10 ways to improve employee communication

These suggestions are simple, yet often overlooked. For example, be clear and concise, make sure meetings aren’t a waste of time, and modify your message for your audience.

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Quality communication between your firm and your clients is simply good business—not to mention communication between your clients and the media—but don’t overlook the value of good communication within your firm.

Communicating well with employees offers numerous benefits:

Texting and email are the most convenient (and popular) means of workplace communication, but each comes with significant drawbacks. Face-to-face conversations may require more time and attention, but the payoff is almost always worth it.

While you determine what form of communication is best, keep these tips in mind:

1. Share information whenever possible. The people who work for you can’t do their jobs effectively if they lack critical information. When you keep employees in the loop, they feel they have a greater stake in projects’ outcomes and your firm’s long-term success.

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