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The secret to Deskless not Voiceless

Published Date

January 28, 2022

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Sukrupa G

Pandemic has shown how quickly the employee experience at work is changing and redefining how we work today. Employees who are no longer physically present in the office still need to feel a sense of belonging to an organizational culture and team that they can no longer meet in person.

Deskless Not Voices: Frontline Barometer1 2021 surveyed the opinions of 7,000 frontline workers and 1,350 C-Suite executives in seven countries, and found that only 55% of frontline workers surveyed believe they are connected to their company headquarters. And  more  respondents (75%) don't fully trust their organization when it comes to transparency in company news and updates.

The Great Resignation is fast approaching and 45% of workers surveyed want to leave the frontline entirely, it is clear that many businesses need to do more to connect the frontline workers to feel part of the workforce. It has the potential to attract and retain the best talent.

In this blog, we want to highlight some of these changes to consider and prioritize the employee experience so that employees are connected

  1. Live Video: With Live Video feature on Workplace - Go live anytime, anywhere. Broadcast all corporate events directly from your phone or laptop and engage your employees wherever they are.
  2. Knowledge Library: The Knowledge Library is where all the major resources are located. Create, store, and share your important files in one place so everyone can access them.
  3. Plugins / Integrations: Workplace integration puts all of your favorite apps and tools in one place.
  4. Safety Center: The Safety Center will continue to provide information in a safe and informative way wherever the community is.

 

1 “Deskless Not Voiceless: The 2021 Frontline Barometer” by Coleman Parkes: Workplace from Facebook commissioned study of 7,000 frontline workers and 1,350 C-suite leaders in the UK, USA, Canada, Brazil, France, Mexico and Australia), September-October 2021

As you've seen in this blog, Workplace from Facebook has made critical upgrades on a periodic basis to help enhance the employee experience in the workplace. The question is, are you ready to take your organization's employee experience to new levels? Workplace can help organizations ready to connect, engage, and support your employees in new and exciting ways that increase diversity, inclusion, belonging, and overall communication? Let's connect!

If you are already using Collaborative / Comms Tools and want to take it to new heights to increase employee experience in the workplace to produce better results, we'd love to talk and we'll help you create a strategy to put employee engagement first.

New to Workplace? We will help you brainstorm ideas about how to use Workplace to achieve your organization's goals and objectives.

In this brainstorming session, we'll help you see a visual blueprint of how you can integrate your existing systems with Workplace from Meta to bridge the gap between your business goals and objectives.

About the Author

Sukrupa G Digital Experience

Sukrupa is a Workplace Partner Manager. A techno-commercial with a strong expertise in building new businesses while solving real-world problems through consulting. A seasoned executive with over 12+ years of experience in Partnerships, Customer Success and Product Marketing is his core capabilities.

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