Get your employee game face on

The average 21-year-old has spent 2,000 to 3,000 hours reading books and more than three times that playing video games. That makes the average Millennial very close to being a gaming expert!

So, why should this matter?

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Launching #MoreThanData to Investec staff

icandi CQ recently conceptualised and implemented an innovative internal communication campaign for Investec Private Banking, using a live streaming, pop-up radio station as the central channel to launch Investec’s #MoreThanData marketing campaign, for young professionals, to staff. The job at hand was to land the marketing campaign so that staff would not only be aware […]

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What’s the forecast for Internal Communications in 2017?

The good news is that 2016 is over. The great news is that 2017 has some exciting new trends and developments that will likely bring Internal Communications into the spotlight. So get ready to shine in 2017. Have a look at our forecast to see what’s in store for Internal Communications in 2017. PS: If […]

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There’s no i in engagement

Employee engagement is not new. What is changing, is how we consider, drive and measure engagement. In this article we take a closer look at how the traditional engagement model is moving towards a collective engagement model. Hint: think more “we” and less “me”…

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Say I do: employee engagement

Employee engagement is an ongoing talking point across all organisations we work with at icandi CQ. And it should be. Read this article and find out what we really mean when we say ‘put a ring on employee engagement’ . Find out why employee engagement matters in your world, how as a communicator you impact employee […]

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Why leaders need to talk the walk

Human conversations are at the heart of business conversations. Yet, many leaders lack the skill to communicate authentically with their employees. And more often than not, believe that communication is owned and led by their communication team. Read more here to find out how, as a communicator, you can shape a conversation culture, support leadership […]

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Internal communication in 2015

More speed, more impact The fundamentals of what internal communicators do will always be the same – shaping and curating conversations. What is changing is the landscape. In a time when companies are facing immense change and uncertainty, the role of internal communication in the change process is greater than ever before. The communicator of […]

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Melcrum 2014: day 1

After a turbulent flight and three train swaps in peak hour London morning public transport traffic, I arrived at exCel London anxious and excited to engage with communicators from across the globe. They, like me, had gathered to celebrate smarter internal communication and find guidance, through best practice examples, as to how we can differentiate […]

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IABC 2012: Day 1

icandiCQ strategist, Tracy Kirchhoffer is in Chicago attending the IABC 2012 World Conference. Follow her on twitter @icandiCQ and stay connected with daily posts on strategic communication, research and ‘all that jazz’… Day 1: Sunday in the city of Chicago was beautiful and buzzing with people having a wonderful time. I didn’t get to do […]

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