Communication styles

Should you ever use kisses in work emails?

The headline of this piece is likely to prompt a simple, one-word answer: ‘Noooooooooooooo!’

Cancel culture is putting dialogue in crisis

There is a crisis in dialogue at the moment, which has seeped from wider society into companies and organisations.

How to support employees with dyslexia

Even a learning need as common as dyslexia, which affects up to one in 10 people in the UK, is frequently misunderstood and stereotyped.

Lessons on effective communication from air traffic control

There are few careers where communication skills aren’t essential. Communicating is how we agree priorities, provide updates, manage expectations and innovate. But as something we do every day, we’re...

Employees prefer to communicate via video calls

Video calling has become the go-to method for conducting meetings during lockdown, but new research by HR magazine finds employees want to continue communicating via video post-pandemic.

Internal comms terminology divides the workforce

Many moons ago the terms “white collar” and “blue collar” were commonly used. But this blatant divide between office and manual workers created a negativity which saw many consider blue collar workers...

HR magazine tries... Acting techniques for storytelling

Rachel Muller-Heyndyk learns how to be a better storyteller and communicator, as part of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama’s programme of acting techniques for HR and L&D professionals