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Why success is #notjustforboys

Posted on July 30, 2015, in Campaigns, Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, PR and Campaigns, Press/Media

Turn to your colleague sitting next you. What do you know about them? Do they have any hidden skills? Any coders, amateur photographers or literary geniuses among them? I’d take a guess and say that unless you’re particularly close to them,.

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A meeting of minds: The benefits of short term job swapping.

Posted on July 28, 2015, in Front page news, GCS, Guest Blog, Internal Communications, Working in Government

Writing about a recent job swap experience needs the collaboration of the minds involved. So here it is, not the typical format for a blog, a joint effort. Lisa’s Experience: 3 days, 30 cups of tea and at least 300.

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Back to school with GCS #CommsExchange events

Posted on July 27, 2015, in Course, Events, Front page news, GCS, Professional Development

It’s that time of year where barely a minute after the bell rings for summer holidays the stores are advertising buy one get one free school uniform and stationary for the Autumn term. GCS are getting in on the act.

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Government launches its communications plan for the year ahead

Posted on July 22, 2015, in Annual Comms Plan for Government, Campaigns, Front page news, GCS, with 0 comments

 The 2015 -2016 Communications Plan shows how government will provide a more unified communications profession and better value for money. The fourth annual Government Communications Plan was launched today, setting out an overall vision for the Government Communication Service (GCS)..

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The power of thank you

Posted on July 21, 2015, in Front page news, GCS, Guest Blog, Internal Communications

Engagement is something you get, not what you do that’s the mantra. How you achieve it is the challenge. There are theories and drivers and models to aid the IC practitioner, but some of it is also just plain common.

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