Tip Tuesday: 7 Tips for Management Communication During Negotiations
March 14, 2023

Managers must understand the DO's and DON'Ts of communicating with employees during negotiations. Effective communication is critical! Below are some tips for communicating during negotiations:

  1. Employees value sincere, human responses
  2. The value of honesty is unparalleled
  3. Do not allow distractions or side issues to take away from the Company’s critical messages
  4. Use caution when communicating and be sensitive to the variety of employee interests
  5. Managers should be their authentic selves; be good listeners, be responsive and available, and be thorough yet concise
  6. Managers/supervisors are an employer’s most valuable and influential tool in employee communications
  7. Keeping employees engaged is critical
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