Back in July, Helen Deverell wrote a post for the CIPR Inside blog about bringing diversity of thought to our communications teams: “It would be boring and a lot less productive if we all thought the same and were all good at the same things.” This started me thinking – how can we bring that diversity of thought […]
Even though it’s been a (significant – ahem) number of years since I was a student, I still can’t shake the ‘new year’ feeling of September.
Line managers have a tough job. Endless responsibilities, demands on their time, and pressure. I want to do more to empower line managers in internal communications.
The Big Yak is an internal communications unconference run by The IC Crowd. I had my first ever Yak experience this weekend and it was brilliant.
Roller derby and internal communications don’t, at first glance, have very much in common… But, during roller derby training the other week, something struck me. In roller derby, you first have to learn the ‘minimum skills’ you need to play safely.
The debate of where the internal communications function ‘lives’ within an organisation continues to rumble on. At the recent CIPR Inside AGM, Sasha Watson from Arm discussed how she views this question – and eloquently argued that our ‘home’ should firmly be within HR.
I’m proud to have completed the Chartered Institute for Public Relations (CIPR) annual continuing professional development programme for this year.