How To Safeguard Your Digital Reputation

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The foundation of a good public relations campaign is reputation management, and it’s important now. Our new all-digital workstyle can impact brand and personal reputation, and not always in a good way. COVID shutdown raises reputation risks.

Corporate Reputation And The Whistleblower Culture

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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.

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Why Boeing’s Reputation Radar Failed

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Boeing’s PR crisis deepened this week as a fuller picture emerged of its handling of serious problems surrounding the 737 Max. It’s not unusual that Boeing CEO Muilenberg viewed his crisis in the context of his short-term responsibility to employees and shareholders.

Reputation Management: Making Employees Brand Ambassadors

Ronn Torossian

Reputation management is no easy feat for any company. The post Reputation Management: Making Employees Brand Ambassadors appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Brand PR Crisis PR Pubilc Relations Ronn TorossianIn fact, the bigger the company, the less control it seems to have over people’s beliefs about its corporate values and decisions. Need some convincing?

Can PR Take Ownership Of Reputation?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In business as in life, reputation is everything. Few corporate CEOs will deny that a company’s reputation colors every aspect of business, including marketing, talent recruitment, employee relations, shareholder relations, and the customer experience.

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.

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

PR Daily

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?

Employee emails worsen Boeing’s reputation, Taco Bell offers $100K salaries, and Carnival bans offensive clothing

PR Daily

Along with boosting some leaders’ salaries, Taco Bell said employees at company-owned stores can also receive at least 24 hours of paid sick leave each year, which previously was only available to management. That’s another big reason employees stay (or leave) organizations.

How to protect your organization’s reputation from employee misconduct

PR Daily

and others, when the actions of employees strike at the heart of what an organization stands for, it can cause serious reputational harm. From a reputational perspective, it is important that organizations create a crisis-resistant culture that flows through the business.

Instacart, Amazon employees strike over COVID-19, Macy’s furloughs employees, and Google thanks health care workers in video

PR Daily

The video, which has been watched nearly six million times in less than two days, is accompanied by this message: As the world faces an unprecedented health crisis, we thank the entire healthcare community for sacrificing so much to save so many. Don’t treat your employees as commodities.

Report: PR pros aim to increase online reputation monitoring

PR Daily

What people say about your organization can either bolster or erode your brand reputation, especially in the digital media landscape. Two-thirds of small business PR pros use social media to keep tabs on their organizations’ reputations. Crisis Communications PR reputation

How to engage employees with empathy around COVID-19

PR Daily

Every organization must be ready to demonstrate how it is taking care of its workers during this crisis. Here are some ways to ensure your reputation remains untarnished. Our counsel to companies during this crisis has been to focus first and foremost on employees.

Employee Evangelists: Your Secret Social PR Weapon in a Crisis

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media has redefined crisis response in three important ways: outlet options, messaging speed and employee engagement. Social media also has compressed the speed of information transfer from hours to minutes or even seconds as a crisis develops.

9 tips to protect your reputation during COVID-19

PR Daily

What can businesses and communicators due to safeguard carefully developed reputations and digital presences? Here are some tips for the current crisis. A slew of negative reviews questioning your operations and handling of this crisis may threaten your online reputation.

LISTEN UP! How Listening Reveals Reputation

Reputation Us

Listening (not talking) to staff, recruits, customers and public leads businesses to problem identification and problem solving—while enhancing reputation. ReputationUs advocates that listening is vital to be a successful organization—and your company’s reputation depends upon it.

Boyd Gaming lays off 2,500 employees, Apple asks retail employees to WFH, and earned media drives 88% of consumers to websites

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Boyd Gaming lays off 2,500 employees. The company, which owns and operates 10 casinos in Las Vegas, announced job cuts affecting at least 25% of its workforce—or roughly 2,500 employees. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

How can you rebuild a damaged reputation?

PR Daily

“Which office do I go to get my reputation back?” Donovan was innocent, but not everyone seeking to repair their reputation is. Preventing a crippling blow to your reputation takes a tactical crisis plan, which needs to be catered to the specific situation.

LISTEN UP! How Listening Reveals and Strengthens Reputation

Reputation Us

Listening (not talking) to staff, recruits, customers and public leads businesses to problem identification and problem solving—while enhancing reputation. ReputationUs advocates that listening is vital to be a successful organization—and your company’s reputation depends upon it.

Incorporate the crisis lifecycle into your communications

PR Daily

Whether it’s engaging with employees throughout layoffs or preparing for and responding to reporters’ and consumers’ requests, plan your messages stage by stage. Crises can take many forms—sometimes arriving without notice to wreak havoc on your reputation.

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How offering historical context helps in a crisis

PR Daily

Your crisis communications should be able to lean on your past record. Here are some ways to tell that story to help bolster your reputation and build trust. Context proves an organization’s resilience, its ability to navigate rough seas and manage through a crisis.

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How to stay afloat in the age of employee activism

PR Daily

Employee activism has been rising for some time now. Every organization should undertake steps to quell an embarrassing employee demonstration of opposition to a company policy, decision or action. For years, companies have asked their employees to advocate on their behalf.

Reputation Ransom: The Latest Cyber Security Threat

Reputation Us

More than ever, the “actors” are tapping into your ethos and pathos by threatening to adversely affecting your company’s reputation. Two recent news items underscore the point: Extortion Scam Threatens Website Owners With Reputational Damage. Send Bitcoin or your company’s reputation is TOAST! But what can these actors actually do to hurt your reputation? Overall, where is your company most reputationally (yes, new word!)

