A constellation of comms pros
Congratulations to all of the Rising Stars in comms who were recognised by recruiter VMA Group last week. The event took place on Thursday night at their offices in London to reveal the winners of their inaugural contest to find the brightest new talent in four categories: internal communication,[...]
The launch of Internal Comms TV
Today I've decided to try something new. With the rise of visual communication, I'm always keen to find new ways of sharing content and try to include as many images and infographics etc that I can find to accompany my blog posts. Having mulled this over for a while, I decided to record the first[...]
Internal Comms pros invited to tune in
Happy New Year everyone, I hope the past few weeks were full of fun and you’re now raring to go for the year ahead. One of my personal highlights from 2012, apart from giving birth to my daughter, was co-founding The IC Crowd community alongside my friends and fellow in-house comms pros Jenni Whel[...]
What do you say?
If you were asked to describe internal comms in one sentence what would you say? Last night I went to the launch of Share This with the other book authors (check out a photo of us all by @spwalker). It was great to meet the other authors in person rather than purely via social media, and you can se[...]
Business Leaders in Communications have their say
This week VMA Group hosted its Business Leaders in Communications Study launch in London. I was hoping to go but unfortunately wasn’t able to make the launch, so I’ve been reading about it and thought I’d share what I’ve learnt as it makes fascinating reading. The study surveyed 95 Direct[...]
Bursting out of the IC bubble?
Tonight was the launch of VMA Group’s (@VMAGroup) Professional Development in Internal Communications Report 2011-2012 in London. What happened? What was discussed and what did the report say? You can search the hashtag #vmaicsurvey via Twitter to see what attendees said. I was hoping to atten[...]
It’s good to share internal comms resources…
On Monday a guest article I wrote for the CommsChat website was published. Based on your feedback through my blog and the questions you ask, I decided to outline lots of resources for internal comms professionals. These included organisations to join, recruiters, blogs I recommend reading and[...]
Survival of the fittest… adapting to survive
How are internal communicators adapting to survive? This week I read some insights by David Broome, Head of Internal Communications at resourcing specialist VMA Group, from their annual survey, Professional Development in Internal Communication. The survey is the largest of its kind in the UK[...]
What will make you stand out from the IC crowd?
What are employers looking for from Internal Communications (IC) professionals? This is a question that gets asked time and again with differing answers. Expectations are high but what will really make you stand out from the crowd and make your CV sparkle above the others in the pile? I invited D[...]