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How to tell your DE&I story with authenticity

DIVERSITY, equity and inclusion (DE&I) have always been critical to the employee experience, and they’re becoming increasingly linked to a company’s bottom line, writes Emi Kamezaki. However, formal programming to support these goals are only now entering the mainstream. The…

Listening is key to greater DE&I

THIS is an article about diversity, equity and inclusion written by a white male in his mid-50s, writes Gary Ross. Still reading? I’m glad. But I know you may have paused there for a moment. That’s OK. On one hand,…

Emotional intelligence key to virtual company culture

IN 2018, it was reported that workers in the UK will spend an average of 3,315 full days at work over the course of their lifetime, writes Katie Hawkins in Strategic Magazine. That’s about nine years! When looking at it…

Adaptable workforce starts with managers

“With the ever-changing political, economic, healthcare, and climate landscapes, businesses have become more adaptable to ever-changing trends and news. Keeping employees happy, content and empowered is important, yet how can managers do this from home?” asks Orlagh Shanks in Strategic…

A successful business starts from within

AS a digital native, the prospect of digital working and learning is not a concept that I should find daunting, or even surprising, writes Sadhbh Sullivan. My childhood, adolescence and adulthood so far have all been shaped by ever-changing technologies…

The internal voice

PUBLIC relations is about building relationships with stakeholders, writes Orla Clancy. Never has this been more relevant than now. The nature of relationships between customers, industry colleagues, business partners, local communities and national governments has changed dramatically. What started as…

Internal communications: from ‘nice to have’ to key strategic partner

THERE is no doubt that the role of internal communications in organisations changed during the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Eoin Weldon in the Winter issue of Strategic Magazine. For some companies, the internal communications function was seen as ‘nice to have’…

First, and last, impressions impact employee experience

FROM the very first interaction, every experience an employee has with a company informs his or her opinion of that company, writes Orla Clancy in the Winter issue of Strategic Magazine. After all, both first and last impressions set the…

Trusted advisors set stage for CEOs to own IC

EXECUTIVE visibility starts from within, writes Courtney Griggs in the Winter issue of Strategic Magazine. When leaders show up as authentic and accessible to their employees, they galvanise their most important audience. They are also better prepared to engage with…

Global demand for comms

THE Covid-19 pandemic has impacted every industry, profession and individual around the globe, writes Orla Clancy. It does not discriminate, it ignores stature, class, wealth or status and no one is immune. True, some are more directly affected than others…

PR is as much science as it is art

IT is no secret that effective public relations tactics are central to the development of successful business, enabling organisations to build relationships with stakeholders, promote brand values and manage their reputation, writes Sadhbh Sullivan. READ THE ARTICLE ON PAGES 26…

Communicate, communicate, communicate… driving productivity as we swap VUCA for BANU

“WHAT has remained constant in the pandemic is the vital role of communication as the glue that holds society together,” said Alan Tyrrell, managing director in Ireland at Teneo, in Strategic Magazine | Autumn 2020. In the article, he speaks about moving from a…

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