What is your career situation right now? Perhaps you’re in-house and enjoying your role, or you’ve been furloughed and are waiting to hear what your next steps will be. Maybe you’re searching for a new job, have been made redundant or don’t know what to do next. If you are thinking about your next career […]Read more >
Over the past week I’ve welcomed 22 Comms practitioners to the All Things IC Hub, the home of my client work and Masterclasses. I’ve loved seeing Comms pros exploring the Hub and discovering all the elements that have been created for you to enjoy. See below for a short video showing the inside. I also had […]Read more >
Do you know the skills you need to be an IC practitioner? Today the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) has launched its updated profession map following an eight-month consultative review with a broad range of practitioners on a newly established professional development advisory board (PDAB). The IoIC’s original profession map was first introduced in 2016 […]Read more >
What does the year ahead hold for you? Perhaps you’re planning to change jobs, start your own consultancy business, deepen your experience in your current role or aim for a promotion? Whatever you’re planning, I’m going to share 10 career aspirations you’ll be able to keep this upcoming year. 2021 update: If you’re starting a new […]Read more >
There are only 45 days left of 2019. How are your plans shaping up for 2020? If you want to increase your skills, knowledge and confidence when it comes to all things internal communication related, I can help you. Through this article I’m going to reveal what’s not worked out this year and how you […]Read more >
Are you using podcasts inside your organisation? They have had a huge surge in popularity and are rapidly growing. But are they the latest shiniest thing (or “comms bling” as I call it) or something we need to seriously consider? Deloitte has just wrapped season one of The Green Room podcast, led by Internal Comms […]Read more >
What has happened in the world of internal communication over the past decade? Well if you’re a regular reader, you’ll know, as I’m celebrating my blog’s 10th birthday this week. I’ve written a million words about internal communication since creating my blog in March 2009, which equates to 10 books! Whether this is the first […]Read more >
Trust has changed profoundly in the past year – people have shifted their trust to the relationships within their control, most notably their employers. Globally, 75 percent of people trust “My Employer” to do what is right, this is significantly more than NGOs (57 percent), business (56 percent) and media (47 percent). We are seeing […]Read more >
The PR industry is making progress in tackling mental illness amongst practitioners, but a new survey published by PRWeek and the PRCA today has found significant room for improvement. We need to take mental health and employee wellbeing seriously, I’ve seen too many excellent Comms pros suffering and unable to carry on in their roles. […]Read more >
What’s the best question to ask in an interview? How can you be certain you get the whole story from someone you are interviewing? I have a top tip to share with you. I realised when I was a Journalist that when I ended an interview, people would often say: “Oh I thought you were […]Read more >
Hi everyone, seeing as this is the season where you are spending out on other people, I have a gift for you. The All Things IC blog turns 10-years-old in March, so to thank you for reading my thoughts here for nearly a decade, I have a £50 gift certificate for you. It can be […]Read more >
PRWeek has just held its annual Strategic Internal Communication conference in London. It was a comprehensive couple of days full of insights, smart ideas and plenty of networking. I was proud to be the media partner for the third year running and enjoyed catching up with clients and comms friends. Today I have a double […]Read more >
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