Safety and Emergency

Overcoming Employee Communication Challenges | TextMarks SMS Text Messaging – Mobile Marketing Article

Effective employee communications can be difficult, no matter how well organized and diligent you are. Ask any human resources or information technology executive about getting employees to acknowledge a change or to get something done by a due date — you will no doubt hear some war stories.  These internal employee communications war stories might go something like this: “IT announced 6 months in advance we were retiring our old conference room software and replacing it with new software. We…

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Maintaining Organizational Operations During a Shelter In Place Order – Mobile Marketing Article

A shelter in place order is typically issued by authorities when there is danger of chemical contamination, or during an epidemic where there is a serious risk of infection. These orders require residents to stay home except for essential activities like obtaining food and medical care, and require non-essential businesses to close.  Shelter in place orders for a short period of time can be painful for an organization, but extended orders can be devastating. In order to control the impact…

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4 Ways to Use SMS to Keep Employees Healthy and Productive during a Public Health Emergency – Mobile Marketing Article

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 (the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus aka 2019 Novel Coronavirus) a Pandemic. Now, with over 120,000 cases confirmed worldwide, and the virus continuing to spread, it’s more important than ever to keep people informed and encourage good behavior! Text messaging is the optimal way to achieve this, with read rates over 98% for SMS compared to under 30% for email. The good news is that TextMarks makes it…

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Educating Employees About Workplace Safety – Mobile Marketing Article

Safety in the workplace should be taken seriously. Employee injuries not only decrease productivity, they cost money and often decrease team morale. Educating employees is one of the first things you can do to keep your team safe, but not all trainings are going to be effective. Here are several things you should keep in mind when educating employees about workplace safety. Make a Continuous Effort Toward Workplace Safety Workplace safety should be an ongoing effort. Policies, procedures, and equipment…

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