COMPANY CULTURE HITS YOUR BOTTOM LINE.
Recruitment: A strong company culture makes it easier (and less expensive) to attract talent.
Retention: A fractured culture breeds silos, encourages conflict and increases turnover.
Revenue: Happy, engaged employees increase customer retention and lifetime value.
TOP-DOWN IS NOT ENOUGH.
Most companies try to tackle culture from the top-down at turning points like fast growth, high turnover, a merger / acquisition, bringing on remote workers, etc. Without the addition of ground-up efforts, employees disengage because they have no voice or ownership of their culture.
Improving your culture requires empowering employees to build a community they want to be a part of.
KICK START AN EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN CULTURE.
Identify an engaged, organized employee to take the reins.
Set measurable objectives focused on building community.
Allocate a budget and participate in activities (especially leadership).
Start small and get feedback. Build up to regular activities that appeal to a variety of employees’ interests.
Expand. Ask Meghan the runner to start a running group. Ask Scott, the trivia-loving dad to host a family game night.
If you’d like more detail, check out our series Creating a Culture Committee: The Lean Way.
WHY RUMBLESUM CAN HELP.
People don’t get to know each other the way they used to. Purpose-build technology that meets employees where they are and keeps your data private will improve participation and increase the impact of your efforts.
Rumblesum is an app-based platform that empowers employees to connect on their own terms using modern-day habits like mobile competitions, games, and photo sharing.
We also help you maximize your culture budget with:
Aggregate data about employees’ interests,
Feedback through in-app surveys,
Photos and stats to promote your culture inside and out of the office, and
A Free Trial Competition to ensure it meets your needs before you commit.
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