Try these constructive actions to improve employee communications and working relationships
Sniping. Finger pointing. Going negative. No, it’s not just the behavior of the presidential candidates. It’s the conduct that exists in many—not all—HR and corporate communication functions. Yours truly is even getting caught in the crossfire as I ask HR and communications to declare a truce and work toward better relationships.
(For the record, many HR execs are telling me I’m too harsh on HR. Yet, many corporate communication professionals say I’m not tough enough. With a foot in both camps—although my passion and deep expertise are with communications— I’m striving to make peace.)
So how can HR and corporate communications play and work better together? Try doing these five actions together, not independently. And share these tips with each other.