Practical tips to connect and engage with a dispersed workforce
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Effective internal communications coordinates many players: leaders, communications, human resources, and subject matter experts, among others. Managing this large job is difficult enough; the added task of reaching a dispersed workforce is daunting.
With hard thinking, a dedicated person or team, and enough time to implement a strategy—reaching a dispersed workforce is within your grasp!
- Overcome geographical hurdles using strategies to break through to your audience
- Develop an internal comms structure that supports your organization's mission and goals
- Streamline processes for communicating with employees
- Achieve seamless communications by identifying what motivates and inspires employees
- Find the best distribution channels to meet your business needs
Suki Baz has a passion for connecting people through communications, building organizational culture, and strengthening feedback between leaders and the workforce. She works to design put into action thoughtful and forward-thinking strategic communication plans to achieve measurable results. Suki is collaborating with colleagues across the organization to re-build the NPS intranet.
She joined the National Park Service in 2012 and launched its first-ever internal communications team to engage a dispersed workforce of 24,000 full-time and seasonal staff. Before the NPS, Suki, on the Strategic Communications team at Booz Allen Hamilton, directed internal communications at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Health Affairs. Suki holds degrees in marketing and art history from San Diego State University, and a master's from Georgetown University's Public Relations and Corporate Communications program.