Human Resources

Natural Allies: Aligning HR Communications

Ed Kamrin is the Communications Manager for Corporate Citizenship at McKesson Corporation and is one of the speakers for the 2nd Annual Aligning HR & Internal Communications —West conference. Kamrin will be speaking on how McKesson aligned their HR and communications strategies to build a corporate responsibility program that connects employees to the business’ mission.

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Boston Internal Communications

Making Summer Memories: Insights from ALI’s Strategic Internal Communications Conference

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Boston for what is truly one of my favorite events of the year – ALI’s Strategic Internal Communications Conference. I’ve joked that it’s sort of like summer camp for internal communicators, but it’s not far from the truth! It’s an opportunity to reunite with colleagues, friends and partners for three

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HR & IC

Aligning HR & Communications for a Better Employee Experience: Conference Roundup

This past May, ALI Conferences hosted our 2nd Annual Aligning HR & Internal Communications Conference in Times Square, New York City. Communicators and HR professionals from across the country came together to discuss their biggest challenges, strategies, and practical solutions for aligning their company’s communication for a better employee experience. Attendees Biggest Challenges: Shaping company

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Jennie

Meet an Internal Communicator: Jennie Bledsoe, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Jennie Bledsoe is the Director of Internal and HR Communications at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and she will be joining ALI as a speaker at the 6th Annual Strategic Internal Communications conference, July 23-25 in Boston. Bledsoe sat down with us to answer a few questions on what’s new in internal communications. Can you

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Developing Leadership Skills – Part 2

Written by: Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, AdminUniverse Previously we explored the first two Leadership Fundamentals; Communication and Motivation – but there’s more! To fully engage your Administrative Leadership Role, we have a few more skills on the checklist. Whether you already have a firm grasp on these or you are just diving in, you should

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Developing Leadership Skills – Part 1

Written by: Joanne Linden, CPS, CEAP, AdminUniverse For most Administrative Professionals, leadership skills do not flawlessly develop overnight. They are collected and refined over time. In this two-part blog series, I will explore the Top 5 Leadership Skills needed to improve both resume development and role effectiveness. Communication Communicating as a leader is a magical

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Doing More with Less – Effective Multitasking Tips

Written by Patty Youngclaus, Brilliant Ink. I’m sure I’m not alone here, but as a working parent with three small children, I am challenged every day to do more with less. More planning, more organizing, more thinking, more housework, more peacemaking, more teaching, and more learning. All with less time, less energy, less sleep, less

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 2/3 of Organizations Now Use New Internal Communications Technologies

A new study released at the Engage16 annual workforce communications conference last week revealed that 2 out of 3 corporations are investing in employee communications technology. What took them so long? Every CIO and internal communications professional we speak with complain that getting employees to read internal communications has been extremely difficult for a number of years. Studies

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