Internal comms

October 4, 2011 Social media in the workplace and employee communication

Social tools are everywhere. Some companies try to restrict access to these tools for fear of what their employees may say, about the company, about each other and about the customer. Why do companies persist in employing people they clearly don’t trust? I wish I knew the answer. And as fast as the company blocks access to Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and more, employees arm themselves with smart phones and tablets and step outside the restricted zone. Control is increasingly becoming an illusion.

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September 19, 2011 #CommsChat on technology and internal communication

On 19 September, #CommsChat will focus on how technology can make the task of internal communications easier. We’ll be joined by Mark K Smith from Ipadio, and Dale Parmenter, managing director at DRP Group. #CommsChat starts at 8pm.

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September 12, 2011 Are you prepared for the new term? Need a helping hand?

September is here, the leaves have started to turn in England and children have headed back to school after a long summer of adventures and fun. I loved that September feeling, with newly-lined textbooks in colourful paper and seeing my school friends again. It’s not quite the same in the corporate world is it? But why not take a moment to pause, gather your thoughts and start afresh as if it’s a new term?

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