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It’s appraisal time…

Posted on March 27, 2014, in Competencies, Evaluation, Front page news, GCN, Professional Development, Working in Government, with 0 comments

March is appraisal time. For many this conjures up negative thoughts of paperwork and an uncomfortable meeting with your line manager. In a worst case scenario, we might fear  something like the ‘American Beauty’ discussion between Kevin Spacey and his.

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TICK TOCK TEST the smoke alarms in your home

Posted on March 27, 2014, in Front page news, Guest Blog, Internal Communications, PR and Campaigns, with 0 comments

Before it’s too late On 30 March the clocks go forward. The Fire Kills campaign is urging everyone to test their smoke alarms when they change their clocks. You are four times more likely to die in a fire in a home.

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Social media and the internal communicator

Posted on March 26, 2014, in Digital, Front page news, GCN, Guest Blog, How-to, Innovation and new thinking, Internal Communications, Professional Development, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Three social media ideas Communicators of all kinds are still getting their heads arounds what social media means for their work.  It’s easy to overlook the benefits public social media platforms can offer to internal communications professionals. We all know.

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Introducing the Evaluation Council

Posted on March 25, 2014, in Evaluation, Front page news, GCN, Innovation and new thinking, Talent and Leadership, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Evaluation is key to the changes taking place in the Government Communication Service, with every government communicator expected to increase their knowledge and skills in evaluation over the coming year. The Evaluation Council is integral to this and was set.

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Connecting, Challenging, Collaborating – internal comms

Posted on March 20, 2014, in Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Internal Communications, Professional Development, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) held an inaugural global communications conference as part of our communications excellence campaign. With 100 staff from across our global network of 270+Posts and as many again from the UK, we focused.

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