Use digital technology to enhance your relationships, not replace them with faceless and voiceless social media. Use video conferencing and teleconferences to engage with remote staff when one-on-one meetings are not possible, rather than risking disenfranchising staff via email.
In today’s digital world, communication practices are greatly impacted by technology. A report released by Radicati estimates that 269 billion e-mails will be sent and received each day in 2017. Everything about the search process is going digital, too. But while technology innovations have opened up new horizons for search firms and leadership consultants, giving them powerful new tools and a broader reach, it’s vital that they continue to make the personal connections that are so important to successful placement. A handful of strategies can help search professionals maintain high-touch relationships in a high-tech environment.