Sunday, February 20, 2011

Employee Newsletters: Informal Learning

Are you the Superintendent, Director, or Manager of a training department within a large organization?  Does your organization have a regular employee newsletter?  Do you contribute to the newsletter or oversee it in some way?  If you don't, you should and here is why:

Far more employees read company newsletters than interoffice memos or official emails.  It seems that like other periodicals like newspapers and magazines, employees want to be entertained and they see the company newsletter as recreational reading.  If you make regular contributions to the newsletter you can make an impact toward more informal learning.