Employee engagement is creeping up, but guess who's not engaged? Middle managers. Those much-maligned and ignored folks are under more pressure than ever to get stuff done and keep their organizations moving. Natalia Smalyuk of Not Business As Usual joins us for a chat about what to do.
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Michael Kaneva, Chief Diversity Officer at Export Development Canada joins us on The Swear Jar to work through why we’re so afraid to confront the ugly truths that underpin the need for ID&E programs in organizations.
For Fearless Communicators, the whole ID&E thing can feel like a giant minefield full of personal and organizational risk. What if we use the wrong words? What if we need to admit that our organization has been less than stellar? How do we arm our executives? Our guest, Michael Kaneva, provides some guidance.
Leaders need to get their organization's purpose sorted out and communicated across the organization as soon as possible. And employee communications teams need to focus on creating more communicators, not more communications.
Whether you like it or not, your current, past and potential employees are talking sh*t about you online. It might be nice sh*t or it might be nasty sh*t, but the truth is, if you're not paying attention, someone else is owning the narrative about your brand.
Trust is more important than ever for organizations to build productivity, wellness, employee retention and new behaviours.
Communicating with remote teams requires new skills and a focus on human connection. Join us as we explore how managers can get this right.
Is your reward and recognition program working the way it should with employee communications?
by Elizabeth Williams In this article, published in Software Business Growth, Andrew and Elizabeth make the case for leaving the communications budget alone. Tempting as it is, in these times, to cut costs, the one area most organizations can't afford to skimp on is engaging employees and building trust. There is an uncomfortable conversation taking [...]