There comes a point when every IC team realises it needs to be more effective. Scaling up isn’t just about having more people to do more work; it’s about moulding your skills to a more strategic way
Agility isn't a buzzword, but a necessity for companies to survive and thrive. It needs to be woven into the workplace so teams can adapt and respond to change - fast. Without agility, companies (and comms folks) get left behind.
In organisations with small workforces or in companies that are late to the IC party, the internal comms function might be just you – a team of just one. Here, four experts, who are currently or have been the only IC person in their workplace, share their tips on how to connect, build knowledge and ultimately feel less alone as a communications professional.
With roots in branding and comms, Rachel Cain, senior director for global operations and IT communications at AstraZeneca, has helped technology teams in some of the world’s biggest companies get their messages out.