By | Nicolas BEHBAHANI | People Analytics Leader @ Future of Work | HR analytics, HR KPIs
📣The rise of remote and hybrid working has made workplace communication increasingly difficult to manage.
🔥 The majority of employees felt only 3 of the last 5 meetings they attended had value. Also many employees find themselves bombarded with emails, meetings, chat messages, and phone calls, with 50% of employees reporting the flurry of daily communication has the unintended consequence of hindering productivity.
💥 Asynchronous formats like video messages are emerging as welcome replacements for some types of meetings and majority of employees believe that video and images improve communication effectiveness in the workplace, according to a new interesting research entitled “From Chaos to Clarity: How to Thrive in the Modern Workplace” published by TechSmithin partnership with Qualtricsusing data from over 969 full-time workers in digital communication and collaboration roles from the US, UK, Germany, and France across various industries collected between July to August 2023.
✅Communication overload is hurting productivity – Reduce unnecessary back-and-forth
Researchers found that 74% of employees must repeat themselves or clarify information at least some of the time with nearly a quarter saying this happens “often”.