Engaging employees during extraordinary times

PR Daily

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.

How video bolsters your internal communications

PR Daily

With more employees working from home due to COVID-19 concerns, video is becoming increasingly valuable for internal communications. Video offers many benefits for internal communications, even in ordinary times–and these are anything but. Team communications.

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8 Surprising Reasons To Raise Your Internal Communications Game

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It can be easy for a corporate PR team to neglect a critical aspect of business communicationsinternal PR. In certain cases, high-profile companies take it for granted that employees are corporate cheerleaders, or they may leave the responsibility for employee engagement to HR.

‘The whole person’: Internal publication tells employee stories

PR Daily

Robert Half—a staffing agency—takes readers beyond the walls of work when it covers its employees, drawing lessons from their surfing, football and military experiences. But I bring more to the table than just that, as do all of our employees. I traveled the world,” the employee says.

6 trends in employee communication in 2019

PR Daily

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. How to rally your internal influencers.

Chief empathy officers; Managing media requests; Employee burnout; and more

PR Daily

Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending April 10 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. As you settle in for the long haul, consider employees’ needs.

10 ways to keep employees engaged and informed during COVID-19 disruptions

PR Daily

COVID-19 is forcing companies to get serious about the vital importance of communication. Timely, thoughtful messaging can boost morale and make employees feel reassured, hopeful and uplifted. Poor communication can alienate staffers and cause costly chaos.

What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External

PRSay

Today, the danger is not just that employees can forward materials to external audiences with a simple keystroke. Hackers can also find and release damaging internal correspondence and documents. Treat every piece of internal communication as if it were external.

10 tips for helpful, comforting COVID-19 communications

PR Daily

How you engage your employees during this crisis could set the stage for your relationship with these key stakeholders for years, and control how quickly your organization can bounce back. Your employees will have long memories about how they’re treated during this crisis.

20 questions to ask employees in 2020

PR Daily

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 helps uncover whether employees have evolved into brand ambassadors—or unhappy campers.

Free webinar: Improve employee experience with effective communication

PR Daily

Reach every one of your valued employees with best practices from our Effective Communications & Employee Experience Webinar. Your employees might be meeting deadlines and doing great work, but do you consider how they’re feeling in their role?

10 key questions for gauging employee satisfaction

PR Daily

Employee satisfaction is crucial, but the path to improving it isn’t always straightforward. Factors such as motivation, career growth, compensation and team morale influence how satisfied your employees feel. FREE REPORT: Communicators’ struggles, strengths and successes ].

5 Ways to Improve Internal Communication

Cision

It details a multi-country, multi-industry survey examining how successfully businesses communicate across their organizations. Employee perception of how their job influences organizational success. Key insight about companies is not properly communicated from the C-Suite to employees.

3 tactics for promoting inclusion in employee communications

PR Daily

Even loyal employees will seek jobs elsewhere if leaders don’t foster a sense of belonging. In 2020 and beyond, execs and communicators must inspire the embracing of diverse workers. Feelings of restlessness can kick in for employees facing the vast unknown of a new year.

4 ways to create an exceptional employee experience

PR Daily

If UX is about enchanting your customers to create a connection with your brand, we have a huge opportunity in HR to optimize the journeys for our employees if we apply UX principles, and enchant employees as our internal customers. Create employee personas.

How to Become a People Manager

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The post How to Become a People Manager appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Report: 5 keys to employee retention

PR Daily

How, then, can organizations ramp up employee retention efforts? RELATED: Create a culture that inspires fearless employee innovation every day. ]. According to the report: “Employees who rate their supervisor’s performance poorly are four times as likely to be job hunting.”.

4 tips to turn employees into brand ambassadors

PR Daily

Seek out gregarious, engaged workers who are natural communicators, and offer incentives for positive online messaging. If you have employees, you have a powerful messaging force at your disposal. For better or worse, your employees talk about what it’s like to work at your company.

5 ways Microsoft boosts engagement and internal culture

PR Daily

Create a communications cadence. Unite through internally viral video. Just about every organization these days is embracing the need to boost employee engagement and internal culture. Know—and have leaders communicate—your values. Know your values.

Bring your internal communication to life with this Office 365 tool

PR Daily

This powerful tool can boost collaboration and ignite internal conversation—but it does you little good if it goes untouched. Discover your internal Yammer ambassadors and inspire them to get others on board. Revamp your Yammer network and watch employee communication come to life.

Instacart, Amazon employees strike over COVID-19, Macy’s furloughs employees, and Google thanks health care workers in video

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Instacart and Amazon employees strike for COVID-19 protections. Why it’s important: In a time when most communicators, both internal and external, are struggling to keep up with crisis responses, don’t forget the importance of employee communications.

Should We Take the "Internal" out of Internal Communications?

