Winter Bulletin Boards
Winter bulletin boards provide an opportunity to use lots of snow and Christmas imagery. It is important when compiling your board to make the message relevant to the topics you need to communicate. Imagery can be seconday.
Bear the role of the bulletin boards in mind when you are preparing your messages. This will help you construct the content of you material to make it reach your target audience more effectively.
The Role of Bulletin Boards in the Workplace
Provide your staff with feedback or updates involving those important happenings taking place in your organization.
- Entertain staff members
- Show appreciation to someone that has ‘gone the extra mile'.
- Acknowledge your staff as a team, or publicly thank a valued employee. These will help you establish the examples that others should use as their inspiration.
- Highlight holidays, vacations, long weekends and celebrations
As part of workplace communication tools, methods and techniques employee recognition for your best staff members should be done on a regular basis. Showing recognition or gratitude is such a simple practice. Yet, this morale booster is one that is often overlooked.
Make sure that you remember to utilize your bulletin boards in ways that will:
- Improve employee motivation
- Boost productivity
- Motivate your team
- Improve office morale
- Encourage personal and professional initiative
- Increase employee commitment and participation in the launch of new projects
- Gain staff buy-in
- Increase understanding about new projects and eliminate much of the usual employee apprehension and resistance
- Change those negative behaviors that may exist among your office staff members
- Transform negative perceptions into positive realizations
- Crisis communication bulletin boards can be used as a means of conveying any urgent messages
- One of the main functions of a workplace bulletin board is to set things straight. This is a place where ‘office gossip' can be put to rest and miscommunications can be addressed in a professional manner