Tag Archives: internal communications

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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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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Look who’s talking: how social media brought our meeting room etiquette reminders to life

It’s a typical day in the office. A colleague visits your desk. People are continually running overtime in meetings, he says, and it’s impacting meetings that follow. He says he’d like to make people aware that they need to keep … Continue reading

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