Keep Employee Communications SIMPLE!

Keep-it-SimpleKeep It Simple Stupid!  We have all heard this a thousand times.  Yet it is often pushed aside when it comes to communicating with others.  How does it apply to your employee communications?

Documents are often filled with jargon, long sentences and unnecessary information. This resulting communication makes it hard for your audience to take action, to understand your ideas, and often hurts employee engagement.

Checking the readability score of your communication can often make the difference.  Most corporate  communication is often written at the 11th to 12th grade level – or higher.  The goal for your communication should be keeping the readability score at the 7th or 8th grade level.

You can check your document score at