Studies have shown that businesses with effective internal communication are more likely to provide significant return and are more likely to have higher levels of employee engagement and lower turnover rates. Facilitating strong and open communication among employees, between all levels of staff, is important regardless of business industry or size. The key to strong employee communication is planning, effective implementation and follow-up. Good employee communication will boost employee productivity, increase morale and ultimately improve your bottom-line. ShiftPlanning’s multifaceted application incorporates employee communication into the employee management software, encouraging staff to communicate both publicly and privately with one another.
Whether you need to communicate shift changes, ask questions, discuss ideas, share files, or grab an employee’s attention, ShiftPlanning’s staff scheduling software provides a safe and secure communication platform, available at anytime, from anywhere. Our employee scheduling and management program provides your business with a way to overcome your communication challenges. Among our various communication lines, the public ‘Message Wall’ allows employees to communicate better and keeps your business’s progress on track to build a quality relationship between employees. It is public, so all messages posted to the Message Wall will be visible to all employees. In addition to the Message Wall, you are also able to send messages privately through our inbox feature or ‘Ping’ one another to quickly alert staff members via e-mail or SMS.
Posting on the public Message Wall or leaving a comment is easy. When you log in to the ShiftPlanning application, you will see the ‘Dashboard’. Here, you can click in the box that says ‘Write New Message’, shown below.
The following pop-up screen will appear, where you can type your message. When you have finished typing your message, click ‘Save Message’ and your message will be posted to the Message Wall.
When posting a message, for the first time, you also have the option to go into the Full Mode which is a common title/message format. You can lock or stick the message to the top of the Message Board with the ‘Lock Post At Top’.
To comment on a message, click in the box that says “Write a Comment” as shown below:
The following pop-up screen will appear, where you can type your comment. To post your comment, press ‘Save Comment’.
ShiftPlanning wants to provide you with the resources to boost employee communication within your business, with our integrated communication system. It is robust and secure and will help your and your staff communicate faster, more easily and more effectively.