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New competency framework launches for comms pros

Today the Institute of Internal Communication has updated its competency framework to enable communicators to assess themselves. I blogged about the profession map when it launched a few months ago. Today it has been refreshed and is available for you to access. What's changed? IoIC Chief Exe[...]

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A question of comms: Lisa Gwinnell

Lisa Gwinnell, Head of Employee and Leadership Communications at Siemens UK is in my hot seat today. She's shared her thoughts on reusable content, frowning, why you need to be a sponge, and much more. With that intriguing combination, I'll hand you over to Lisa... 1. When did you know intern[...]

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A question of comms: Lesley Crook

What is the best career advice you've benefitted from? Lesley Crook is the latest practitioner to sit in my #questionofcomms hot seat. She's an independent consultant and the founder of Working Out Loud in A Network (#wolan). Discover her career path, some cracking book recommendations and wha[...]

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A question of comms: Simon Monger

Why should you have a 20 year plan? Simon Monger, freelance Internal Communications and Engagement Specialist, is in my hot seat today. He's revealed his top tips, the importance of compelling content and why he's a Simon Sinek fan. I'll hand you over to Simon... 1. When did you know intern[...]

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Earn while you learn thanks to IoIC

Today the Institute of Internal Communication has launched a brand new Continuous Professional Development (CPD) scheme to reward communicators for their hard work. It's worth checking out if you're serious about your career. I'm delighted All Things IC Masterclasses have been recognised as pa[...]

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A question of comms: Alex Malouf

Discover why a sharp, critical mind are important to work in comms and the importance of adapting to a changing workforce. Alex Malouf, Corporate Communications & Reputation Manager for the Arabian Peninsula, Procter & Gamble, is in my #questionofcomms hot seat today. He's the 13th com[...]

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A question of comms: Ejaz Khan

Ejaz Khan is an independent Change Communication specialist and the latest communicator to sit in my hot seat. He's revealed an illuminating book he thinks every comms pro should read, plus his thoughts on the future of internal communication. Over to you Ejaz... 1) When did you know intern[...]

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Advice to help you find your next comms job

Looking for a new role? Or curious to see what's on the market at the moment? Every week the All Things IC jobs page is updated with the latest vacancies. From internships to Global Comms Director roles, there's always a range on offer and often external comms roles too. So if you want to k[...]

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How does IC fit in the A-B-C of social enterprise comms?

This week on #CommsChat, we welcomed Simon Francis, founder of social enterprise Campaign Collective, to talk about social enterprise in PR and communications. We looked at the role of communicators in social enterprises and how its value can be better communicated to the public. We also talked about businesses buying social and being socially conscious B2B.

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A question of comms: Justine Stevenson

Today Justine Stevenson, Head of Group Internal Communication at London Stock Exchange Group is in the hot seat on my blog. She's here to tell us the importance of curiosity and why you need to listen more than you talk. Justine answered these questions one week into her role, I'll hand you ov[...]

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How to sustain senior level relationships

How good are your relationships inside your organisation or with clients? Are you viewed as a trusted adviser? Are you on first name terms with your Exec team? Does it matter and make a difference to the way you work? I'm thrilled to welcome back Lou Robinson, Global Internal Comms Lead at Cos[...]

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Get your hard work recognised via the IoIC Awards

What are you most proud of from the past year? How has your work made a difference? If you've worked your socks off over the past 12 months, now is the chance to have all that graft recognised by the Institute of Internal Communication, as their annual awards are now open. Entries are invited [...]

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