5 great ways to use Messages throughout the onboarding journey!

With our new 'Messages' feature, communication just got much easier! From now on, your HR team, managers or buddies can message and share files with new hires directly through the Appical app. This way you can keep all onboarding related communications in one central place.

Why messages?

Every new hire’s onboarding journey is unique and turning it into a positive experience is key to a successful onboarding. A personal touch will make them feel special, more engaged and a part of the company - faster. 

That's why a lot of customers voted for messaging as the no. 1 feature to develop.

Benefits

New hires can contact HR, managers or buddies directly, even before their first day. The HR department, Hiring Manager or buddy can also ask for feedback, send text messages to new hires or groups as well as share documents, images and files directly. 

What's most important: help your groups of new hires connect with each other!

Push notifications

The in-app messages are received as push notifications. This way you target and reach the right users, keep them engaged and stimulate user engagement.

Group messages

Create groups and share group related documents to keep your group of new hires connected through the messaging system.

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Our 5 tips on using Messaging

To get up to speed on the new messaging functionality we have 5 tips for you...

 

Tip 1: Send a personalized welcome message

A personal touch will make them feel special, more engaged and part of the company -  faster. General welcome messages are so 2017! Use this new communication tool to impress and capture your new hire’s attention. Who doesn’t want to find a personal welcome note waiting for them, right?

 

Tip 2: Collect feedback on the spot

Do you know how your new hires are performing or if they have any questions? Through Appical reporting you can view and analyse quantitative data.

“How is your new hire feeling?”....Shoot them a message to find out if they have questions to find out what support they need.

 

Tip 3: Send them extra information - Easily! PDFs, infographics or external links

We know keeping key information in one place can be hard. 

Use Messages to contact your new hires directly and share additional onboarding materials in one relevant channel.

 

Tip 4: Create a group and help your new hires connect with their peers

Create groups to connect with multiple new hires at once, send them documents or specific information and  most importantly, help them connect with each other! 

They can learn from questions or findings that other new hires have and start a community even before their first day. With group messages you jump-start their feeling of belonging and nothing is more important than feeling part of a team!

 

Tip 5: Motivate your Managers to send a message to their new hires 

Messages is available to all your employees who have access to the Appical app. Streamline all new hire related communication through your onboarding app! 

Got any questions?

Do you want to activate Messages in your Appical platform?

Please let us know and our support team will be glad to help you.

 

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How to get access to Messages?

The new Messages are available to all your employees who have access to Appical app. Streamline all new hire related communication through your onboarding app! 

Got any questions or do you want to activate Messages in your Appical platform? Please let us know, our support team will be glad to help you out!

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