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How to turn virtual teams into real communities

PR Daily

While many of these changes have been positive, one challenge that we see with many of our coaching clients has to do with their internal cultures The feeling of belonging to a community and a “team” is dwindling. The importance of community.

ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities

PR Daily

ESPN’s campaign to empower employees to help, mentor, teach train and serve their neighbors took the ribbon for Best Volunteer Program honors in PR Daily’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. The post ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities appeared first on PR Daily.

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When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

PR Daily

Having a strong foundation for why you are doing what you are doing is crucial for having a cohesive story around D&I, says Jo McRell, diversity communications lead for Facebook. 17 during Ragan’s The Communicator’s Role in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Virtual Conference.

How to prepare corporate statements ahead of the Derek Chauvin verdict

PR Daily

As White House aides work on a statement for President Joe Biden to deliver once the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial is rendered, so, too, are communications and diversity consultants advising the private sector on talking with employees.

3 purposeful steps corporate America can take to address racism

PR Daily

Action—not words alone—is the only way the business community can move forward. Each individually is challenging but together they create a perfect storm, a trifecta of circumstances that combined could have a devastating impact on corporate America.

PR fundamentals help deliver on corporate charity initiatives during the pandemic

PR Daily

Though this year was a difficult one for many, it is now more important than ever to come together (metaphorically) as a community and support each other. Agencies of all sizes can implement a workplace charity initiative and give back to their communities.

ESPN, Discovery Education, Ketchum among the winners in Corporate Social Responsibility awards

PR Daily

Communicators showcased their ability to influence public opinion, tackle tough issues and give back to their audiences in PR Daily’s most recent awards program. As VP of corporate citizenship, he exceeded his 2020 goal of enabling 1 million kids’ access to sports by reaching 1.7

Join the #PRStudChat Community for a State of Healthcare Communications Twitter Chat on February 17th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat community will participate in a Twitter chat discussion focused the state of healthcare communications. We’ve invited a few special guests to join our discussion who will share their expertise on healthcare issues and the many advancements that we’ve seen in communications. Dana Lewis created and moderates #hcsm, the international healthcare & social media community on Twitter that meets Sunday nights at 8pm CT.

10 tips to establish a consistent, captivating corporate tone of voice

PR Daily

Every company is a unique community shaped by quirks, habits, preferences and pet peeves. The onus is on communicators to craft messaging that resonates with people from a range of backgrounds, ages, experience levels, geographic locations and proficiencies. Keep it simple. Be direct.

Celebrating the PR Profession’s LGBTQ Community

PRSay

Let’s recognize the power of public relations to shape ideas and forge opinion,” said Galloway, vice president of communications for Wells Fargo Bank and chair of the PRSA 2020 International Conference. “PR Increasingly, corporate cultures encourage employees to be their authentic selves.

Corporate Communications is Taking More PR Work In-House, finds Survey; Media Relations Gets Even Harder

Sword and the Script

Corporate communications departments are taking more work in-house. Some 47% of respondents said they’ve observed more PR work being taken in-house, according to the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey (full report embedded below). This year’s survey polled 223 communications and public relations (PR) professionals. Some 68% of respondents report holding in-house communication roles and 90% have 10 years or more experience in the industry.

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4 Corporate Communications Lessons From Hurricane Harvey

PRSay

As a corporate communicator who, like others, nervously and helplessly watched the water rise, I learned about the parallels that can be drawn between the historic flood and how companies respond to their own crises. In corporate settings, outside crisis management experts can use their mental and physical distance from a crisis to see it clearly. Fortunately, nonprofits and religious communities helped organize relief efforts and connected volunteers with families in need.

5 Thought Leadership Trends That Will Impact Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Thought leadership is a tested concept that works. So what should you know about thought leadership as it is today? Let's look at the top thought leadership trends that impact strategy and how you need to respond to these trends. What You Need to Know About Thought Leadership Strategy. Before we get into what trends could affect your thought leadership strategy, let's discuss the basics of thought leadership and why every brand should use it.

