7 ways to better communicate HR programs

Hold a contest to gather employee stories. Make videos featuring successes. Invite a Joan Rivers lookalike to a party. Engage your staff and help them absorb your messages.

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Scripps Health in San Diego wanted employees to find inspiration in each other’s successes.

Turns out all it took was a contest and a few movie tickets. Well, that and an overarching strategy for communicating effectively in a health care company with more than 13,000 employees and an annual revenue of $2.5 billion.

If you’ve ever felt frustrated trying to explain the complexities of your benefits or wellness program to a busy internal audience, listen up to Denise Tanguay, director of workforce communications for Scripps Health in San Diego.

In a Ragan Training video, “Launch and communicate new HR programs better: How to get manager buy-in and employee engagement,” Tanguay offers tips to create an organization that inspires employees and retains top talent.

Here are some pointers:

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