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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
Can IC pros use digital platforms to engage employees?
Can internal communication practitioners use digital platforms to engage employees? How can they influence each other? Today Public Relations Masters graduate Gemma Trevers (@GTreversPR) has written a guest blog for All Things IC outlining her research project findings on digital internal comm[...]
Do you have the right skills to work in IC?
Do you have the right skills to work in internal communication? Today I've got news of a brand new profession map from the Institute of Internal Communication. They say it's intended to define our purpose as a profession and help businesses and practitioners understand what we do and why we do it[...]
Discover who the ICon Award winners are
The best in the IC business were celebrated at IoIC’s ICon Awards and Communicator of the Year lunch yesterday in London. Kate Jones (pictured right), head of internal communications at Tarmac, was named Internal Communicator of the Year. Congratulations Kate for a thoroughly well-deserved w[...]
Have you made the ICon Awards shortlist?
Congratulations to the professional communicators who have made the ICon Awards 2016 shortlist. These awards are organised by the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) and winners will be named at a ceremony in London next week. It was a pleasure to judge them. I love seeing communicators[...]
IC stars shine bright at the IoIC Awards
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves" Congratulations to all the professional communicators who had their hard work recognised at the Institute of Internal Communication awards on Friday night. It was a pleasure to judge this year's IoIC Awards, which had a high calib[...]
An introduction to All Things IC Masterclasses
The best part of learning is sharing what you know. I agree with that quote from educator Vaughn K. Lauer and today I've got a brand new video to share with you so you can find out more about All Things IC Masterclasses. The courses cover a range of topics and bookings are being taken for Inte[...]
What’s on for comms pros this week
Every year numerous award schemes call on you to have your hard work recognised, and this week is no exception. I've just judged two categories of the Institute of Internal Communication Awards, and the shortlist will be revealed later in the summer. Now the early bird deadline is looming for [...]
What’s on this week for comms pros
The next 10 days or so will see professional communicators gathering to learn about all things internal communication related. From IABC's Future Fit Communications, to Simply Communicate's Smilelondon 2016 workshops, there's a lot to choose from. Today's What's on this week covers 8 to 19 May 2[...]