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How internal communicators can help bolster corporate recruiting

PR Daily

Communicators play a key role here. Here’s how you can help spearhead change and bolster your corporate recruiting efforts: Review your employer brand. RELATED: Attend our Internal Communications and Culture Next Practices Virtual Conference ].

Top 2021 internal communication trends

PR Daily

And yet the prospect of a new year—even with a frightening pandemic still very much in high gear—offers a bit of hope for communicators around the world. But what do we have to show for all the social media solidarity and bold corporate statements? Over to you, communicators.

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2021 resolutions for internal communicators

PR Daily

Here are a handful of resolutions to jot down to ensure you hit specific internal comms targets instead of wandering aimlessly. RELATED: Join us for our Social Media & Digital Communications Virtual Conference ]. Is your leadership team reflective of your public commitments?

9 steps for developing your internal communications plan

PR Daily

Here is a nine-step approach to creating your internal communications plan: 1. Measurement transforms internal communications from a shot in the dark to an effective management tool. RELATED: Are you one of the Rising Stars or Communicators of the Year? ].

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 to use data to effectively communicate internal changes

PR Daily

That’s how many communicators felt during the pandemic as many had to send messages to large audiences about the changes their organizations were going through. Communicating change is difficult, and communicating change during a pandemic is as tough as it gets.

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?

Corporate email: Too much of too much

PR Daily

Corporate communicators sent 72% more emails in 2020 than they did in 2019, according to a new study by PoliteMail. Emails have become a part of our corporate experience, not necessarily our preference in the corporate experience.

6 top concerns for corporate communications leaders

PR Daily

A new report reveals what keeps communicators up at night. What’s on the minds of corporate communications executives? The Reputation Institute performed an analysis to identify trends and discover what leaders around the world care most about, their challenges and opportunities, and how corporate reputation impacts their roles and the companies they represent. Here are the six top concerns for communications leaders: 1.

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.

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.

What General Mills’ restructuring means for the future of corporate comms

PR Daily

Last week, General Mills announced a restructure to their corporate communications team. What was once a single, traditional corporate communications team will now become three teams overseen by one leader: Internal and employee experience team.

3 Steps to a Data-Driven Internal Communications Plan in 2021

PRSay

As you think about your internal communications plans for 2021, you must first recognize the challenges and changes that occurred in 2020. Often, a communication audit is recommended before starting any major yearly planning. The communication channels.

What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External

PRSay

Hackers can also find and release damaging internal correspondence and documents. ” So, what are the best ways to lessen the potential negative impacts of your internal communications going external? Make sure you invest in secure communications systems and training (don’t assume your employees know better than to click that “reset password” link in that shady email), and create a corporate culture that values your staff.

What it takes to make your corporate podcast shine

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Social Media & Digital Communications Virtual Conference ]. Learn more podcasting tips from Carmen Collins and gain crucial comms insights from a slew of other expert speakers at Ragan’s upcoming Internal Comms & Culture Best Practices virtual conference.

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.

PR fundamentals help deliver on corporate charity initiatives during the pandemic

PR Daily

Since we have our own race on our mind, let’s use the “RACE” model for a helpful framework to build out a pandemic-proof corporate charity event: research, action, communication, evaluation. Communication: Brand it to spark engagement.

Cruise lines embrace CDC restrictions amid government fight, P&G works to overcome Apple’s privacy measures, and eBay removes auction for art made in Japanese internment camp

PR Daily

Hello, Communicators: Facebook is adding additional labels to posts that appear in News Feeds that identify the posts as “public official,” “fan page” and “satire.”. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS. CRISIS LEADERSHIP NETWORK. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS.

5 Ways To Raise Your Internal PR Game

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Earlier this week, we made the case for raising your internal PR game. The technological and social changes over the past few years have both made internal communications more important, and also opened up opportunities to revolutionize it. Still, companies are dragging their feet in this aspect of corporate communications. 5 ways to raise internal PR standards. Experts urge the use of a single employee communications platform to prevent fatigue.

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? Leadership in action. What does leadership look like at this time?

Creating an internal task force around return to the workplace

PR Daily

A look at how communicators are navigating this complex issue. Back-to-the-workplace planning teams should represent diverse internal demographics as well, says Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

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

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.

Join us at Facebook HQ for the latest internal comms strategies

PR Daily

Communicators at Facebook place this principle at the forefront of everything they do—and they want to share their strategies with you. Join them at their Menlo Park, California headquarters for the Internal Communications & Employee Engagement Summit at Facebook , July 30–31. Take advantage of the latest tools and technology available to communicators. Proactively prepare your staff for crises and protect your corporate reputation.

