Tag Archives: communication

Life as a Brit working in Comms in Australia

This week I was very excited to begin a new role as a Communications Manager at Transport for London. It’s a new challenge in more ways than one because it’s my first role back in London after nearly four years … Continue reading

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Australian Edelman Trust Barometer results revealed….how does Oz stack up?

Employees – not leaders – are now the most trusted source of information about business in Australia across four key areas: customer service, innovation, business practices and leadership information. These are the findings of the Australian Edelman Trust Barometer 2014. … Continue reading

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Building the trust in business – what can internal communicators do about it?

The findings of the 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer explore for the 14th year running the importance of trust in business: “We believe that trust is an asset that enterprises must understand and properly manage in order to be successful in … Continue reading

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Five myths about producing ‘expensive’ and ‘time-consuming’ corporate videos

The last few years have seen an explosion in the numbers of internal comms pros using video as a primary tool for employee communication. But often, video is seen as expensive and requiring too much time to produce. Especially for … Continue reading

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Do our internal comms need a diet?

Just a few years ago an internal comms strategy was akin to the ‘three square meals a day’ approach. It was designed to be hearty and filling, with enough nutritious energy to sustain employees throughout the working week. Sure, there … Continue reading

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What new skills did you learn as a comms pro in 2013?

As December rolls into place on my iPhone calendar, I started to reflect on my year at work. I’ve worked in various roles in internal and external communications, PR and journalism since 2000, but never before has my skillset needed … Continue reading

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Tackling information overload

This excellent post on blog Creative Communications provides a great summary of one of the major challenges facing business communication today: ‘information overload’ I particularly like the final paragraph: “When people complain about information overload I don’t think it’s so … Continue reading

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