5 training tactics to help managers with internal comms

All too often, mid-level supervisors become a bottleneck of vital information, rather than a key conduit. These tools will equip them to convey messages and boost employee engagement.

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Managers’ messaging is a crucial piece of an effective internal communications plan. In fact, managers should be considered your most valuable communications channel.

Many, though, think of manager communications as a gray area. Who really owns it? Human Resources? Leaders?

Internal communications should want to own it, because it’s such a powerful channel for moving the needle of employee engagement.

Here are five essential manager training tools to consider:

1. Communications training. Begin with a level-setting, communications 101 training. This will ensure that all your managers understand what the organization considers its standard for communication. Build from there with more advanced course offerings.

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