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23 Aug

2016

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Why your first work experience can make or break your career

The new boy or girl’s early impressions of a job or work experience placement can make or break their future career – so how can we make sure we engage them from day one?

Four per cent of new starters walk out of work never to return, after a disastrous first day. If it’s their first job, or they’re on a work experience placement, they won’t have the resilience and experience to bounce back if they feel undervalued or unwelcome, so it’s even more crucial to onboard them in a positive way. Read more →

18 Aug

2016

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Why Brexit means ‘on message’ is an avocado bathroom

If Brexit offers a lesson for internal communicators, it is that substance has won its 20-year battle with style.

The era is over for carefully crafted, cunningly cosmetic messages. The people want warts-and-all honesty – and if you try to trick them, they’ll sniff a rat.

Because June 23, 2016 was the day that spin died. And, mark my words, we are seeing a change in the culture of communication. Read more →

15 Aug

2016

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The app that just keeps winning

InTouch – the IC app created by Headlines for Premier Inn – has been shortlisted for a fourth award in a three-week period.

Its latest nomination scoop is for Best Mobile App in the MK Digital Awards 2016. Read more →

4 Aug

2016

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How to choose videos that inspire

Video is part of our daily diet and online consumption has sky rocketed.

When you get it right, video can teach, inspire and motivate. But when you get it wrong, viewers can disappear, never to return.

So how do you choose the right format for the job?

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