prospective, is crucial. There are loads of affordable ways to show employees they are valued and important.

Report: How investing in employees bolsters the bottom line

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According to a new report from Accenture , just 35% of C-suite leaders before the pandemic saw themselves as being responsible for the well-being of employees and holistically supporting their needs. RELATED: Are you or someone you know one of Ragan's Top Women in Communications? ]. In short, employee trust will come at a premium for organizations after the global pandemic. Cuts and offering a holistic approach to employee wellness are not mutually exclusive.

Employee engagement takes a hit after months of crisis

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Employee engagement was at a historic high in May. However, the drop does not correspond to the percentage of employees who are “actively disengaged.” The top piece of advice from the data, per Gallup, is an emphasis on clear communication of expectations.

5 employee engagement essentials

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We analyzed more than 30 million employee survey responses (from 70 countries) to learn more about this vexing issue. What is employee engagement? Here’s how we define employee engagement: Employee engagement is an emotional state where we feel passionate, energetic and committed to our work. RELATED: Create a culture that inspires fearless employee innovation every day. ]. What creates employee engagement? That’s the power of employee engagement.

Report: 36% of employees would take a huge paycut for better work/life balance

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At least in terms of employee engagement, morale and retention, that is. A Comcast employee sums up the problems of poor work/life balance thusly: “Nobody wants to acknowledge that having poor work/life balance is expensive….