Why you should lead with values in COVID-19 crisis

PR Daily

How can communicators protect reputations and preserve their stature amid the current health and economic crisis? RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. Are you a company that puts employees first?

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How leaders’ reputations can either shine or decline during COVID-19

PR Daily

Those who’ve responded to this crisis with empathy, generosity and genuine warmth have reaped profound reputational rewards. In other instances, CEO reputations improved markedly, new research shows. Boomers like brands that keep customers and employees safe and well.

How and why you should be measuring reputation in 2020

PR Daily

This year, you’re probably wondering how you can renew your reputation, or how establishing your purpose can help you avoid social and moral disengagement with your customers and employees. In 2020, reputation is astronomically consequential.

The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare

PR Daily

There are widespread public expectations that businesses of all types will take the necessary health and safety measures not only to protect their employees, but to also protect those who enter the establishments.

Repairing Trust: Reputation Management and Crisis Communications

Shift Communications

How do we know what to fix in a PR crisis? In previous posts, we’ve shared the basic crisis triangle : Respond with knowledge, speed, and ownership. To develop a more effective crisis communications strategy, we need to understand trust. When a crisis occurs, it’s generally because of two very broad reasons: something we’ve said, or something we’ve done. What constitutes a crisis in each branch of trust, in each of the cores?

Shake Shack returns $10M loan, P&G embraces marketing during COVID-19, and grocery employees get asked to wear masks

PR Daily

If this health crisis and the associated economic shock has taught us anything, it is that we are all in this together,” Garutti and Meyer wrote. Kroger, Walmart and Sam’s Club are asking employees to wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

Why you should address the coronavirus with employees

PR Daily

Even if companies don’t think they’re directly affected by coronavirus, the disease making national headlines is probably on their employees’ minds. Employees are a company’s No. Consider making travel optional if employees are uncomfortable.

IBM stops facial recognition work, employees seek fewer open workplaces, cosmetics brands drop talc, and more

PR Daily

Public transit use is a key concern for many organizations’ leaders as they try to chart a way back to the office for their employees. Google Maps could be an essential resource for helping your employees find safe ways to return to work in the coming months. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

The Do Be, Don’t Be Guide to a Good Reputation

PR Matters

As communications professionals, we all have our favorite books on PR and reputation management, many of which can be found discussed on PR Daily , among other professional media sites. You have been hired to protect and grow the reputation of the company, not undermine it.

Manage Your Reputation After a Fraud or Scandal: Tips For Handling the Media and Public Backlash

Reputation Us

A crisis that strikes a credit union makes for colorful and familiar headlines these days, from embezzlements to cybersecurity. In the process, your credit union’s reputation may take an unfortunate hit. A reputation audit is like having a full-body MRI.

5 ways to overcome a reputational crisis

PR Daily

But until the college experienced a yearlong whirlwind of bad news and a federal civil rights investigation, it hadn’t really felt the trauma of full reputational crisis. Do the right thing: Preserving reputation through a year-long crisis. ,” Reese tells how Lehigh marshaled its strengths and confidence in its mission to overcome an emergency that threatened to cause serious damage. The crisis didn’t seem like much of a threat to Lehigh at first.

Killing them softly: The reputational threat of employee crises

PR in High Definition

Meanwhile, Google has had a succession of incidents involving pay-outs to the executive accused of sexual assault, followed by a global walkout, and more recently, reports that the firm retaliated against two of the female employees who organised the walkout. For example, the thinking that these employees don’t represent the bulk of our workforce, so we don’t have a cultural problem. An organisation’s reputation is split between capability reputation and character reputation.

7 timeless tactics to mitigate PR crisis damage

PR Daily

What’s the cost of a PR crisis? Unfortunately, there’s no way to truly “crisis-proof” a corporation or brand, but there are seven steps you can take to protect your reputation and mitigate fallout. Crisis-proof your business first. Appoint a crisis response leader.

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Analyzing First Responders In Crisis PR

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A crisis situation presents abundant challenges for public relations and business leaders, not the least of which are the critical first communications. Five crisis PR first responses. It plans to close 8000 stores on May 29 for a half-day of employee education around racial bias.

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The Do’s and Don’ts Of Handling A PR Crisis

Flack's Revenge

Your company’s hard-won reputation is an immeasurable asset. Add the likelihood that employees who steered your brand toward its good standing feel more invested. A PR crisis could ravage your reputation, and any number of potential developments can trigger one.

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Communicating Post-PR Crisis

5W PR

Any business knows that no matter what’s going on and how well they are on top of everything, a crisis is never expected. The key factor in determining how this reflects on a business in the aftermath of a crisis is how they communicate with the audience once the crisis is over.

By order of the King: A lesson in reputation from Henry II and eBay

PR in High Definition

Six former employees of eBay possibly took these messages as direct instructions and all have been arrested. Some might question the integrity of a CEO or a company that would ever allow this sort of behaviour to happen, with so many ex-employees possibly involved.

Reputation Has A New Home – ReputationUs

Reputation Us

We think about reputation a lot. Not our own, per se, but rather business and nonprofit reputations. How are reputations formed? How long does it take to build a strong reputation? Who (employees, customers, community, media, social influencers) ultimately decides what is the organization’s reputation? When a crisis happens, how does it affect a reputation? ReputationUs takes an “inside out” approach to analyzing reputation.