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Reducing the Cost of Your Internal Communication

Internal communications might not seem like it costs your business a lot of money. It’s not like you’re advertising in newspapers and billboards and on the sides of buses when it comes to communicating with your own employees, right?

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The truth is that internal communications can be expensive if it isn’t done properly, and there’s a range of direct and indirect costs associated with it.

Some examples are:

Not having the right staff for the job

One of the biggest costs associated with internal communication is having the right professionals for the role. You don’t necessarily need expensive equipment to carry out internal communications activities, but you do need to have the right people for the job.… Read more

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11 Components of an Effective Internal Communication Strategy

When you need to communicate internally with your employees about something important, a common mistake businesses make is not having a plan.

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Without a plan, you can’t work through all the issues and opportunities that may present themselves as part of the communications process.

Think of your communications strategy as being a roadmap that helps you determine the path to communicating: where are you now and where would you like to be? The journey you take between those two points will make up your communications plan. This should help you determine how you will get there, how long it will take, and why this approach is the best one.… Read more

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How Email Overload Affects and Challenges Your Business

If you ever feel as though you are drowning in emails, you’re not alone. The battle to tame the inbox is one of the most frustrating aspects of life in the 21st century office. This major source of workplace angst and frustration is also an essential business tool, so even if we’d like to, we can’t just get rid of it.

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It’s no wonder we’re all feeling swamped. The average number of emails an office worker receives each day is 121. It’s estimated that workers spend around 28 per cent of their working week managing emails. This adds up to around 650 hours a year.… Read more

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5 Best Practices for Internal Communication

Effective communication in the workplace has many benefits. When you commit to employee engagement through internal communication, your company only stands to benefit.

When you communicate with your employees, it’s important to not only focus on the messages you are delivering but also how you are communicating those messages.

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These are some of the best practices for internal communication:

  1. Planning

One of the biggest mistakes that organizations make when they attempt to have a communication strategy internally is to take a cookie-cutter approach without determining their own unique needs and what they are hoping to achieve.

The template that your friend at Company Z sent you might not work within the unique corporate culture of  Company X.… Read more

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How to Create an Effective and Smart Internal Communication Strategy in Healthcare

Keeping your employees informed and engaged is important to many aspects of your organization. From productivity to ensuring you have a good reputation, good information-flow plays an important role.

When it comes to communicating internally, having a strategy in place is essential.

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Audit

But before you create one, you should conduct an audit of your current healthcare communications efforts (or lack thereof) to gage your starting point.  How are employees currently communicated with? Is it working? If not, why not?

In communicating with your employees, you need to set goals, which should be in line with your healthcare organization’s overall business plans and strategies.… Read more

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Internal Communication Strategy: How to Communicate Effectively with Staff.

Internal Communication Strategy: How to Communicate Effectively with Staff.

A good communication between management and staff as well as between staff with the other co-workers are essential to the success of any business. In fact, studies have shown that the most successful companies have an effective internal communication system in place as well as having management and staff who have healthy communications with each other.

Management leads the people in an organization. Oftentimes they are great leaders who have the ability to influence people to achieve their potentials.… Read more

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