Category Archives: Employee Engagement

Hidden Messages in Your Employee Publication

The content of your employee publication, whether it is a printed monthly magazine (and I’m sure those have been slashed in the current economic environment), a bi-weekly email compendium, or a daily intranet homepage, reflects the role you expect your employees to play in the company’s success. Continue reading

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Executive Communications in Times of Crisis

When times are tough, leaders need to avoid retreating behind corporate speak and platitudes; instead they must treat their employees as if they owned the business and provide them with a clear view of the challenges ahead. Continue reading

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Internal Communications to Cure a Toxic Culture

Employee communication is just one component of cultural change and change management. In order to be successful, cultural change must be approached holistically, driven by senior leaders, reinforced by the management layer and sustained by a system of recognition and rewards to drive the new behaviors. Continue reading

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Handling Tough Questions From Employees

Before answering a tough question from employee, take a minute to think about what motivated the question. In many instances, the employee isn’t looking for an immediate solution – just an acknowledgement that his/her concerns are valid and that the company cares. Continue reading

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Bridging the Credibility Gap with Employee Communications

Companies that truly value their employees demonstrate their high regard by treating their employees like adults, like valued business partners. Continue reading

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