Addressing diversity through mentorship and better communication

PR Daily

Communicators can help their organizations have difficult conversations by being facilitators, creating safe forums, and by investing in mentorship programs. Courtney Newell, founder and CEO of Crowned Marketing and Communication s, says that the first step is owning past missteps.

How PR Pros Can Build Epic Personal Branding For Corporate Leadership

Rock the Status Quo

Like fluffy yellow chicks marching in line after their mama, many companies are stuck in push marketing tactics of the past, favoring carefully crafted, conservative external messaging and expecting their executives to rigidly follow corporate directives when it comes to having (or not having) a digital voice. Consider ways to expand editorial placements with personal branding campaigns for c-suite leadership and your subject matter experts !

How to communicate during civil unrest

PR Daily

Communicators, you are essential personnel. That puts communicators in a precarious position, weighing several options: Do you email a generic “solidarity and equality” message internally? Do you carry on communicating about your products and services as though the world’s not on fire?

Discord and Reddit grapple with ‘WallStreetBets’ communities, Activision Blizzard defends DE&I hiring initiatives, and Twitter rebrands to embrace ‘real’ conversations

PR Daily

Also: Communciators’ most hated corporate jargon, the future of streaming services, Target and other retailers cut ties with coconut milk supplier, and more. Here are today’s top stories: Discord and Reddit address ‘WallStreetBets’ community. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

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Make your Corporate Social Responsibility Awards entry a winner

PR Daily

Do you want to earn recognition for your corporate social responsibility efforts? We asked winners from PR Daily’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards to share their insight about their submissions, the challenges they faced when executing their work, and how winning an award benefitted them. Aurora Organic Dairy’s Corporate Citizenship Report receives high praise. Aurora Organic Dairy publishes a corporate citizenship report every two years.

Is kind leadership an oxymoron?

PR in High Definition

Why isn’t kindness desirable in the leadership community? It’s clear to see why the default path for leadership is often being as cut-throat with your employees as you are with your competitors, but it’s not the only way to be. The post Is kind leadership an oxymoron?

Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards finalists

PR Daily

This past year has had its share of crises and obstacles—and internal communications was not spared. Entrants in Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards never cease to amaze, though. We received a flurry of incredible internal communications work from the past year.

Uber pledges to double Black leadership, Kroger releases COVID-19 comms ‘blueprint,’ and Trader Joe’s addresses ‘racist packaging’

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: . Home Depot announced that it’s requiring all customers to wear masks in its United States locations, starting July 22: To help protect our associates, customers and communities, we’re taking an important step and requiring customers to wear masks in all U.S.

How communicators are giving back during COVID-19

PR Daily

Here’s a look at how several organizations are giving back to their community, industry and workforce. I reached out to all of you in the communications community for some good news to balance that deluge. Baranczyk, corporate communications strategist at J.J.

5 ways to get purposeful communication right during the COVID crisis

PR Daily

Invest in clear, consistent, integrated communications as an essential part of your social purpose plan. Transparency is important, and your messages should be aligned across departments and driven from your senior leadership team. 8 for our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference ].

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Why—and how—communicators should bolster their business IQ

PR Daily

Most communicators are not quite fluent in financials. But if you’d like to secure a better, more influential seat at the corporate decision-making table, it’s time to beef up your brass-tacks business savvy. Leadership Communications PR Industry The Workplace

What are the key skillsets for internal communicators in 2021 and beyond? 6 comms pros share their views

PR Daily

Here’s what professional communicators should prioritize this year. The communication profession is at a fascinating crossroads. The corporate weight and authority given to the job is rising. What will it take for communicators to keep increasing their influence in 2021?

How communicators can help in discussing racial injustice

PR Daily

I believe that one of the most important things that’s missing is open, honest and transparent dialogue with the victim, family, community, political leaders and the police department,” says Reid. “I

How to offer ‘greater good’ in your COVID-19 communications

PR Daily

With many organizations looking to offer help to their communities, it’s crucial to communicate these efforts in a way that feels authentic and thoughtful. The current coronavirus crisis is dominating the news media, as well as brand communications.

How to measure the impact of communications during COVID-19

PR Daily

It enables an organization to stay in touch with community stakeholders and participate in the conversation around an all-consuming crisis. Jennifer Rankin-Byrne, Vice President of Corporate Communications for PBS.

