Setting up an Internal Communications function from scratch can be daunting task, but it is also a real opportunity. I have been fortunate enough to work in two organisations where I have been able to create an Internal Communications function: both were exciting change and transformation projects, and there was plenty of scope for creativity in developing … Continue reading What makes a good Internal Comms Strategy?
Increasing engagement in a volatile economy
When the economy is creaking and business is suffering, maintaining and increasing employee engagement levels is a challenging task. The business narrative will naturally be based upon a negative message where cost pressure and declining profitability equate to pay freezes, redundancies, and efficiency measures. An employee relationship with its employer is based upon a number … Continue reading Increasing engagement in a volatile economy
Ten top employee engagement tips
Engage with insight: Listen to your people and act upon issues that are important to them. Build that insight into your narrative and messaging to create a culture where employees feel like they have a voice within the business; Find the right channels: How do your people like to receive information? Tailor your channel strategy … Continue reading Ten top employee engagement tips
Is CSR an effective engagement tool in economic turbulence?
A definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) will differ across organisations; and its purpose and profile will vary accordingly. CSR is often looked at as a governance initiative and a reputation management tool in positioning an organisation as a credible and ethical business. Some organisations also recognise the benefits of a strong CSR programme as … Continue reading Is CSR an effective engagement tool in economic turbulence?