Roscommon County Council, has today announced the launch of their internal communication application, RosComms, designed to improve communication, connection, and engagement between all Council employees.
Roscommon County Council is the authority responsible for local government in County Roscommon, Ireland. The Council has over 450 employees, working across multiple locations.
With a percentage of employees having no regular access to emails, enhancing communication, and promoting employee engagement and well-being is essential for the Council.
Eugene Cummins, Chief Executive from Roscommon County Council said:
“To ensure all staff are included and feel part of the organisation, Roscommon County Council is making sure all information is simultaneously shared with all staff. Our RosComms app is helping us to provide a supportive and healthy working environment which is especially important during these challenging times. We are empowering and enabling our employees, managers, and supervisors with the right information at the right time to carry out their duties effectively and we continue to encourage a culture of learning and development.”
Caitlín Conneely, A/Director of Services from Roscommon County Council said;
“The deployment of the app brings everyone together. All employees receive regular updates including information on policies and procedures, job vacancies, well-being information, video updates, Health, and Safety information and more; this all happens in real time, with no one being the last to know. Communicating with staff has always been important to Roscommon County Council and this app ensures timely and effective communication with all. “
Antoinette Gately, A/Head of HR from Roscommon County Council added;
“The support provided to us by Thrive has been excellent and very professional. They have advised and guided us throughout the implementation of this app and continue to support us in getting the best out of RosComms. “
James Scott, CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Co-Founder of Thrive, adds;
“As organisations continue to navigate these challenging times, effective employee engagement has never been so important. We look forward to continuing to help Roscommon County Council achieve this in the weeks and months ahead and are delighted to be working with them.
“Our goal is to help as many organisations as possible to build better places to work by transforming their communication and improving employee retention, shifting from traditional paper-based methods and team brie