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Category: Communication


Communication, Software

A 3-Component Communications Strategy for Open Enrollment During a Pandemic

September 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

This year’s open enrollment season brings a unique opportunity for employers. Employees are more focused on their healthcare needs and benefits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and are likely to pay closer attention to open enrollment—and their current […]


Communication, Software

Building Trust in a Remote World

August 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Over the past few months, one phrase has come up over and over again in seemingly all of my conversations: “leadership trust.” Companies are realizing that building and maintaining the bond between leaders and their employees is especially important right […]


Communication, Software

3 Ways to Capture Meeting Notes

August 10, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Aside from very informal, quick discussions, taking notes in meetings is essential. It’s important to capture not only the discussion but also the key decisions and action items generated during the meeting. Unfortunately, it often falls to the person leading […]


Communication, Software

Leadership: Is It Possible to Get Too Close to Your Employees?

August 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employee morale and engagement are difficult to measure, but they can be a huge boost to an organization’s productivity, not to mention retention. Fostering strong relationships among teams is a great way to boost morale and engagement, which includes the […]


Communication, Software

How Leaders Use Emoji in Workplace Communication

August 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Once frowned upon as teenager text-message slang, emoji have become a major part of how we communicate in the digital workplace (thanks, in part, to the rise of instant chat services like Slack and Microsoft Teams). And they’re popular for […]


Communication, Software

The New Normal of Remote Performance Management

July 31, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Managing performance has always been a challenge—easy to talk about but so hard to do right. Over the years, as companies have struggled to determine how to effectively assess their teams, we have seen performance management evolve. Ratings have come […]


Communication, Software

Communicating with Workers Before Bringing Them Back

July 31, 2020

Via: HR Hero

For some employers across the nation, you may have already had the chance to bring workers back only to shutter your doors once more due to rising coronavirus cases in your state or city. Unfortunately, there are no clear answers […]


Communication, Software

Avoiding Pitfalls When Implementing HR Strategies

July 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Remember that Spiderman quote? You know, the one about responsibility. Well, it applies to HR more than some might think. HR personnel find themselves connected to so many aspects of their organization that they need to be very careful about […]


Communication, Research, Software

Preparing Your Workforce for a Return to the Office

July 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

We’ve required a lot out of employees over the last few months. Millions of people worldwide overhauled their practices to work remotely, with 88% of office staff working from home during the pandemic. Although many are keen to have the […]


Communication, Software

Managing Communications in the New, Remote World of Work

July 8, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Effective communication is essential to any team, which is especially true in the business world. Poor communication among team members or different layers of management can lead to a host of problems, including incorrect deliverables, lost productivity, decreased morale, and […]