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June 13, 2013 #CommsChat on IC with the big yak

On 21 June, 180 internal communications professionals will descend on Richmond to attend the big yak, the IC Crowd‘s first unconference. “The agenda is set by you,” The IC Crowd says, “In true unconference (or free-to-attend conference if you prefer that name) style, you decide what the topics are and we will pull together the […]

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June 11, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on blogger outreach

Last week, joined by @hughforth from @theinkybee and @forthmetrics, #CommsChat explored the wide world of blogs. Blogging, as we learned, has a variety of manifestations and can benefit a business in intriguing ways. Check out some of the highlighted tweets from the hour: hughforth 2 Earned media = Trust. Blogs have become a key consumer point of research […]

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June 4, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat with PR Academy

Last week, Kevin Ruck, the co-founder of the PR Academy (@pracademy), one of the leading PR training and qualifications providers, joined us on #CommsChat. Find out what instructors, PR professionals and current and former students had to say below.   @pracademy More employers are asking, though not always insisting, on a qualification. @PeterMBarrett Specialist, non-mandatory quals (in […]

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May 21, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat with IoIC

Last week, we were joined by IoIC president, Suzanne Peck. We discussed anything and everything IC and the 22-24 May IoIC annual conference (#IoICBristol13). If you missed out, hear what #CommsChat had to say about the future of internal communications. Some standout tweets: steve_murg The future holds whatever we want it to. Its up to us […]

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May 14, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on cyber security

Last week, we were joined by now-frequent #Commschat-er Chris Woods, head of digital at Hanover. We discussed the growing threat of cyber security and its potential impact on business. Some topics covered include how hacks are handled internally, what steps are taken to protect a company’s digital assets and the reputational impact of cyber security. […]

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April 16, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on crisis comms

Last week, we were joined by a roster of esteemed crisis management and PR guests including: Nick Parker from The Writer, Enda Joyce from Hanover and Lisa Ronchetti from Ad Hoc PR. We discussed leadership, social media and reputation in crisis communications. And much more. Here are some highlighted tweets: @endajoyce77: A decent plan gives […]

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April 9, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on recruitment

The times are a-changing in comms recruitment as an ever-growing pool of hopefuls seeks a limited number of vacancies. Recruitment expert Alice Weightman (@aliceweightman) weighed in. Some highlights of the hour: aliceweightman back drop of recession, budgets squeezed, now looking for growth – was their an investment in junior talent, is there a pipeline lethal_weapon graduates looking […]

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March 26, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on charities and rebrands

Last week, we had a fantastic lineup of guests on #CommsChat, including: Jan Peters, MD of USP Creative, who oversaw the rebrand of Alder Hey Children’s Charity; Mark Scott, head of brand at The Donkey Sanctuary and Paul Middlebrook, MD of The Allotment. For more info on the rebrands, read about Oli the Oliphant and […]

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March 19, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on employee engagement

Last week, we were 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. Some tweets that caught our eye: @Engagingbrand Its not the big messages that is so hard, it is the […]

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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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