X

COMMUNICATE MORE EFFECTIVELY

Today’s employees are used to having unlimited information at their fingertips. Almost any question can be answered with a few swipes on a smartphone. The biggest brands in the world are practicing transparency to gain customer trust, and also realizing that happy employees are their best marketers.

COMMUNICATION STATS

According to Aberdeen research, best in class organizations are 61% less likely than all others to have employees leave because of a lack of transparency and communication around internal decisions or changes.

60%

EXECUTIVES

46%

MANAGERS

37%

EMPLOYEES

Gallup found that while 60% of executives and 46% of managers strongly agreed that they understood their company’s brand promise and differentiation, only 37% of other employees agreed with that statement.

70%

A recent Harris poll found that more than 70% of employees have a favorable view of their company and think the best years are still to come when employers effectively communicate company goals and objectives, company performance, and how each worker is personally contributing to the business’s success.

Communications Best Practices

typing on laptop

Offer a 2-way feedback mechanism such as a suggestion box or monitored email box.

employees looking at cellphone

Communicate often, but keep it short, sweet, and visual if possible.

post it note meeting

Avoid corporate speak and write in plain language.

speaking at podium

Target communications to appropriate groups – do not overload employees with information that does not apply to them.

HOW WORKSTRIDE CAN HELP

WorkStride empowers program administrators to use the recognition website as a communications and promotions tool.

news icon

BROADCAST COMPANY NEWS AND EVENTS

Administrators can post news stories, link to company newsletters or microsites, and send out email messages using the WorkStride platform. All content can be targeted to applicable groups, and different messaging can be shared with each demographic.

single sign on icon

CREATE A SINGLE SIGN-ON RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR INTRANET OR OTHER COMPANY WEBSITES

If you already have an intranet that gets a lot of traffic, WorkStride can integrate with it via single sign-on so you can add recognition to your thriving internal communications hub.

create and share icon

CREATE AND SHARE “WIN STORIES”

Sometimes great things happen in the organization that might not fall under a specific award type, or may include many people with different degrees of involvement.
WorkStride ensures that these stories do not go unnoticed by allowing participants to create a “win story” and post it to the recognition website for all to read.

Learn more about how WorkStride helps organizations-