Author Archives: Good Company

TRIBE TRIVIA: Communications from direct manager vs. corporate

Question: Do employees have any preference in who communicates what? Answer: In Tribe’s national research with employees of large companies, we found marked differences in the topics employees prefer to hear from their direct managers rather than corporate. For human […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Translations for internal communications

Question: Do most companies translate their internal communications? Answer: In Tribe’s national research with employees of large companies, 42 percent said their companies don’t translate company communications. Of the employees whose companies do translate internal communications materials, the vast majority, […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Word-of-mouth impact of courtesy in the hiring process

Question: How does the level of courtesy afforded job candidates impact the company reputation? Answer: In Tribe’s national research with job candidates, 78 percent of respondents said that if they experienced poor treatment or lack of courtesy in the hiring […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Top three turnoffs for job candidates

Question: In the interview process, what are the things most likely to give job candidates a negative impression of the company? Answer: In Tribe’s national research with job candidates, the top three negatives were: A hiring process that is impersonal or […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Apps for mobile internal communications

Question: When companies send internal communications to employees’ own mobile devices, are they sending to employees’ personal numbers? Answer: Of those companies using employee personal phones for internal communications, 79 percent are using an app, according to Tribe’s global research. […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Reimbursing employees for using their personal mobile devices

Question: When employees send internal communications to employees’ personal phones, do they somehow pay for that usage? Answer: In Tribe’s global research with companies using mobile for internal communications, only 10 percent said they provide financial compensation for the use […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Texting employees for internal communications

Question: How many companies text their employees? Answer: Of the companies using employees’ personal mobile devices for internal communications, 56 percent of them are sending texts, according to Tribe’s global research. For more information about this and other studies, see […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Using personal mobile devices for employee communications

Question: Are employees open to having their companies send internal communications to their personals smartphones? Answer: Only 6 percent of companies who queried their workforce about the possibility of sending internal communications to employees’ personal mobile devices said their employees were […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Cascading To Non-Desk Employees

Q: True or False: The cascading method of sharing communications with non-desk employees replaces the need for corporate to communicate directly with this hard-to-reach audience. A: False, according to Tribe’s national research with non-desk employees. 72 percent of respondents said […]

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TRIBE TRIVIA: Non-Desk Workers And Company Growth

Q: What percentage of non-desk employees (those who are not sitting in front of a computer at work) have a good understanding of where the company is heading? A: 43 percent don’t know the company’s vision for growth , according to […]

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