Wednesday, December 10, 2014

3 Ways to Better Connect Your Workforce

See why HR leaders are turning to Enterprise Social tools to keep employees happy and engaged.

The way employees want to work is more diverse and distributed than ever before. Three generations now fill the office, each with different work and communication styles.

According to Deloitte, baby boomers prefer in-person relationships, while millennials value working from home. Millennials like spontaneous, multimedia communication, while Gen-Xers prefer email. And to further widen the gap, within the next five years, 40 percent of these workers will be contingent workers or located outside the office.1

With the combination of a remote workforce and hyper-connected customers, how do companies keep employees connected, engaged, and productive? A warning from Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric (GE) and successful business author, reads: “If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.”

It’s time for business leaders and managers to ask, “Are my customers outpacing my workforce?” Read more on

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