When it comes to communications teams, the employee communications function is often at the low end of the totem pole. To work in employee communications is often to be in a junior role, away from the important stuff and disconnected from where the real action takes place. 

More and more, employee communications and engagement is being recognized as a critical function. It is not only vital to any successful communications or marketing campaign; it is also fundamental to organizational performance.

Read the full article to find out more about these best practices for employee communications and engagement: 

- Develop a strategy

- Have leadership buy-in

- Have the resources

- Avoid the vacuum

- Focus on face‐to‐face

- Technology isn’t the only answer

- Measure, learn, refine

Via Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)