PR Job Coach

Internal communications” is an anachronism. Born from the recognition that employees were becoming a critical constituency, companies at the turn of the century began establishing internal communications departments to develop employee morale.

Why Internal Communications Should Be Part of Your Marketing Strategy

PRSay

PoliteMail was a proud sponsor of Connect 19 — the PRSA Employee Communications Section’s annual conference. Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first” says author and organizational consultant, Simon Sinek. Expanding beyond internal memos.

Don’t miss next week’s Employee Communications Awards deadline

PR Daily

Submit your impressive internal campaigns, projects, content and intranets, and show off your amazing workplaces. The post Don’t miss next week’s Employee Communications Awards deadline appeared first on PR Daily.

Don’t miss next week’s Employee Communications Awards deadline

PR Daily

Submit your impressive internal campaigns, projects, content and intranets, and show off your amazing workplaces. The post Don’t miss next week’s Employee Communications Awards deadline appeared first on PR Daily.

PR pros mark International Women’s Day

PR Daily

Here’s what some leaders are doing to spotlight the contributions of women in communications. For International Women’s Day, many organizations are looking to celebrate the work of their female colleagues—and the PR industry is a focal point.

Younger employees don’t want to be regulated on social media

PR Daily

When surveyed, almost half of employees between ages 18–35 said they did not want to be policed on political speech at work. Younger employees don’t want a social media policy when it comes to political speech in the workplace.

Corporate communicators struggling with internal measurement—here are the obstacles

Agility PR Solutions

A large majority (84 percent) of communicators want to implement some form of measurement to determine employee engagement, but they say they often lack the budget and technological resources to do so, according to new research from internal email comms firm PoliteMail Software.

How communicators can infuse empathy into layoff or furlough announcements

PR Daily

Employees typically keep benefits while on furlough and hope to return to work when normalcy returns. FREE REPORT: COVID-19's Impact on Communications ]. The CEO typically informs employees of layoffs with guidance from HR departments. Furloughed employees.

Uber lays off 3,700 employees, Frontier Airlines’ social distancing fee provokes anger, and Kraft Heinz Canada offers ketchup puzzles

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: Kraft Heinz Canada is offering Canadian consumers a respite from quarantine boredom with a contest to win one of 57 of its Heinz Ketchup puzzles : View this post on Instagram. Here are today’s top stories: Uber lays off 3,700 employees.

Zoom chief focuses on winning back trust, Hobby Lobby closes and furloughs most employees, and Apple makes COVID-19 face shields

PR Daily

Good morning, communicators: Agency Berlin Cameron launched an effort to help small business owners struggling to stay afloat during the current crisis. VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ]. You made it, communication pros.

Join us at Facebook HQ for the latest internal comms strategies

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This event will sell out—save your spot today to learn from employee engagement experts. When employees are inspired and engaged, they became your organization’s biggest cheerleaders. Take advantage of the latest tools and technology available to communicators.

How PayPal finds employee advocates to tell authentic stories

PR Daily

If you want to humanize your brand, start with stories about your employees. Your workforce is one of your most precious communications resources, whether it’s to help spread brand messages on social media channels or to source great stories about your company’s impact in the community.

How to show employees genuine, meaningful appreciation

PR Daily

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? FREE DOWNLOAD: Internal Email Benchmarks for 10 Industry Sectors ]. Appreciate employees, or watch them leave. Understanding what drives your employees, current and prospective, is crucial.

Monday Roundup: Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

Like most things in life, communication starts in your own backyard. It’s impossible to communicate your brand’s value and mission to the general public without first communicating it well internally. The case for internal communications.

5 surefire steps to craft content that energizes your employees

PR Daily

Workplace and online distractions abound, but compelling content will cut through the noise and engage your employees. A content strategy will help you focus on the types of content you create, ensuring your messaging is meaningful and relevant to your employees.

To rev up internal engagement, think like a marketer

PR Daily

Applying tactics that range from launching an intranet campaign to reorganizing the newsletter, Ellie Mae boosted internal engagement. Run your internal comms like a marketer” is a rallying cry seldom heard across the land. SURVEY: Measure how well your internal comms stack up ].

How to communicate with purposeful precision during COVID-19

PR Daily

Employees are eager for clear and consistent information regarding the pandemic’s effect on the business. How you treat and communicate with workers during this crisis will be seared into their memories—for better or worse. How leaders can and should be corresponding with employees.

3 Ways to Measure Employee Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Your average internal communicator is lonesome. There’s a magazine and intranet to write for, multiple special projects, and internal social media. That, my friends, is why employee communication measurement is in the state it is in. Guest Post by Sean Williams.

How to generate authentic brand advocacy from your employees

PR Daily

More and more employers recognize the power of employee advocacy on social media. They’ve learned that employees offer an authentic and cost-effective way to spread company PR and marketing messages. Employees are widely available and can both defend and promote their organization.