Let’s face it: We don’t always know when good — or bad — company news will hit. If companies could anticipate every operations emergency, incident of shout-out worthy employee behavior, or time-sensitive change in policy, then . . . a lot of internal communicators wouldn’t have jobs.

Fortunately for them, there’s no communications crystal ball with optional calendar plug-in — as amazing as that would be. Yay, job security! But even the most seasoned pros can’t get the right message out to the people who need it without a direct and established channel.

Here, the top 10 times your company is going to wish it had Red e App for that — don’t let even one happen to you.

1. Punxsutawney Phil lies again and winter not only lingers but straight shuts down your facility.

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2. You were going to get those open enrollment packets out in hard copy form by the deadline . . . but your stapler is on the fritz (again).

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3. Your CEO’s big announcement would play so well in video . . . but a dull letter posted to a cork board is the best option you’ve got.

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4. After you post it, everyone’s like, what announcement? Where was that? Are you sure you told us?

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5. And then a recent merger will make long-term growth basically inevitable . . . but the frontline doesn’t know that, so they’re panicked about their job security.

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6. Meantime, a presidential contender comes to town, shuts down traffic, no alternate route in sight. Your employees are late getting to work . . . or getting home.

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7. Your employees with @company email love hearing about big wins and successes . . . but the disconnected part of your team suffers from low morale.

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8. You were kind of worried that this might happen when you started the year without a solid internal comms tool, because you’re a pro and you know that every employee needs real-time company news and information.

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9. There had to be a better way.

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10. But you let the communications hurdles continue to trip you up . . . because that was the way it had always been done.

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This doesn’t have to — and shouldn’t! — sound familiar. Red e App can eliminate every one of these pain points from your day-to-day communications reality, starting tomorrow. Disconnected employees and hurdle injuries (ouch) are not the new normal — let’s talk.

Jenny McLendon | Account Director