Tag Archives: employee engagement

Are the robots coming for us too?

It was William Gibson who said: ‘The future is here, it’s just not evenly distributed yet.’ So, consider this about the future of jobs and the automation of the workforce: The first fully-automated restaurant has now opened in San Francisco … Continue reading

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The connectors get connected: Five key take-aways from Big Yak 2014

Who needed Glasto this weekend when the internal comms industry had its very own festival…..a festival of conversation at The Big Yak 2014. And what a conversation it was, with more than 150 new people to meet, exchange ideas with … Continue reading

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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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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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How important is technology to employee engagement?

I’m lucky enough to have a workplace-provided iPhone, iPad and latest model laptop. I can BYO my own iPhone or iPad to the office if I choose. I can work flexibly on wi-fi around the building and my manager supports me to … 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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When good comms go bad: is it ever okay for your CEO to dress up as superman?

What are your thoughts on this video below, leaked from NHS (HEY) Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust? It was released to staff at the Trust to promote ‘Work-out at Work Day’ and features Chief Executive Phil Morley dressed up as superman … Continue reading

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