J&J stresses ‘open communication’ after vaccine pause, a quarter of U.S employers provide vaccine access, and Pinterest ends employee NDAs for discrimination claims

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: Executives from three-dozen Michigan-based companies, including Ford and General Motors, issued a joint statement against proposed voting bills that will make it harder to vote in Michigan and other states. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK.

8 Corporate Communications Tips for Hiring a PR Firm

Sword and the Script

Hiring a PR firm for the corporate communications mix is a sizable undertaking but it usually boils down to picking the right people. That’s not by accident, and though I’ve managed a half-dozen or so firms in my tenure, including international firms, I tend to favor a smaller shops, that are nimble, highly responsive, provide access to the firm’s leadership and by virtue of being a small business, have some of their own skin in the game. by Frank Strong.

Lowe’s new top communicator addresses tech, DE&I and the post-COVID era

PR Daily

Here’s what Ben Boyd, VP of internal and external communications for the home improvement chain starting Oct. He’s been announced as the new top communicator for Lowe’s, leaving his role at BCW to take on a different kind of challenge, one that has him buzzing about the future.

The perils of treating DE&I as a communications issue

PR Daily

As part of Communications Week, communicators share what it means to be authentic and transparent on race and equity in the workplace. 19 panel called “How Brands Can Authentically Connect with Both Consumers and Employees,” part of Communications Week 2020. “I’m

9 Great Ideas from Award-Winning Communicators

PR News

Brands, in an effort to get out a shareable tweet or a super-likeable post, are often caught in a daily trap of shallow engagement with its communities. The post 9 Great Ideas from Award-Winning Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. Corporate Responsibility Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations Research Social Media Staffing and Management branding collaboration leadership measurement platinum pr silos trendsetting

How comms services providers see the future of communications

PR Daily

We asked our community of vendors and agencies how they see the future of the PR world after COVID-19. What’s next for communications after COVID-19? Communicating with content that’s authentic, personal and highly visual is the best way to continue to reach your audience.”.

Purpose-driven communication is hard: ‘There are no short-cuts’

PR Daily

Porter Novelli’s Ayanna Robinson implores communicators to use their influence to move the needle on issues that matter to their communities. Do not settle for ‘communications lite’,” says Robinson. There’s a lot of opportunity now to rethink our approach to communications.”

How communicators can change their organization’s objectives

PR Daily

It’s a fundamental change in the way businesses are talking about themselves—and an attempt by corporate leaders to stay relevant as society looks ahead to the future of work. However, it’s just a footnote in the decades-long battle communicators have been fighting to address the complexity of the American economy. Can corporations, facing regulation and political challenges from both parties, convince the public that they are good for America’s future?

Social media is the top channel in external communications, Ragan survey reveals

PR Daily

McMillon and Walmart have been engaging with an online community for years, allowing it to adjust quickly to pandemic-related crisis communications. Not every organization is so assured, a Ragan Communications survey revealed. Leadership Communications PR Industry Social Media

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Communicators Can Help Americans Vote in 2020

PRSay

With voting rules varying from state to state, communicators can help Americans understand the logistics of receiving and casting their ballots, according to representatives of voting-rights organizations who participated in an Oct. Thought Leadership diversity and inclusion voting

Relationship Advice: Your Nonprofit Organization and Building Community Organization Partnerships

Waxing UnLyrical

There have been plenty of “check presentation and handshake photo opportunity” moments with nonprofit organization and corporate leaders publicized, but then we don’t see anything develop either before or after that standalone Kodak moment. Now, in our culture, we are seeing the mutually beneficial advantages of establishing and maintaining a relationship between a nonprofit organization and corporate business. Empower your community and employees together.

3 tactics for communicators to promote gender parity

PR Daily

For too many, however, that’s where the corporate exercise has stalled. In the rush to teach employees about unconscious bias, internal communicators and HR directors focused first on measuring perception changes and participation rates in activities such as workshops, surveys and special events including Women’s History Month. Undeterred, women in communications are now driving ambitious responses to gender inequity. Leadership Communications The Workplace