The Transformation Of Workforce Communications
To understand exactly how workforce
communications have evolved, EmployeeChannel,
Inc. -- took a step back in time to connect the dots.
Here’s how workforce communications have changed
throughout the years, and what companies need to do
today to keep up:
●● Around 40,000 years ago, people began
communicating through cave drawings.
●● In 1983, the internet, nicknamed the “network
of networks,” was born, making communication
instant and even more frequent.
●● In 1992, the first smartphone, IBM’s Simon, was
introduced. You could use the Simon to make calls
and send and receive emails, faxes, and pages.
●● The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) craze will
further enhance employees’ availabilities and
connections at work.
●● Constantly changing tools and more remote work
will require leaders to focus on communication
strategy planning and tools.
As major technological
to not only continue
achieve things they never
In today’s workforce, companies need to give
communication strategies the same amount of
attention as business strategies:
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Heather R. Huhman is a career
expert, experienced hiring
manager and president of Come
Recommended. She is the author
of Lies, Damned Lies.
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