The types of media increasingly being used, according to Aon, include:
- Blogs – for leadership to connect directly with employees and to collect employee feedback;
- Gaming technology and podcasts – for employee orientation, education and training. The investment in gaming technology for employee recruitment and orientation can have a significant return on investment, Aon said;
- Internal social networks – for employee interaction and leveraging of employee skills for internal projects. An estimated 85% of employees work on projects with colleagues from other offices, making social networks a source for productivity; and
- Wikis – to help work teams manage projects remotely and to support global staffing and remote workers.