What’s inside Mastering Informal Internal Communications?
Culture looks different at every company, at the end of the day, you're the expert in what your team really needs. The following slides will equip you with some ideas to get you started. In case your not quite yet sold on why investing in informal communications is a smart use of your time, here are some things to consider:
Why your company cares.
According to Glassdoor, 77% of adults would consider a company’s culture before applying for a job there, and 56% say company culture is more important than salary when it comes to job satisfaction.
According to The Society for Human Resource Management, nearly 1 in 5 American workers have left a job in the past five years due to bad company culture, resulting in an estimated $223 billion lost for companies over that time.
70% of employees say having friends at work is the most crucial element to a happy working life.
Why your employees care.
It's nice to have friends at work - by providing a space for casual communication, employees will have an easier time building relationships with coworkers they share things in common with.
Executive leadership can sometimes feel inaccessible - by prioritizing casual messaging from leadership, employees will feel more comfortable speaking up and sharing ideas.
It's intimidating to feel left out of the insider company circle - by strategically sharing company trivia, stories, and building new shared experiences, employees will feel more connected and comfortable at work.
With employees spread across multiple offices, remote work, and hybrid workplace experiences, it's important to have one central hub where everybody can feel like they're on the same team.