When it comes to employee satisfaction and productivity, company culture is becoming more important than ever – just look at the stats from recent research:
- Companies with an established company culture have a turnover rate of 13.9% compared to 48.4% at those without.
- 63% of the happiest workers telecommute, work remotely or work some combination. Flexibility is important.
- Promote a healthy lifestyle. Good health reduces absenteeism by 27% and good health = more energy at work.
But company culture doesn’t just impact retention and employee satisfaction. It also impacts recruitment efforts, connects you to your community, and ultimately gets people talking about your brand. One of the easiest ways to highlight your company culture is to show it, and Instagram is a perfect channel to do it with.
Here are some things you should be doing to feature your company culture on Instagram.
Share a Real Work Day in Action
Showing your followers a real work day in action is a great way to highlight what a typical day on the job looks like. This gives your followers an idea of what your company is really about.
At #TeamOnsharp, we love seeing new faces in the office and celebrating other employees from different companies in the area. Featuring employees on Instagram is a fun way to introduce them to your audience and show them that they’re appreciated.
Demonstrate Volunteering & Community Involvement
People want to work for companies that give back to their communities. Whether you’re participating at an event or collecting donations, snap a picture and share it for your followers to see.
#Repost from @rdocaterstaters #ReGram ・・・ Did you know – 2017 marks our 18th year supporting charities in the Fargo/Moorhead community? We've raised more than $500,000 for organizations like Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley, Special Olympics North Dakota – Cass County, Anne Carlsen Center, Sanford Children's Fargo, Hospice of the Red River Valley, and @ywcacassclay. We are excited to add @ccrimoorhead to this list!
Share Company Outings
All work and no play? Not on Instagram! This is the perfect channel to share outings and experiences that make your company unique. Some of these experiences can include holiday parties, impromptu team lunches, company yoga classes, and more.
Attending or hosting an event? Use the event hashtag and share photos and videos of your company’s involvement!
Oh you guys. ❤️ Thank you for one helluva beautiful day and coming out to celebrate us being downtown Fargo for 5 years! Let me tell ya, this work to be a place where you can buy creative from crazy awesome makers and get inspired with workshops and events ain't easy…but your insanely inspiring excitement, support of our makers and our craziness…the people like you who have become our friends and our community to keep creating our city to be a place we love living in…your kids telling us this is their favorite place to be (I mean, yeah, there IS candy!!) 😅…you telling us this is your happy place (despite the chaos!)…you makers who tell stories of this place being how you were able to start a business you love…all of that makes us keep dreaming bigger and grabbing the next pot of coffee to seek out what we can improve and take on the next 5 years to keep creating and challenging this place to be all of that and more! We are forever grateful for your support and friendship and cannot wait to see what's next ❤ (more coffee for sure)
Incorporate Your Branded Hashtag into Posts
We share a lot of photos at work and company events on our Instagram account by using our branded #TeamOnsharp hashtag #TeamOnsharp. This makes company photos and videos searchable and gives our employees the opportunity to share them with their own accounts.
So, there you have it! As you can see, Instagram can be a great way to incorporate and showcase company culture.