A virtual trust fall:Keeping trust at the heart of your internal comms strategy

22 July 2021
As we move into a new phase of hybrid working environments, we must keep our internal communications healthy and strong to maintain mutual trust and ensure the wellbeing of every employee and ultimately the organisation.   The weekly company update that once got half-hearted glance gained significance in the pandemic when internal communications became vital for organisations to navigate their way through the volatile pandemic […]
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How a young millennial finally understood the big deal about company purpose.

15 September 2021
Late to the party: How a young millennial finally understood the big deal about company purpose   When I started my internship at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in autumn, 2016, I didn’t know what I was in for. Having spent the previous five years working in and managing cafés and teaching piano […]

Get Real School Leaver Insight Series – Part I

10 September 2021
The Get Real School Leaver Insight Series was created to give early careers recruiters more specific insights into School Leavers.  This is all done in partnership with our friends at Not Going To Uni. Across the course of June and July, Jayne Cullen, our Head of Student Marketing, met with early careers recruiters at a […]

Insight into the Future of Work Trends

01 September 2021
The rapid change in work trends go well beyond the question of ‘2 days in and 3 days out, or 3 days in and 2 days out?’. Trends that were emerging before Covid have gained momentum as the pandemic accelerated the integration of new technologies and communication tools into our work processes. The IoIC released […]

See if your student marketing is truly inclusive with our Inclusive Brand Audit.

27 August 2021
Launching the 106 Communications Inclusive Brand Audit for Student Marketing. In a recent webinar, 106 Communications met with a range of employers and Careers Services to talk about how to make your student marketing more inclusive. Some key things that we identified were: #1 – Building your brand around cultural capital, i.e. your brand understands […]

From Words to Actions: Getting Your Team Engaged with ESG

18 August 2021
For the past 18 months we have been focussed on the immediate threat of the coronavirus and the Extinction Rebellion protests of 2019 feel like a distant memory.    But that’s all changing…   The release of the IPCC report this month warning of a Code Red for humanity is the first jolt to bring climate change back to the top of the agenda. […]

Get ready for amazing virtual campus experiences

12 August 2021
106 Communications is a marketing agency that helps ambitious brands transform engagement.  Our clients range from NGDP – the Local Government Association graduate scheme – to the NHS, Laing O’Rourke and Enterprise Rent A Car. Right now, we are planning an autumn season that is set to be a hybrid of employer events; blending in-person […]

Lack of confidence in early careers

28 July 2021
Lack of confidence – is this one of the problems with hiring more diverse talent? We are in a market where we as recruiters are facing a deluge of applications largely due to the pandemic and the combination of latent demand from graduates 2020 with those graduating now. Yet, despite this surge in applications we […]

Woah! A Pandemic! Help I’m only a student!

28 July 2021
Swept up by the pandemic and still swimming – what can you learn from a student pandemic experience? How it hit us (Spoiler: Hard!) I remember when Covid-19 started. The hand-washing posters going up glares when someone coughed in the library, the thinning numbers on campus. It was so surreal. My friends and I thought […]

Cultural Capital

13 July 2021
Practical steps to grow your cultural capital: Audience insight – it is everything if you want to build cultural capital. Global flex – of course, so many companies work in a global context; so it’s important to think about how your cultural capital flexes across countries. Use of language – this is not simply about […]
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