There is a midlife crisis in workplaces everywhere. There are millions of over 50s who are economically inactive and are unwilling to return because they are not understood or supported at work. Are internal communicators unwittingly colluding with other organisational functions to create and promote workplace cultures which are toxic for the over 50s, because we don't make the effort to properly understand them?
Knowledge has a price tag
The explosion of philanthropy in knowledge sharing and support which many internal communicators experienced in the early days of the pandemic is over, and paid for online events are now making a comeback. Knowledge has a price tag, but it should be one that everyone working in internal communication is able to pay.