SnapComms Blog

What Keeps Healthcare Managers Awake? Insights From 2019 Becker’s Conference

Posted 17 October, 2019 in Hospitals & Healthcare

What’s keeping healthcare managers awake at night? Declining employee engagement, higher cyber security risk and growing information-overload are among the biggest issues facing the industry today.

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IT Outage Notification Templates

Posted 14 October, 2019

When planning an IT outage or experiencing an unplanned outage, it’s important to communicate well with all employees affected.

IT & Information Security

What Makes The Best Internal Communication Campaigns?

Posted 03 September, 2019

We’re exposed to messages everywhere we go. Whether at home, at work or anywhere in between, a constant stream of information is fed to us. In fact, each person receives about 105,000 words every day. Or put another way, 23 words per second – that’s a lot of information overload.

Internal Communications

IABC Conference Insights - From Message Fatigue To Memorable Moments

Posted 14 June, 2019

The annual IABC internal communications conference lit up Vancouver this year and the SnapComms team were there. Not just attending, but presenting a masterclass in internal comms.

Internal Communications

Working Well – Best Ways to Improve Your Workplace Wellness Programs

Posted 12 June, 2019

Employees are typically spending less time physically active and more time at their desk. This can have a detrimental impact on them – and the organization. There’s no longer any doubt that work affects health.

Human Resources

7 Ways To Improve Your IT User Adoption Strategy

Posted 25 April, 2019

The hard truth is that most IT rollouts fail. Even when every technical issue is resolved, staff must still be informed about, invested in and using the tool.

IT & Information Security

Communication Strategies to Motivate Employees during Recession

Posted 16 April, 2019

Uncertainty is bad for business. Few people thrive when they are feeling nervous and insecure. Most of us work best when we have a clear picture of where our organization is heading and what we need to do to contribute.

Internal Communications

How To Communicate With Staff During Inclement Weather Events

Posted 15 March, 2019

Extreme weather events are becoming commonplace across the world.

Floods, hurricanes, snowstorms, Earth quakes and other natural events inflict serious damage to lives and property.

For businesses, being prepared is the best insurance to minimize the damage.

Internal Communications

4 Tips for Improving Management Information Cascade

Posted 05 March, 2019

Staff would rather communicate with their immediate supervisor than any other level of management.

This is particularly true during uncertain times.

Staff may start to distrust the ‘corporate mouthpieces’ such as the intranet, and turn to their managers for interpretation.

Internal Communications

How SnapComms Channels Support IT System Implementation

Posted 26 February, 2019

Effective internal communication is central to acceptance, user adoption and effective usage of any new systems introduced by IT teams.

But changing how staff work takes effort. They need to be informed of the value of the technology and engaged with it in order for them to use it effectively.

IT & Information Security