How do you overcome intercultural challenges when planning your internal communication? You’ve invited to the 38th Groucho Club networking and learning breakfast this week, where this topic will be examined.
It’s happening in London on Tuesday 12 April hosted by John Smythe and Engage for Change. Special guest Dr Barbara Gibson will be leading the conversation. Find out all you need to know.
Let’s look at what else is on for communicators between 12 and 22 April 2016. I publish What’s on this week every Sunday so you can plan your time.
This week has been a varied one for me, I’ve been auditing a company’s internal communication and recommending ways for them to improve, plus speaking about knowledge management in the 21 century at a Masters in Internal Communication course.
I’ve also been researching the role of social business for a client, briefing designers and developing a series of one-day All Things IC Masterclass training courses.
The excellent PR Careers website profiled me on their site this week. I’ve shared my career path and offered tips for aspiring practitioners.
What’s on this week:
- 12 April: How to develop Global competence in a shrinking world – Engage for Change, London
- 12 April: Become a video guru workshop, London
- 12 April: How to put together an award-winning entry, IoIC London, from 6pm, Abbey Bar, The Minories, London
- 18-19 April: IABC, EuroComm 2016 event, Rotterdam
- 20 April: Open Your World event, Heineken, IoIC, Edinburgh
- 21 April: Comms during M&As, HarknessKennett, London.
IoIC awards deadline
The early bird deadline for the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) Awards 2016 is tomorrow, 11 April.
There are eight classes, plus many sub-classes to make 70 awards in total, and the deadline for entry is Monday 25 April.
Winners will be presented with their awards at a gala dinner at the Shakespeare Globe in London on Friday 23 September.
The IoIC’s annual conference is happening next month, see my article to find out more: Where’s internal communication headed?
PR Week’s 360 Festival
It’s taking place from 26 to 30 April 2016 and features some excellent speakers.
Friday 29 April is their Internal Communications Focus Day and includes speakers from Fitness First, Kier Group and Virgin Atlantic Airways.
The code you need to benefit from the discount (10% off) is AIIC10. See their website for more information.
Recent articles on the All Things IC blog
How to Work Out Loud – featuring John Stepper.
One in three employees don’t trust their employers – featuring Edelman’s latest employee engagement research.
Find a new comms role
Are you looking for a new job? If so, check out the All Things IC jobs page.
From internships to Global Comms Directors, the page is updated frequently and includes vacancies at all levels.
If you’d like to advertise your role, see the How to place a job ad page for all you need to know.
You can also follow @AllthingsICjobs on Twitter to keep an eye on what’s being advertised.
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I hope you have a great week.
Post author: Rachel Miller
First published on the All Things IC blog 10 April 2016.