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2021 resolutions for internal communicators

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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 ].

Why can’t employee communications be exciting?

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PepsiCo Foods’ Joan Cetera chips away at outdated notions of internal comms. It was about 365 days ago that Joan Cetera was called into the first of what would be hundreds of COVID-19 team calls among the designated crisis chiefs of staff across PepsiCo’s global footprint.

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How internal communications will change again in 2021

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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 internal communicators can manage and mitigate bad company reviews

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Just as marketers know that consumer reviews will not always be all goodness and light, communicators, recruiters and executives have to accept that sometimes, despite all good intentions and efforts, employees have a lousy work experience. Actually read employee reviews.

3 Steps for Effective Crisis Communications Management

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A communications crisis can be one of the most difficult situations in your career. Crisis preparedness, internal education and having the right tools can aid you before a crisis hits. Here are three steps for effective crisis communications management: 1.

How employee communications technologies are enabling ‘continuous listening’

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Dramatically increased interaction on real-time connectivity platforms lets communicators collect vital data on the workforce’s state of mind. This kind of constant engagement has become even more important in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. Continuous employee feedback.

How video bolsters your internal communications

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With more employees working from home due to COVID-19 concerns, video is becoming increasingly valuable for internal communications. Video offers many benefits for internal communications, even in ordinary times–and these are anything but. Team communications.

Engaging employees during extraordinary times

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Learn how to preserve your workplace culture, keep stakeholders engaged in a time of crisis and craft messaging that inspires trust in leadership, all of which will make the difference in the months ahead. Has there ever been a more crucial time for internal communicators?

Guidance for managing employee relations during COVID-19

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A lawyer shares advice for engaging employees and protecting your business during these difficult days. When crisis strikes, such as a pandemic, the most important thing employers can do is to plan for employee and customer safety and operational continuity.

COVID-19: What?s changed (and has not) about internal communication

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More people than ever are working from home, which is profoundly altering the business landscape for communication professionals and the audiences with whom we communicate. FREE DOWNLOAD: Employee pulse survey template ]. Is your communication linked to new performance goals?

What will internal communications look like in 2021?

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Katie Liston, head of marketing for Contact Monkey, shared some key findings from a recent global survey of internal communicators. With the events of 2020 reshaping so much of the employee experience, it’s no surprise that the internal communications world was transformed as well.

What can data predict about employee engagement in 2021?

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A recent report from Staffbase dives into some major trends that internal communicators should know as they plan for the year ahead. While 2020 posed plenty of challenges to internal communicators, it also presented a huge opportunity to earn a seat at the table with senior leadership.

Employee engagement takes a hit after months of crisis

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Employee engagement was at a historic high in May. However, the drop does not correspond to the percentage of employees who are “actively disengaged.” The top piece of advice from the data, per Gallup, is an emphasis on clear communication of expectations.

How to use podcasts to reach essential internal audiences

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Whooshkaa CMO Noor Hammad shares how the popular digital audio format can be used to engage remote employees and make important messages stick. Podcasts are immensely popular—but that’s not biggest reason you should consider creating an internal broadcast for your organization.

Arctic winds offer a Texas-sized lesson in crisis communications

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An agency leader reflects on the takeaways from the crisis that left thousands of Texans without power as cold temperatures shut down power plants and compromised water treatment facilities. This recent crisis was no different. You want to be empathetic in a time of a crisis.

How the pandemic is revealing the indispensable value of employee communication

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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.

5 questions to ask before crafting your internal comms message

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Report: How the COVID-19 crisis shines a spotlight on communications

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Many communicators say they are getting newfound respect in their organizations, but the crisis is also adding to heavy workloads and complicating workflows with remote collaboration. Organizations are leaning heavily on their communicators. Employee engagement tactics that work.

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How Talcott Resolution keeps employees engaged virtually

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Regardless of industry, most companies have been grappling with one question since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic; how do we keep employees engaged virtually? RELATED: Earn recognition for your influential nonprofit communications work ].

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

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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.

What COVID-19 taught us about empowering frontline employees

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The lessons of 2020 have been profound as leaders have found new connections with essential, deskless employees, according to experts at Workplace from Facebook. Frontline managers thought the communications gap between headquarters and C-suite leaders and their in-the-field teams shrunk.

