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April 4, 2013 #CommsChat on recruitment in the communications industry

The comms job marketplace has always been a competitive one. Now, with the rise of apprenticeships and training-based qualifications, a competitive industry has become an even more crowded one. #CommsChat be joined by Alice Weightman from Hanson Search, a comms recruitment specialist, who will discuss the latest trends and challenges facing communications hopefuls. The topics […]

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March 13, 2013 #CommsChat on employee engagement with Essex County Council

On Monday, we’ll be joined by Katie Hadgraft (@KatieHadgraft), head of employee communications and engagement at the Essex County Council. Hadgraft’s team oversaw an internal engagement programme that recently took home the CIPR Inside award for best employee engagement. At a glance, the Essex County Council employs over 8,000 employees in any number of roles […]

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March 12, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on media relations

Last week, we featured author of The M-Factor: Media Confidence for Business Leaders and Managers, Tom Maddocks (@tommaddocks1) on #CommsChat. We discussed various aspects of media relations from crisis comms to social media. Take a look at some of our highlighted tweets below and check out Tom’s book via the link above. @Maxim_PR ‘No comment’ is […]

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March 8, 2013 #CommsChat on media relations with Tom Maddocks

Tom Maddocks (@tommaddocks1) has been a media skills expert and has been training communications professionals in media relations for the past ten years. Working in finance, technology and media, the media coach and journalist has a strong base from which to provide communications strategies and advice. His new book, The M-factor: Media Confidence for Business […]

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March 1, 2013 #CommsChat on corporate social media strategy

On Friday, the Holy See’s much lauded foray into social media – the @Pontifex account, deleted all of Pope Bendict XVIs tweets. The Vatican has said that its deletion of the tweets reflects the fact that the papacy is currently vacant. In this week’s #CommsChat we’ll be joined by Sean King (@seancontentking), CEO of Seven, […]

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February 26, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on multilingual tweeting

Last week’s #CommsChat took an interesting look at the use of language on Twitter. We were joined by Chris Woods (@chrismwoods) from Hanover, who has developed a programme of simultaneous multilingual tweeting. Throughout the hour we heard from others on the way social media is used everywhere from Finland to Wales to China. Take a […]

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February 22, 2013 #CommsChat on multilingual tweeting

Social media has brought the continents closer together. It enables friends in India and Mexico to have a cup of coffee together or family members in Hawaii to the UK to keep in touch. For brands, it means that there is now the ability to reach numerous markets around the world simultaneously. A French company […]

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February 18, 2013 #CommsChat on tablets in the communications industry

Tablets have revolutionised the way in which we do everything from shop to watch TV to communicate. The opportunities for using tablets in the comms industry have only just begun to be explored. This week, on #CommsChat, we’ll be joined by a few industry experts who will provide expertise and background on the way tablets […]

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January 29, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on the great online/offline divide

Last week’s chat took a look at online brands that seek an offline presence. Phil Borge (@philborge) from Threepipe joined in on the discussion. Everything from print media to SEO to trust in the high street turned up. Have a look at some of the highlights below: @JHDavidsonPR Effective SEO must have context, otherwise a […]

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January 25, 2013 #CommsChat on the great online/offline divide

Why do online companies cherish print coverage? Why did eBay go head over webpage for pop-up shops this Christmas? Why have Amazon Lockers invaded your local supermarket? Discuss the answers to all that and more on a #CommsChat with Phil Borge (@philborge), associate director of Threepipe. Take a look at the topics here: How is […]

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