Rachel’s resources


All Things IC blogThis page captures some of the resources I’ve collated over the years based on my experience and feedback from my network.

Feel free to share and I hope you find them useful.

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The most popular links are:

Internal communication and employee engagement

Internal communication

My Internal communication glossary
Comms calendar of events, awards and conferences for IC pros
The IC Space – resource for internal communicators via @UKGovComms
Resources via CIPR Inside including reports and presentations
A potted history of internal communications: film
Skills guides from CIPR (need to be member to access)
Knowledge guide for IC pros from Institute of Internal Communication
How to measure internal communication: measurement matrix.
Twitter directory via PR News
Time and date website to check global times
How to create an internal communications strategy (via CIPR Inside)
For Immediate Release, FIR, weekly podcast by Neville Hobson and Shel Holtz
Articles tagged internal comms on my blog
List of guest articles featuring internal communication

Article: How to use Pinterest for internal communication
My Pinterest boards: internal communicationsocial media
Pinterest: Screenshots of different intranets, by Sharon O’Dea

My monthly column on how to use social media for internal communication
Tuesday Tactics videos from SnapComms
Infographic – communication in the modern workplace

What are the PR trends and issues in 2014? SlideShare featuring my thoughts:

SlideShare by me: Putting the social into internal communication:

SlideShare by me: Using social media for IC:

SlideShare by me: Thoughts on internal communication:

SlideShare on the business of blogging:

SlideShare from CIPR Inside webinar, November 2013 on strategic internal communication:

I regularly speak at industry events and conferences about internal communication. See my speaking page for more info.

Employee engagement:

The MacLeod report
Engage for Success website
Weekly radio show from Engage for Success (employee engagement discussions)
Employee engagement case studies
The employee engagement network – by David Zinger
Free download: employers guide to employee engagement – by Office Angels
Articles I’ve published/written on employee engagement:
Launching ImpresAperta in Italy
Employee engagement and social media presentation I gave at CIPR
How to engage people with disabilities
How to engage for success
– Milan Social Media Week: Italy gets engaged
Engaging workplaces for a sustainable future
The Sunday night blues
Free research: Global Trends in Employee Engagement report, 2013, Aon Hewitt
My Social Summer slides: Employee engagement and social media, 18 July 2013.

SlideShare by me: Internal communication and employee engagement:

Books: recommended reads

See the books I’ve contributed to
Free download: Attenzi by Phillip Sheldrake – book on social business
2013: Internal comms and social media books (2)
2013: Recommended comms and social media books

2012: Recommended comms and social media books
New reads for internal communications 2011
Internal comms must reads
Internal comms and social media list – created 2009
List of PR books via Bournemouth University
Article by Helen Deverell on introverts in internal comms, featuring Quiet by Susan Cain.

Social media guidanceProfessional comms organisations/researchers/associationsInternal communication qualifications and coursesSocial media trainingLinkedIn groupsComms recruiters and where to find IC jobs listedComms blogs and people who tweet good comms links

See my blogroll for a list of recommended blogs – these are ones I enjoy reading.

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) also collates articles and comms blogs (including mine) on their site, CIPR Conversation and it’s worth a read to see what’s currently being published on all things internal comms, social media and PR.

There are many people who tweet good comms links. See the lists below, but of note are:



Recommended hashtags on Twitter to explore and save: #internalcomms #commschat #PR #Comms #ConnectingHR #CiprSM #socialmedia #connectchat #esn

Lists of comms people to follow on Twitter, created by comms prosComms publications

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