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 >
How do you describe internal communication? If you had to write it in a sentence, what would you put? What does it mean to you? I asked this question via Twitter recently and through this article you’ll discover what your peers around the globe state as their answer. Thank you to everyone who took the […]Read more >
How has your year been? What are you struggling with work wise? I frequently ask my clients and Masterclass attendees what they’re struggling with. I posed this question in my recent monthly newsletter, The Water Cooler, in the form of a short survey. Thank you to everyone who participated. Rather than write a typical 2020 predictions […]Read more >
Do you have an upcoming speech or presentation to give? How is the preparation going? Does the idea of speaking at conferences fill you with dread because you don’t know what to say, how to plan or where to start? In May 2019 I gave the opening keynote presentation at the Public Relations Society of […]Read more >
In the world of Internal Communications, you’re likely to question everything. Are colleagues really reading your newsletter? Is a video really the best way of conveying your message? Would this be better communicated face-to-face? I have a guest post for you today by Sophia Danielsson-Waters (known as Sia, see-ya, for short), she is the Colleague Engagement […]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 >
The independent and freelance world is filled with people talking about the need to hustle. Today I have a guest post for you by Comms Consultant Liz Halliday who is here to share thoughts on Bank Holiday working. I’m curious to know if this resonates with you, particularly if you’re a Comms Consultant, do let […]Read more >
Tomorrow, 12 March 2019, marks the 70th anniversary of the formation of the British Association of Industrial Editors, now known as the Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC). As a Fellow of the Institute, I’m going to mark the occasion and celebrate their birthday by looking back at the history and sharing their story with you. […]Read more >
There’s a buzz in the air and it’s the sound of a new network forming. The Comms Hive is the brainchild of Comms pro Advita Patel and I think it’s a marvellous idea. I invited Advita to answer my questions so you can discover what’s happening and how you can get involved. Apologies to my […]Read more >
Are you a Comms Director or Head of Internal Comms? Do you go to Comms Conferences and feel like you never learn anything new? Perhaps it feels like you give away your knowledge to help less experienced colleagues learn, but there’s nowhere for you to learn with senior-level peers? Would you like the opportunity to […]Read more >
How good is your company at collaboration? We hear about it so much within the world of Internal Communication, I certainly have constant conversations along these lines with clients. Today I have a guest post for you by Kate Isichei on collaboration. She’s looked at what it is, how it works and what you need […]Read more >
What’s it like to work in Higher Education (HE) internal comms? Today I have a guest post by Penny Brazier who has just left her in-house role and is now working as a freelancer. Are you thinking about making the move career-wise? If so, do check out my How to be a Comms Consultant – […]Read more >
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