Opprtunities For Growth Through Internal Communication
Internal Communication is an important and effective channel to foster positive employee engagement within an organization. Many organizations have adopted several key strategies to engage their employees through various internal communication channels and thus build a positive image.
Internal Communication as a channel helps an employee to develop personality traits, build an image, and grow professionally in an organization. The business objectives of an organization are also aligned to the needs of its employees
Internal Communication Channels
Internal Communication acts as a key driver of growth and as an excellent opportunity for an employee to grow in an organization. An employee may choose to participate in any or all of the internal communication programs driven by an organization. Participation in organization driven programs through internal communication channels helps an employee to gain visibility and also build a positive image amongst peers and team members.
Some of the popular programs of internal communication include offsite events, in-house workshops, employee engagement programs like Fun activities, Corporate Social Responsibility events, volunteering programs, town hall sessions, informal coffee-chats, etc.
Internal Communication Online Channels
Internal Communication through online mode also helps an employee foster self-development and build an image in the organization. Active participation in online programs aimed to promote employee engagement with the organization's goals is also one of the key factors. The online employee engagement also helps the organizations to track the effectiveness of the internal communication objectives and its reach to the employees measured through various performance metrics.
Some of the popular online internal communication strategies may be executed through the following-intranet blogs, email campaigns, employee newsletters, employee surveys, e-volunteering opportunities, social media programs, in-house newsletters, talent forums, idea portals, knowledge exchange programs, online discussion portals, communication dashboard through online and print mediums, in-house media channels like television, radio broadcasting and intranet portals.
Internal Communication Benefits To The Employees
An employee gains exposure to various opportunities by actively participating in internal communication activities. Internal Communication is the right platform to showcase talent, skills, and passion towards an organization and thus build a positive image. Internal Communication also acts as a key value developer aiding employee's professional growth within an organization and thus contribute and be a partner in the team's success.
Employee's extensive exposure to various stakeholder engagements driven by the organization will help to inch closer towards promoting a sense of well being and inclusiveness within the work culture of an organization. It is thus an effective channel to grow within an organization and strive to make a difference and bring value to the role.
Internal Communication Participation
Have you participated in the Internal Communication activites conducted by your organisation?
Internal Communication Channels
Talent Engagement Forums
Knowledge Exchange Forum
Town Hall Forums