Kip Soteres presenting on Hybrid Communications for the Hybrid Workforce for Assured Partners on September 29

Kip Soteres, lead consultant at Soteres Consulting for Internal Communications, will present on Hybrid Communications for the Hybrid Workforce on Wednesday, September 29th as part of the Assured Partners monthly webinar series. Soteres Consulting has extensive experience in helping organizations address the communication and management challenges that are created by [...]

Open Enrollment Facts: Are You Overcommunicating?

Open Enrollment season is coming soon for many organizations. It’s not too late to leverage best practices in order to help employees better understand their benefits options.  One way to create better awareness and focus has nothing to do with the content you develop and everything with what you choose not to communicate in the coming weeks.   [...]

Open Enrollment Facts: Benefits Communications Shape the Tone of Your Employee Conversations

Internal communications play a powerful role in defining the relationship that you have with your employees. Every email you send introduces employees to choices about how far they will trust your words.  The tone and style of internal communications shape – or distort – the quality of the relationship between employees and their employers. Employees will most heavily weigh communications that apply to them. So, consider items [...]

Open Enrollment Facts: An Hour on Benefits Isn’t Enough

For many employers, Open Enrollment is on the near horizon for this coming fall. This year, the season might also introduce complications like return to work or hybrid work initiatives.   Either way, you spend a lot of time and invest significant resources to provide good benefits to your employees. [...]

The disengagement of engagement: There’s a monster outside my window

Engagement surveys, done badly, can be disengaging for employees. If your response rates are declining, if news of an approaching survey creates dread among employees or if informal company conversations don’t match up to survey results, your engagement survey may be part of the problem.   Soteres Consulting has been [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:52:28-05:00November 29, 2016|employee engagement, internal communications|0 Comments

Doing change differently — don’t drop your outliers

Companies struggle with status quo thinking and behaviors. The larger the organization, the stronger these static forces become. One of the more common status quo behaviors is the question: “What are other people doing?”   Decision-makers have good reasons for asking what others have done. For one thing, it keeps outcomes [...]

Go to Top