Newspaper Template as Workplace Communication Tool
A newspaper template is an important tool to help you produce newsletters or newspapers quickly and efficiently. Layout and design options with interesting, professional look and feels will promote your business.
A great way to keep them informed, without disrupting the work process, is to produce a biweekly or monthly newsletter. Communication topics and ideas can be conveyed easily this way. This newsletter should include stats on how the company is doing as a whole or by department and what challenges are being faced. It should tell about industry competitors and how they are doing in comparison.
Plan the newsletter and newspaper template well so that the information you will be communicating can quickly and easily be inserted.
Also follow good communication rules eg if there are certain topics that need discussed that may be perceived in a negative light, communicate it immediately to prevent misunderstandings or problems. Whoever is responsible for writing the newsletter should use proper grammar and keep the information light and interesting. Any seriously negative information that needs to be communicated, such as reprimands or news about layoffs, should be communicated in person, tactfully and never in a newsletter.
If your workplace is technical and the workers all have access to email, send the newsletter out via email. It is a more "green" approach to communication and it can be done easily using distribution lists set up in your email system.
Be very careful with any written correspondence, whether in email or in paper form as people do not always read the information carefully and can interpret the information in many different ways.
Along with business related updates, try to use the communication media to give praise and acknowledgement. When a department or the company as a whole meets or exceeds goals it is a great idea to let everyone know that you appreciate their contribution to the success achieved. Recognition is valuable to all employees. It is often more rewarding then a monitory reward.
Here are some links to well known newspapers that will give you a good idea of a variety of newspaper template designs. Have a look at their professional layouts:
Augusta Chronicle Newspaper
Adelaide Advertiser Newspaper
Albany Times Union Newspaper
Calgary Sun Newspaper
Citizens Voice Newspaper
Daily Star Newspaper Uk
Fayetteville Observer Newspaper