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How HR Can Communicate Important-But-Boring Stuff to New Hires

Posted by Wendy White on July 24, 2015

How HR Can Communicate Important-But-Boring Stuff to New Hires | Wendy White | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.Communicating boring information to large numbers of people is the name of the game in HR.

While it is vital that all employees be up to date on company policy, benefits programming, etc., communicating this info can result in a glazed-over workforce.

It can seem impossible to spread necessary knowledge without being dull or wasting some people's time. However, there are best practices which help get entire staffs up to speed, without endless powerpoint presentations.

This article has many suggestions, including:

  1. Ensuring that communication is only presented to whom it directly relates
  2. Making policy materials easily available for later review
  3. Working to always explain how individual mandates fit in to the company's big picture.

Eventually, all employees will get the message. But focused HR efforts can make the process faster and less painful for everyone involved.

Read full article at Entrepeneur.

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Wendy White

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Wendy White

As the Director of Client and Clinical Services at CareATC, Wendy manages the implementation and ongoing success of our clients' clinic programs. She is also a resident expert on all things CareATC, having been with the company for over 10 years.

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