See the list below for a look into the different types of internal communications, and whether they're good or bad for your institution. So, where do your current communication efforts fall... the good or the bad?
Without strong visuals, people only retain 10-20% of written or spoken info after three days. (Visix)
Let's face it, it comes down to a piece of paper taped to the community board in the break room or their Instagram feed....I think you know what wins.
Make the shift to digital displays that display dynamic content, like videos. Employees are 75% more likely to watch a video than read text. (Medium)
62% of emails received by employees are not important, and because of this 92% of emails are deleted without opening. (The Muse, Medium)
95% of internal communicators use email for communication and feedback. This is a mistake. Don't get us wrong, you can't eliminate emails entirely; but you also can't only rely on emails to communicate internally. (Carleton University)
Only 13% of employees use their intranets daily. 31% said they have never used theirs at all! And who could blame them? Most of company intranets tend to be outdated or hard to use. (SaneBox)
7 in 10 employees are working from home as of May 2020. (Gallup)
Less than 50% of workers want to return to workplace once restrictions are lifted. (Gallup)
Video Conferencing tools, which 72% of internal communication teams are planning to increase the use of when communicating with employees. (ComQi)
Internal Messaging and Chat tools which decrease meetings by 25% and increases team culture and transparency by 80%. (Slack)