Breaking Down Silos: Strategies to Improve How Internal and External Comms Work Together

Internal and external comms have traditionally been separate disciplines, with their own sets of strategies, audiences and channels. And the lines between HR and communications have been notoriously hard to blur. Learn from a finalist for the 2022 Ragan’s Platinum HR Awards and others how they’re breaking down silos and optimizing workflows with a “mixternal mindset” and cross-departmental tools today’s hybrid workplace. You’ll hear:

  • The power of joining forces: Firsthand lessons from a former PR and marketing pro turned internal comms strategist
  • New strategies for breaking down working silos between HR, PR, internal and executive communications to ensure consistent messaging, deeper buy-in and greater efficiencies (hint: it starts with goal setting and metrics)
  • Deep dive into how others are transforming and integrating their intranets, employee forums, broadcasts and messaging to connect employees—and departments
  • Ideas for partnering with non-comms departments like marketing, sales, finance and IT
  • Jennifer Sanchez
    Director of Communications, Interim Assistant Vice President
    University of Miami