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This Element is an excerpt from The Definitive Guide to HR Communication: Engaging Employees in Benefits, Pay, and Performance (9780137061433) by Alison Davis and Jane Shannon. Available in print and digital formats.
Five simple steps for great HR writing that employees will read, understand, and use!
Effective writing follows universal principles. Employees wouldn’t watch a boring movie at home. They wouldn’t read a long, rambling, complex article online or in print. And they won’t do that at work either. When you write in short, easy-to-read, conversational language that everyone can understand, everyone will. Here’s how, in five simple steps…
About the Author
Alison Davis, CEO of Davis and Company, has helped companies such as Georgia-Pacific, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and PepsiCo engage and motivate their employees. She coauthored Your Attention, Please and contributes regularly to top business publications.
Jane Shannon, now an independent consultant, spent much of her career as VP of HR Communication at Citibank. Her clients have ranged from Texaco to Barnes & Noble, Bank of America to United Distillers and Vintners. She authored the best-seller 73 Ways to Improve Your Employee Communication Program.