May 2015 | 106comms106comms

Tech grown-ups v start-ups – and how to connect with new tech talent…

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In 1991, Oracle was virtually a startup in the UK with 700 people. The average age was 26. Nearly 25 years on and Oracle now has some 26,000 people across the EMEA region, and the average age of the workforce is 46. Is this what happens to start-ups when they become grown-ups? How does it […]Read more

Empower your graduates to tell their stories

A storytelling programme is a powerful way to engage graduates (aka Millennials), build a strong internal community, share and collaborate, and create a community that is visible, inspiring, engaged, and connected to all parts of the business and leadership.  It also builds strong advocates for your organisation, all armed with a wealth of great stories. […]Read more

106 seconds with… Rich Baker, Head of Internal Communications, Carlsberg UK

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Rich Baker MBA is Head of Internal Communications at Carlsberg UK. He’s passionate about enabling conversations that drive engagement and has over 20 years’ experience in large, complex organisations. Rich, a proven intrapreneur, has led the development of award-winning employee publications, smartphone applications and the world’s first instant donation-matching website. He was also an early […]Read more

Innovation programmes: what does success look like?

Last Friday morning saw us on Fleet Street for a breakfast seminar with Wazoku. If the business you work for is keen on innovation – and it’s one of the most common values we see in our work – then do follow Wazoku. They’re the creators of Ideas Spotlight, a software platform allowing colleagues to […]Read more

Telling stories with State Street…

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“This was a great session which helped to generate new ideas and concepts for the diversity network I chair.” We all know  about ‘the elevator pitch’. When we started working with State Street, our ultimate aim was to help colleagues feel able to share their stories with senior Leaders – not necessarily in a lift, […]Read more