Craig speaks with Paula Leach from Vantage Points about creating an organisational culture where employees thrive. In the interview, we explore two key roles for leaders - creating clarity and getting out of the way. We find out that if a leader only ever does two things, then these are the right two things. We also look at the implications of these leadership behaviours for employee engagement and internal communications professionals.
Craig Smith talks with Matthew McLean from The Podcast Host about the value of podcasting as an effective channel for internal communications. Matthew provides tips for growing and retaining an internal audience and explains what sort of metrics should be used to measure the success of your internal podcast.
In this Series 2 Episode 16, Craig speaks with Eoin Weldon from Merck about the challenges and opportunities of communicating with “offline” employees (i.e. those without access to digital channels such as Yammer, Slack or email). We explore what organisations can do to ensure that these employees are not left behind and are kept fully informed and engaged.
Craig Smith gives a recap of the five tools for sharing your values we’ve discussed over the past few weeks. They are all free to download from the resources page. All of these tools are designed to take you to a point where you can identify your values, pressure check them for being fit for purpose but also start to embed them within your organisation.
In Series 2 Episode 14 Craig Smith talks to Anna Kilmurray who is Chief People Officer at ClearScore. Anna was one of the first 6 employees at ClearScore who now employ over 200 people. Anna explains how creating a strong employer brand, is essential for fast-growth businesses to thrive and to attract and retain the most promising talent. Anna explains the role that internal comms and employee engagement play in creating an employer brand.
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