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

PR Daily

The onus is on communicators to craft messaging that resonates with people from a range of backgrounds, ages, experience levels, geographic locations and proficiencies. If you want people to consume your communications, make every message simple and straightforward. Keep it simple.

Business bunk and other corporate ‘wisdom’ to ignore

PR Daily

The corporate world is rife with bad advice and wonky wisdom. RELATED: Join us in California for the Best Practices for Internal Communications an Culture Conference ]. But try carrots before sticks to build internal alliances.

5 ways to tap the power of frontline managers in your communications chain

PR Daily

Three experts describe how they increased the communications effectiveness of their managers. Frontline managers are an essential element in any organization’s communications chain. They shared five internal communications challenges , and the ways in which they’re overcoming them.

Join Mark Ragan in San Diego for his Internal Communications Leadership Forum

PR Daily

Most employee communicators are chained to their desks. That''s why Mark Ragan created the Internal Communications Leadership Forum. You''ll exchange ideas, solve problems, network and benchmark your communication programs. International Flavors & Fragrances. Panasonic Avionics Corporation. They see the same people, write the same copy, attend the same boring meetings day after merciless day.

Corporate communications 101, courtesy of Tesla

PR Daily

Tesla is known for cutting-edge technology, but its communications savvy is advanced, too. If you’re wondering why the Tesla story hasn’t exploded as the Uber scandal did, check out this response from Tesla’s internal communications team: “The topics raised in this meeting were followed up directly with those willing to discuss,” a Tesla representative told Business Insider. “We I do know they don’t have a communications department problem.

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.

5 ways Microsoft boosts engagement and internal culture

PR Daily

Create a communications cadence. Unite through internally viral video. Just about every organization these days is embracing the need to boost employee engagement and internal culture. Know—and have leaders communicate—your values. Communicate regularly on those values.

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 !

Your Half-Year PR Leadership Checklist: 7 Important Reminders for Communicators

PR News

Which is to say: you still have another five solid months to make this your best year ever as a communicator. The post Your Half-Year PR Leadership Checklist: 7 Important Reminders for Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. Corporate Responsibility Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations Media Training Research Social Media Staffing and Management branding crisis diversity measurement media relations social media

Avoiding Communication Fatigue as Coronavirus Separates Workforce

PRSay

Combined, these factors are changing our communication habits. . But as folks gather up essentials, stage their home offices and practice using webcam services like Zoom, they also have to prepare mentally for the resulting change in interpersonal communication.

‘Messy is the new credibility’: How to communicate in a noisy world

PR Daily

Kristin Graham sees a new paradigm shift that will lift all communicators. She just left her powerful role as Principal of Culture & Communications at Amazon to launch a consultancy to help organizations and business professionals improve communication and productivity.

The 2021 Employee Communications Priority: Promoting Covid-19 Vaccinations

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Convincing employees to accept Covid-19 vaccinations may become the most critical internal communications task of 2021. Only a determined internal communications effort, done in concert with HR and company leadership, can persuade the majority of employees to accept the vaccine.

How communicators can learn to speak ‘CEO’

PR Daily

It’s more essential than ever for communicators to become strategic advisors to corporate execs, but that means they must become fluent in subjects that matter to business leaders. Not according to some communications leaders. Proponents of the integrated communications model, wizards who blend the tactics of marketing and media relations with content creation and brand journalism, argue that communicators should be treated as strategic advisors.

How to communicate with purposeful precision during COVID-19

PR Daily

How you treat and communicate with workers during this crisis will be seared into their memories—for better or worse. A new guide from Staffbase and Ragan Communications offers sound advice for those eager to make the most of this crucial messaging moment.

Chats with Chip: Ryan Williams on Internal Communications and Measurement

Media Bullseye

The most recent episode of Chats with Chip featured a conversation about internal communications and measurement with Ryan Williams , a partner with Tekara Effectiveness. Ryan, who has 20 years of experience in this field, illuminated trends, difficulties, and advantages of formulating a regular plan to measure and implement internal communication tactics. Despite the positives of internal communications strategies, Ryan recognizes the difficulties.

IHG’s Michael Torres on Communications and Leadership

PRSay

The impact of the digital revolution on the traditional communications profession has been well documented. And for communicators, the opportunity to credibly engage is boundless. Torres advised communicators to become a “go to” person in their organization, not a “go do” person. IHG’s legacy employee communication platform had extremely low engagement. She previously interned in corporate communications at Arby’s Restaurant Group and at several Columbia, S.C.-based