Communicating with Today’s Workforce

Today’s workforce is unique.  For the first time in history, it is comprised of 5 generations – including the Greatest Generation and the Selfie Generation.  The workforce is technology driven, has a high need for information, and is accustomed to having immediate access to information – at the fingertips. Not only does today’s workforce differ in age, they also differ in how they want to receive employee communications.  According to Captiva’s 2015 Employee Insight Study, there are significant differences among team members when asked how they want to receive information from their employer. Familetime is a private internal communications platform that recognizes the challenges that organizations face when communicating with today’s workforce.  Using a combination of text, email and mobile applications, the Familetime platform enables organizations to push information to employees while creating a highly organized “home” for employer communications. Familetime equips organizations to better communicate with employees of all types: The “I want more choices” Employee:  For those who like choices, Familetime allows the user to select how they wish to receive employer information.  They can choose text, email, mobile, web or all of the above!  The Headline Reader:  For those who want just the facts – Familetime provides a weekly email summarizing all of the posts that were added to the site the prior week.  Employees can scan the headlines and click “read more” for the topics where they have an interest.  The Detail Seeker:  For those who like information – all the information – the Watercooler feed captures each and every post in chronological order.  It is simple to access the full story and read every word.  The Forgetful One(s): ...

Communication – the Foundation for Employee Engagement

We all know the importance of employee engagement in the workforce.  According to the McKinsey Global Institute, productivity improves by 20-25% in organizations with connected and engaged employees. In health care, however, the impact can go far beyond productivity.  Improving employee engagement can have a tangible impact on both quality of care as well financial performance. Cornerstone found that engaged/satisfied employees result in higher patient satisfaction – HCAHPS The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators found that higher nurse engagement scores resulted in statistically lower patient mortality and complication indices A study by Gallup and Loma Linda University Medical Center determined that increases in nurse satisfaction led to an 87% decrease in infection rate over two years According to Gallup, “hospitals with the least engaged nurses pay more than $1.1 million annually in malpractice claims that those with the most engaged nurses.” Familetime is an internal communications platform that was developed specifically to enhance employee engagement.  Familetime’s innovative platform enables organizations to push information to employees using a combination of text, email, and mobile applications. In addition to using the preferred communication channels of today’s workforce, Familetime also provides a “home” for employer communications that is private, highly organized and simple to use. By focusing on one of the foundational tenants of employee engagement, communication, Familetime equips organizations to better engage employees and improve culture. Learn more or request a demo...