How can you get a job in internal comms? How can you communicate change? How can you design your social media strategy to be successful? Most of the visitors who reach the All Things IC website are looking for ways to help them do their jobs better, and for answers to queries like these. Whether […]Read more >
How do you communicate with University students? What challenges do you face daily and how does it differ from employee communication? My latest guest post features Ross Tarbard @owlyross, (pictured) he’s worked for the past three-and-a-half years as Internal Communications Officer at De Montfort University here in the UK and is about to start a new internal communication […]Read more >
What are industry award judges looking for when reading through entries? How can you write comms award submissions so they are compelling and score well? This week I finished judging four categories of the UK Public Sector Communication Awards 2015 and thought I’d share how awards work and how to write the best entries. There’s often an air of […]Read more >
What’s the reality of studying a qualification in internal communication while working at the same time? Is it possible to successfully do both, and what does it feel like when you achieve it? You’re in the right place to find out as communicator Vicki O’Connell (pictured) has written a guest post hot on the heels […]Read more >
Like many parents, it’s a rare treat if I make it through a week without hearing a reference to Olaf, Princess Anna or wrestling my daughter out of her Elsa dress. The film Frozen has taken everyone by storm, yet for comms pros the onset of snow and ice can only mean one thing… snow comms. […]Read more >
Communicators say some of the most common barriers to creative working practices are opposition from leadership, time constraints and budgetary issues. Plus face-to-face communication offers the highest opportunity to enhance creativity. Does this ring true for you? A report has just been released highlighting 93% of comms pros acknowledge the importance of creativity in internal […]Read more >
How can you communicate with your remote employees? Companies are increasingly looking for new ways to reach their ‘hard to reach’ workforce and today I thought I’d share news of a new app which aims to do exactly that. App:IC is an app-based product from the internal communication experts at Sequel Group @sequel_group. It allows you to […]Read more >
Her voice rang out across the room loud and clear. She perfectly modulated her tone, was authentic and proud. In a five-minute, perfectly presented introduction, she set the tone for the entire event. She spoke about her employer investing in her, spotting and nurturing her talent and she proudly announced to the expectant crowd that […]Read more >
So you have a shiny new intranet waiting in the wings, what is the best way to introduce it and get employees excited about the changes you’ve been working so hard on? I’ve been a fan of the “long wow” approach adopted by Aviva since hearing about it a couple of years ago – that […]Read more >
Should your IC team consist of generalists who are adequately skilled in a variety of areas, or specialists who focus specifically on one skill that they have mastered? It’s an ongoing debate that Heads of IC across the globe have had to mull over at one point or another. But it ultimately boils down to […]Read more >
How do you communicate with a mobile workforce? Do you have ‘hard to reach’ employees in your organisation? What two-way channels do you have in place to ensure their voices can be heard? I regularly have conversations with my clients, people in my network and peers about this topic, helping them think through the options […]Read more >
What does an internal communication strategy look like? Do you need one? How should you write one? How long should it be? What is an internal communication strategy? All of these phrases are used daily on my blog as people search through my content to help them create theirs. So I thought I’d dedicate this […]Read more >
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