Your company’s purpose is one of the most important sentences you’ll publish in internal comms. Narrowing down the essence of why the business exists into a single statement and getting employees to buy into it is no easy task.
Employees in the 50+ cohort are often viewed as being at the end of their careers. Instead, employers should recognise the value of experienced, veteran workers, says Victoria Tomlinson, founder and CEO of Next-Up.
Your external audience is more likely to trust news and information about your organisation posted by the people who work there than anything published by the branded, corporate social media account. In terms of engagement, credibility and influence, your most valuable marketing resource is one that internal comms teams know better than anyone.
Mentoring not only benefits the mentee but offers valuable rewards to the mentor. Here, Sanjay Mistry offers five benefits he has gained as a mentor on the IoIC mentoring scheme and his tips for others to get the most out of the experience.
New research from IoIC and Ipsos Karian and Box finds that one-third of employees experience some level of disconnect at work. Whether through confusion or cynicism, they don’t feel entirely aligned with organisational strategy or purpose. What can be done to reach these “swing voters”?
Richard Etienne looks back on the lessons he’s learned and the range of skills he’s developed in various media roles over the past 20 years and how he is applying them to his latest role of director of internal communications at Elsevier.
Organisations are increasingly aiming for ‘peak performance’, a workplace nirvana of creativity, collaboration and innovation. But how can businesses supercharge their employees to be the best versions of themselves? And what’s internal comms’ involvement in building a culture of high-performance?
A transformational change in the workplace is as big as it sounds. Looking to the future, the organisation is reshaping its entire business to be more successful, to respond to the evolving needs of its customers or to overcome persistent or potential challenges. It could take years. But never lose sight of the fact that your people are key to taking you in this new direction. We asked five experts for their top tips.