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Are Emoji Appropriate in Employee Communications?

Glean.info Blog

Already ubiquitous in online forums, emoji have spread into employee communications this year. With in-person contact either severely limited or completely eliminated, employees found connecting with colleagues extremely challenging during Covid-19 shut-downs.

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.

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Can corporate communications stay in the spotlight post-COVID?

PR Daily

Corporate affairs became fashionable again. Someone had to reassure the employees. Someone needed to communicate what to do in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak. And someone had to expedite the cadence of communications to public officials to near real time.

Importance of Corporate Communications

5W PR

While corporations have always been legal entities in their own right, new communication technologies have forced a change in the way companies communicate. In recent years, corporate images have faced more damage from a perceived lack of transparency than anything else.

The 2021 Employee Communications Priority: Promoting Covid-19 Vaccinations

Glean.info Blog

Convincing employees to accept Covid-19 vaccinations may become the most critical internal communications task of 2021. In a herculean effort, pharmaceutical companies will soon distribute vaccines to the public. A Roadmap for Employee Communications.

5 Crisis Communications Takeaways From Levi Strauss’s Corporate Affairs Team

PR Daily

Discover how executives at the iconic clothing brand reached employees after the COVID-19 pandemic began and what they learned in the process. With 2,800 retail locations globally and over 15,000 employees, Levi Strauss & Co.

How the pandemic is revealing the indispensable value of employee communication

PR Daily

An Italian study shows that communicators are poised to assume greater roles and responsibilities moving forward. Like all crises affecting companies, the COVID-19 emergency brought employee communication to the forefront — this time even more than usual.

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.

Elements of an Employee Social Media Policy

Glean.info Blog

Employee social media posting remains a perplexing issue for many organizations. Some fear their employees may post ill-advised, embarrassing, or confidential information. Private organizations attempting to develop social media policies for employees face a balancing act.

Why corporate communicators should abandon PowerPoint – and how to do it

PR Daily

Digital communication tools have become the superheroes of today’s remote workplace. However, if you’re a corporate communicator who’s facing time-sensitive productivity issues (and who isn’t?), It’s time to scrap the one-way, top-down presentation tools of yore.

PR And Communications Trends For 2021

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The year of COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, assorted climate disasters, and a historically divisive presidential contest has accelerated existing trends and opened up new ones for professional communicators. The stakes rise for employee engagement.

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What the data says about accelerating change for Black employee experiences

PR Daily

In the past six months, several research studies have benchmarked employee attitudes and recommended how companies can better support diverse employees and improve structural racism, both within organizations and society. Entry-level jobs are a revolving door for Black employees.

How PR Measures Corporate Reputation

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Most public relations professionals know that a company’s reputation can be big factor in its long-term success. A positive public perception helps inspire employees, recruit new talent, protect a brand from negative PR, and differentiate its offering from that of the competition. Measuring Corporate Reputation: Perception or Performance? Both the Harris Poll Reputation Quotient (RQ) and the Reputation Institute’s Reptrak survey the general public, while the U.S.

How are brands defining employee experience in core values statements?

PR Daily

The COVID-19 crisis has led many to claim that 2021 is the year of empathy and the employee experience is under more scrutiny than ever. Yet, is the pivot to place employees at the center of the organization being reflected in publicly available messages about company core values?

Corporate Reputation And The Whistleblower Culture

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Tom Mueller, who interviewed over 200 corporate whistleblowers for his book Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud , proclaims this “the age of the whistleblower.”. Often there are employees who received complaints directly or who heard about them.

Technology special feature for communicators

PR Daily

Communicators must continue to adapt to the changing needs of the workplace—from communicating to a dispersed workforce to fostering collaboration—and measuring your efforts. Arm yourself with the most effective technology suited to your needs to reach your communications goals in 2021.

‘The whole person’: Internal publication tells employee stories

PR Daily

Robert Half—a staffing agency—takes readers beyond the walls of work when it covers its employees, drawing lessons from their surfing, football and military experiences. “Half Times” is a publication of the staffing agency Robert Half. Though digital communication has finished off some internal magazines, others have found new life, as organizations move from stodgy corporate promotions to people pieces. I traveled the world,” the employee says. “We

Corporate communicators struggling with internal measurement—here are the obstacles

Agility PR Solutions

A large majority (84 percent) of communicators want to implement some form of measurement to determine employee engagement, but they say they often lack the budget and technological resources to do so, according to new research from internal email comms firm PoliteMail Software.

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

Corporate Ghosting: Can We Bust It?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

I’m talking about business or “corporate ghosting,” which can be just as infuriating and perplexing as its social equivalent. As outlined in a post by Sharon Jones , corporate ghosting seems to be on the rise. It wouldn’t be so annoying if corporate ghosting were ultra-rare, but it seems to happen more today than in years past. There are apparently lots of long vacations in our business, particularly for lucky communications officers in Western Europe.

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.

