Grand gestures v everyday engagement

11 July 2022
The competition for talent (it’s not a war, people) and the drive to get people out of their pjs and into the office, has led a number of companies to make grand gestures. Parties, merchandise, nights out; one professional services firm even has a pub with free drinks now in its building .  There are […]
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Five steps to a shared culture

01 June 2023
A shared culture seems a no-brainer.  Why wouldn’t you want to have a shared culture across your organisation?  Why wouldn’t you want to create a consistent and unified employee experience, whether it’s in one location or hundreds? But the truth is that a shared culture is not always as common as people think – and […]

Love it or hate it… ChatGPT is here to stay! So what does this mean for HE and employers?

01 June 2023
T he ISE webinar on 25th May hosted an insightful discussion around the pros and perils of AI in assessment and selection. Jayne Cullen from 106 listened in and watched the exclamatory chat unfold… here are some key takeaways… Cibyl’s research into students’ use of ChatGPT The research had an unusually high completion rate by […]

SimplyIC Event Download

31 May 2023
Capturing the best bits of an event is never easy, but when you’ve had 2 full days each with three streams of concurrent talks it’s nigh on impossible. So, to make it easy for you (and our content writer…), here are the broad strokes on the three big themes that emerged: AI meets IC, accessibility […]

What’s on the minds of early careers leaders in law?

24 May 2023
On 27th April, Henry and Jayne hosted another early careers roundtable breakfast; but this time with 14 senior players in the legal sector. Thank you to all who attended and for all your great contributions. The disruption being caused by AI Many employers around the table are seeing evidence of applications being fuelled by Chat GPT […]

Talking all things IC and engagement

16 May 2023
There is no better way to start the day than talking all things internal comms and engagement with a group of brilliant professionals over coffee and brekkie. Last Thursday, we had the pleasure of being joined by internal comms leaders from leading companies across the finance, travel, legal, retail, service and food industries. We hashed […]

Sinking our teeth into student engagement: Early talent breakfast download

27 April 2023
Last Thursday we sat down for breakfast with the heads of careers and talent from some of the leading companies in the financial, legal, retail, recruitment and technology industries to share insights and experience. We were also joined by Cambridge student Stephen, and future 106 intern Koy, who brought a much-needed Gen Z voice to […]

Bright Network: What do Graduates really want?

27 April 2023
This week saw the annual launch of the Bright Network (BN) report ‘What Students Want?’. A big thank you to the team at BN for another great presentation delivered by Adam Moore and Shelley Ogilvie and a lovely brekkie (although no HP Sauce?!!). Jayne Cullen, 106 Comms Early Careers Consultant reports on the findings along […]

The real cost for students in the cost of living crisis

27 April 2023
‘Cozzie livs’ – a classically sardonic Gen Z moniker – is not going away, and the name is the only amusing thing about this crisis which is posing a genuine threat to Gen Z’s mental health, wellbeing, and higher education. APPG’s Students Report Cost of Living Inquiry Multiple studies have been released in the last […]

Employee Engagement Summit Download

27 April 2023
As spring is slowly making itself known, an appropriate feeling of renewed energy and an outpouring of fresh ideas set the tone for the Engage Employee Summit at The Brewery. This is the Coachella of conferences – complete with a winding queue for entry and live music! – and it might just be one of […]
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