It’s not unusual for people to get excited in the ramp-up to a big election, but then it’s over and it’s back to business. This time it could be different. Both candidates have done things that would not be tolerated in most workplaces. So what’s a manager supposed to do when confronted with this type of behavior in the workplace? Should the borders of acceptable workplace behavior be widened to accommodate this new reality?
As technology advances we become more reliant on our devices, not only in our personal lives but throughout the workplace. We’ve learned that we can’t predict what the technologies will be, but looking to the past gives us some clues about what’s coming in the future. The way we are connected to our digital devices gives us clues that we can expect the trend to accelerate. Knowing this, we can put our companies’ important communications in places where we know employees will look, like on digital signage.
With millennials making up one third of the workforce, employers need to re-examine their company’s culture. How is your company embracing the “whole person” when you communicate with your employees? Digital signage and electronic message boards are a popular way to reinforce company culture and keep everyone informed. A little creativity and planning will keep your employees engaged.
Safety in the workplace is a top priority for employers. Despite the millions spent on safety training each year, creating a culture of safety remains a challenge. Companies like Walmart Logistics are innovating with the latest e-learning solutions and gamification that reward and recognize employees. Extending the message to workplace digital signage helps to keep employees engaged and focused on safety.