2021 resolutions for internal communicators

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Social Media & Digital Communications Virtual Conference ]. Internal communication is ultimately about building genuine relationships and understanding. In 2021, what’s stopping you from facilitating more consistent employee recognition?

4 unwritten commandments of the corporate communicator

Communications Conversations

Today’s corporate communicator has a legion of responsibilities. Everything from executive communications to media relations to employee communications falls under its umbrella. Corporate communicators must be good writers. We read about it on blogs and industry publications. I’ve come up with four unwritten “commandments” I believe play a key role for every corporate communicator. Or an employee.

3 purposeful steps corporate America can take to address racism

PR Daily

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. The good news is early indications show some corporations are stepping up.

How internal communications will change again in 2021

PR Daily

Given the trends, we may expect more weirdness and continued challenges for corporate communicators and employees alike. Evolving crises, changing plans, and executive decisions will have to be made, coordinated and communicated quickly. Think multi-channel and measured.

How Phillips 66 uses its mobile app to keep employees informed and engaged

PR Daily

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the company is looking at new ways to use existing internal communications channels. This dramatic shift has made the job of internal communicators even more challenging—and critical—than before.

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4 ways to communicate with those essential front-line employees

PR Daily

Many companies make communicating with non-desk employees a low priority. It’s a huge mistake not to engage your frontline employees in the vision and values of the company, in the brand promise the company makes to consumers, and what the brand stands for in the world. They are the very employees who deliver on your brand promise—or not. Direct managers tend to be the default channel for most communication with this group.

Brexit – 12 immediate actions for PR, corporate communications and public affairs professionals

Stuart Bruce

Public relations, corporate communications, public affairs and corporate affairs professionals will have an essential role in helping employers and clients to navigate this period of momentous change. Reassure customers, employees, suppliers and other stakeholders. corporate communications Crisis Communications Politics Public Affairs public relations Reputation Management Brexit EU European Union

How To Engage Millennials In Corporate Social Responsiblity

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Whether you’re a nonprofit targeting donors or a corporation trying to build customer and employee engagement through a giving program, there is one group of consumers who stand out — millennials. Many are adopting new CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programs or changing existing campaigns programs to ensure greater relevance to rising generations of customers and partners. When it comes to philanthropy, Americans are a generous bunch.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards finalists

PR Daily

PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards finalists championed causes and initiatives that improved their communities, countries and the world, and communicated about them in compelling ways. Employee Volunteer Program. Build-O-Rama, Gates Corporation.

Top 7 Communication Resources

Critical Mention

As PR pros work from home, now is a good time for them to sharpen their communication and public relations skills through educational resources. Even though many public meetings, events and conferences have been canceled, communication is still evolving.

Public Relations Holiday-Checklist

Critical Mention

Employees go on vacations, some travel to visit loved ones and others use the time as a break from work. Considering those annual changes, it’s important to prepare for the PR and communication changes that come with the holiday season. Start by making a list of your employees who’ll be out of the office during the holidays. Then, direct their clients to an employee who will be available during that time. Much of today’s communication happens on social media.

Should the Public Relations Report to the CEO or CMO?

Sword and the Script

That speaks to the well-rounded nature and problem-solving capabilities of the professional communicator. While a problem solver can be productive in almost any organizational structure, communicators often find themselves reporting up through marketing channels.

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Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

I was surprised to get a Facebook request from my company ( Six Degrees PR ) to join its Page named “Six Degrees PR bunker.” I never thought that any company would step up to connect and engage with its employees through a private Facebook Page – this was quite a surprise to me. I believe that the idea behind creating this Page was to get the employees under one platform to engage with them and understand their needs and concerns. Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

10 corporate writing crimes

PR Daily

Corporate communicators with years in the trenches are all too familiar with seeing writing transgressions every day. In corporate communications, “writing for your audience” often takes a back seat to politics and the whims of executives. In a corporate environment, it can be tough to remember that the audience is the “end user” of what you’ve written. Using "corporate" verbs. Good communicators know the importance of “starting with the why.”

5 Things to Know About Corporate Communications

5W PR

The world of communication is constantly evolving, thanks to ever-more innovative technology. Today, people have more than one way to communicate with their friends, family, and even colleagues. Whether it’s through social media, instant messaging, video chat, or phone, the key to better corporate communication in the workplace is knowing how to set a standard for consistent and clear conversations. Corporate & Technology corporate communications

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 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.

Share your organization’s commitment to diversity, public health and more

PR Daily

Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. The post Share your organization’s commitment to diversity, public health and more appeared first on PR Daily. Crisis Communications Employee Engagement Marketing Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards corporate social responsibility awards CSR awardsDon’t miss the late submission deadline on May 31.

Aflac’s comms senior VP: ‘Communicators need to be the calm in the chaos’

PR Daily

Most seasoned communicators have managed a crisis at least once in their career and are prepared for a single-impact incident, such as a natural disaster, an act of terrorism, an oil spill or a corporate scandal. VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ].