Mastering Employee Communications with Christine Robertson from Seagate

If you're a good internal communicator, you prioritize your employee voice and put them in the center of everything you do.

Attention all HR professionals! On the newest episode of Talent Development Think Tank, I sit down with the incredible Christine Robertson to discuss the profound influence of effective internal communication on employee commitment and overall business performance. We'll decode the collaborative efforts of HR and communication departments in bolstering seamless workflow and explore the power of genuine, open, and forward-thinking communication for organizational success.

Christine Robertson discovered her passion for internal communications while working as a graduate intern at Hewlett Packard. She honed her skills in various roles, including sales and channel enablement, before realizing that internal communications was where her heart truly lay. Christine found great satisfaction in helping employees navigate their work environment and achieve their best, ultimately considering them as family.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover the crucial impact of internal communication on employee engagement and business outcomes.
  • Master the art of crafting tailored messages to engage specific stakeholders effectively.
  • Unveil the essential role HR and communication teams play in orchestrating smooth workflow.
  • Understand leadership's indispensable function in steering productive communication.
  • Unlock the secrets to achieving transparency, vulnerability, and proactiveness in all communications.


About Christine Robertson

Christine Robertson is an accomplished Internal Communications Manager at Seagate Technologies with a passion for employee engagement and business objectives. Christine's extensive 16-year career has seen her work closely with the CHRO and various tech companies, supporting them through executive communications and organizational updates. Her marketing background and keen ear for what employees need have allowed her to create and implement compelling communication programs. Christine's unwavering focus on improving the people experience and her keen understanding of different audiences make her a highly respected figure in the world of HR communications.


Christine Robertson
Christine Robertson

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Andy Storch is an author, consultant, coach, speaker and facilitator on a mission to get the most out of life and inspire others to do the same. He is the author of the book, Own Your Career Own Your Life, which is designed to help professionals stop drifting and take control of their futures. Andy is also the host of three podcasts, including The Talent Development Hot Seat; Own Your Career; and My NFT Journey. He is the co-founder and host of The Talent Development Think Tank Conference and Community as well as the host of the Talent Development Virtual Summit. Andy has consulted and taught strategy, sales, leadership, finance, and innovation to business leaders all over the world including companies like, Oracle, Google, Toyota, State Farm, Red Bull, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, HP, Sony, Cisco, Tiffany & Co and others. Andy holds an MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business where he served as President of the MBA program and a BS from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) His purpose is to love and support his family and to impact the world by inspiring people to stop drifting, take control and live life with Intention. He is a husband and father of two kids and lives in Orlando, Florida, USA.