Internal vs. External Crisis Communications

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“In a crisis, what is external is internal and what is internal is external?” At first the answer to this question might seem easy, internal would be to employees and stakeholders of the organization and external would be to the consumers and/or potential consumers and the media. The post Internal vs. External Crisis Communications appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

The current crisis demands more external communication

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Often it is the difficult and brave decisions which come with the biggest reward—which means that external communication is a necessity during the COVID-19 crisis. VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ].

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Keys to a successful global crisis communications response

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Communicators should bear in mind key cultural differences and adapt their crisis messages accordingly to engage a worldwide workforce. The need for speed is ever present in the midst of a crisis. The keys to success of any crisis response?

Chief empathy officers; Managing media requests; Employee burnout; and more

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Here’s a roundup of the week’s crisis communication news for communicators. Here are the top 10 tips and takeaways from the week ending April 10 taken from our Crisis Communications Daily newsletter. How should you prioritize media requests in the current crisis?

3 key takeaways from COVID-19 crisis communications

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Be transparent, focus on the facts and be kind to the reporters trying to cover a once-in-a-generation crisis. The most unique aspect of crisis communication during COVID-19 is that it’s a shared experience. We’re all living through the same crisis at the same time.

How to respond when a workplace crisis hits

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Each crisis is different, but there are a variety of common elements to a successful response. veryone deserves a respectful workplace, Folk emphasizes, and as communications leaders we all do our best to consistently deliver on that promise. Be the source of information for employees.

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Report: Employees want to hear from leaders as election remains undecided

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What’s your message to employees while the election results hang in the balance? According to a report from Zeno Group , you should prioritize communication with employees right now. employees with the subject line “U.S. Know what your employees want from you.

How are brands defining employee experience in core values statements?

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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?

Elements of an Employee Social Media Policy

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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.

5 crisis comms essentials

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The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the value of simplicity, consistency and honesty in communications. RELATED: Join Ragan's Communications Leadership Council, exclusively for leaders in employee and internal communications ]. Communication channels.

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4 reasons why your internal strategy should drive and dictate external efforts

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Here’s why your internal messaging should shape, influence and animate all your communication. The line between external and internal communication is thinning, to the point of being erased. Especially not your employees or your costumers, right?

5 ways to unleash your employees’ inner rock stars

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Consider these takeaways from the chief communications officer for National DCP, the supply chain for Dunkin’. America might run on Dunkin’, but Dunkin’ runs on us,” says Shira Miller, chief communications officer at National DCP.

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

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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.

Experts lay out the role internal comms should play in refreshing and reinvigorating the workforce

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New data says 80% of employees have no motivation right now. No wonder 80% of employees say that have little to no motivation at work right now. That stunning figure, which comes from a recent poll conducted by Blind , is indicative of the daily struggle today’s employees encounter.

How isolation could be affecting your employees during the COVID-19 pandemic

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During a recent Workplace Wellness Insider webinar , Dr. David Batman, a member of the Science Advisory Board for Virgin Pulse , explored the impact of isolation on health outcomes—and some steps that wellness professionals can take to protect employees.

Crisis Communications: 10 Steps for Building an Effective Plan

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Social media has fundamentally changed how people communicate in times of crisis. Just this month, victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma used social media to communicate with first responders, know where gas was available and follow emergency updates. This month, the Wall Street Journal outlined dozens of ways social sites and apps are being utilized during a crisis. Here are 10 steps for building an effective crisis communications plan: Watch & Listen to Trends.

How Arch’s affinity groups are fueling employee engagement and forging deeper connections

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Lanita Withers Goins , who handles employee comms for Arch , a Bermuda-based insurance company with 4,500 employees around the globe, shared with Ragan’s Communications Council how employee networks (ENs) can help shape more colorful corporate stories.

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New Research Indicates a Positive Impact on Employee Engagement and Collaboration During COVID-19 Crisis

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had positive outcomes on employee engagement and collaboration, but mixed results on productivity, according to a new study focused on internal communication by the Institute for Public Relations and Peppercomm. The importance of engaging employees.

10 tips for helpful, comforting COVID-19 communications

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How you engage your employees during this crisis could set the stage for your relationship with these key stakeholders for years, and control how quickly your organization can bounce back. Your employees will have long memories about how they’re treated during this crisis.