Enterprise corporate communications typically entail multiple dissemination channels that push information out to employees. While most of these channels may do their job getting company messages and news to your employees’ laptops, desktops, and mobile devices, they don’t provide effective ways to measure their impact or empower employees with two-way dialogue.
Membership is the engine that drives associations and their success. And delivering value is key to a healthy membership. Webcasting is an efficient, cost-effective way for associations to increase the value they bring to their members, extend their reach, boost membership, and garner donations.
From the conference room to the courtroom, webcasting benefits law firms in a variety of ways. As a communications tool, attorneys are using webcasts to connect for depositions, prepare for trials, host interoffice meetings, and engage with clients.
Often internal communication is overlooked as a priority for executives and executive teams. This can mean a missed opportunity to enhance how employees view their jobs and their company. Employee engagement is statistically tied to employee satisfaction and attrition. As economic gains lead to a hotter job market, your company should be considering all the ways to engage employees and improve your employment brand. Executive communication can no longer be overlooked. Here are some tips to get you started:
No executive team wants to think about a crisis at their company or to their reputation. Executives enjoy driving the business forward, so stopping to plan for a crisis isn’t something that many of them do. However, the time to put emergency plans in place is before the emergency hits. Crisis Management professionals will tell you that a company needs to have a plan in place to ensure that all bases are covered when an emergency happens.
Change is hard. Once you acknowledge that, you can accept the importance of crafting a communication plan for your organization. Your goals for this communication should be two-fold: to ensure that employees understand what is changing and why, and to help employees understand what this change means to them – with an emphasis on how they will benefit. Not all of this information is welcome to employees, so how you serve it up is as important as the message itself. Tackle your change management communication strategy with the following tips.
Ten thousand Baby Boomers leave the workforce every day in the U.S., bringing with them rafts of collective knowledge learned through decades of experience. For many businesses, this workplace exodus has implications that extend far beyond filling vacant positions.
According to the US Department of Labor OHSA Office of Training and Education, the retention of information three days after a meeting or other event is six times greater when presented by visual and oral means.
They also go on to say that the combination of sight and sound, along visual elements such as graphics or written text is a necessary component for retaining information.
We recently teamed up with our business partner Paul Ritter of Interactive Media Strategies to create the 2016 Business Video Communications survey. The groundbreaking research study will compile insights from business leaders, HR professionals, marketing innovators, CIOs, and IT professionals like yourself on the business use of video communications.
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Webcasting technology has been around for the better part of fifteen years, and it is quickly becoming the de facto method for efficient, and cost-effective communication. Advancements in webcasting technology has made it much easier for companies and their employees to attend web conferences, and more importantly conduct them.
There isn’t a webcasting bible you can pick up at your local Barnes & Noble to learn how to prepare for your first presentation. Most companies are still novices when it comes to webcasting, but that doesn’t need to be the case. Today we’ll provide a few tips that can help get your first broadcast off to a rousing start.