Working under the radar? Or herding cats? Life as an Internal Communicator inside and outside of Group IC

I’ve worked in Internal Communications in many companies on both sides of the divide; both inside and outside the central Group Internal Communications function.

Despite us all being professionals with similar training and approach, I’m always amazed at how difficult it can sometimes feel when you are a communicator embedded in the business and you need to work with people in the central Group Internal Comms function. I’m sure many interims or change communications people will relate to the need to work “under-the-radar” at times. Continue reading “Working under the radar? Or herding cats? Life as an Internal Communicator inside and outside of Group IC”

Using Instagram to Attract & Engage staff

 

Is your business on Instagram? Maybe…. but are you using it to recruit yet?

With over 500 million active users each month, it’s very likely that many of your current staff are on Instagram. There’s a good chance the talent you want to attract is too.

So why aren’t you using it as part of your Employer Brand Strategy?

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Why you might be getting in a muddle with your internal comms metrics

In any line of work, the ability to measure the impact of what you are doing is important to achieving success. After all, how will you know whether or not you’ve been successful if you can’t measure it?  As internal communications people, we are usually very keen on measurement.

Herein lies the  trap for internal communicators…

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