Kraft Heinz grapples with botched financial results and CMO departure

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The company said findings from an internal investigation, which revealed some employees had fabricated numbers, wasn’t ‘quantitatively material’ to its finances. These are about the company’s internal controls and the culture of a high-profile Fortune 500 company.”.

Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern

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It’s the New Year and that can only mean one thing: A new intern! The post Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern appeared first on LTPR. Please help us welcome Kevin Gaboury to our team for the winter.

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Walmart KOs violent-video displays but keeps guns, Uber spins bad financials, and blackface at Belgium’s Africa Museum draws ire

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Farmer Boys scores on social media with ‘bacon intern’ search. The restaurant chain captured social media users’ hearts with its “Bacon Intern” position, which will pay one applicant $1,000 for an eight-hour day of bacon tasting : View this post on Instagram.

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul. How often does the Financial Times write stories about itself?

PR Lessons From The Bungled Equifax Crisis

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Public relations people like to talk about anticipating or “getting in front of” a crisis; in fact, for a taste of a real-life crisis simulation, check out this stress-inducing story by The New York Times ‘ Sapna Maheshwari. Tap a crisis response leader.

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3 ways PR pros can weather a crisis and come out on top

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When handled the right way, an outstanding crisis response can repair lost trust, diminish skepticism and bolster the organization’s image for what lies ahead. An employee should never learn about a crisis by seeing it in the media before they hear it from you,” Alderman says.

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Texas-Sized Crisis: 7 Steps to Communicating During a Disaster

Reputation Us

Texas-Sized Crisis: 7 Steps to Communicating During a Disaster. One of the best outcomes of thinking about a crisis before it happens is the chance to consider your credit union’s strategy in advance. Now is the time to deploy the crisis plan that your credit union has (hopefully!)

Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

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Each year the Federal Reserve conducts a financial health checkup on banks, called a stress test , to determine how solid they are. banks have significantly rebounded from the 2008 financial shock. How does a financial institution measure up to the competition?

3 crisis communications lessons from Southwest’s intrepid pilot

PR Daily

Navy fighter pilot who safely landed a Boeing 737 in Philadelphia after a mid-air explosion took out one of its engines—also gave a master class in crisis communications at 190 mph. A good plan will identify a crisis team for making decisions and responding in an emergency situation.

The Importance of Adaptive Response In The First Moments of Crisis Management

Melissa Agnes

Lou and I go into even more detail on this subject in episode #024 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast. A crisis is a change. For example, some threats might include: financial earnings, reputation, human life, or physical assets. Adaptive Crisis Response.

Credit Union Times: CU Crisis Planning Essential

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The Credit Union Times interviewed CU crisis experts, including LT Public Relations ‘s Casey Boggs, for the August 31st cover story (below), “Credit Union Crisis Planning Essential.” ” If your financial institution is in need to safeguard itself and its reputation from potential issues, we’d welcome your outreach: PR@LTpublicrelations.com. Credit Union Crisis Planning Essential. You developed a crisis communications plan?’

5 crisis tips from ‘The Walking Dead’

PR Daily

Not every incident is a crisis, but when it is, you must be prepared to handle it quickly. Here are crisis communications lessons that “The Walking Dead” teaches: 1. A few simple steps before the crisis make all the difference: · Cultivate relationships with partners in the community.

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Texas-Sized Crisis: 7 Steps to Communicating During a Disaster

Reputation Us

One of the best outcomes of thinking about a crisis before it happens is the chance to consider your credit union’s strategy in advance. But honesty, if you are a credit union in Texas, the situation is beyond the point of preparing for a crisis. Now is the time to deploy the crisis plan that your credit union has (hopefully!) In a crisis, communication is key. You may want to consider crisis-specific communications training going forward.

6 ways to handle a PR crisis

PR Daily

From operational breakdowns, financial scandals and hacked servers to rogue employees choosing to air their grievances in public, no organization can consider itself immune. Crisis management plans are how organizations mitigate the damage from these threats.

Why you should talk to your employees first in a crisis

PR Daily

Yet the moment you felt you were in the clear, the crisis began. Now, more than ever, we must remember and appreciate our internal audiences. In the midst of a crisis, it’s impossible to silence or control all messages, but communicators have ways to positively influence them.

The Importance of Adaptive Response In The First Moments of Crisis Management

Melissa Agnes

Lou and I go into even more detail on this subject in episode #024 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast. A crisis is a change. For example, some threats might include: financial earnings, reputation, human life, or physical assets. Adaptive Crisis Response.

‘The new, now’: How Accenture altered its mindset to overhaul its comms

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Executive Communication External Communications How We Did It Internal Communications Leadership CommunicationsTransformation often means expanding boundaries past what is comfortable. One global communications pro explains how change led to new and long-term success. .

VW’s crisis continues with executive’s arrest

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RELATED: Keep your cool in a crisis with these 13 tips.]. Both Winterkorn and Hans Dieter Pötsch, who was VW’s chief financial officer when the crisis broke, are under investigation by German authorities.

From classroom to boardroom – crisis management lessons from the auto industry

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Aaron Shardey gained a first class honours degree in public relations at London College of Communications this Summer with his undergraduate dissertation offering case study research into crisis management in the automotive industry.

Formulating a comprehensive stand on thermal coal and oil sands

PR Daily

The specialty insurer Axis, seeking to publicize its stepped-up efforts on climate-risk mitigation, started its campaign internally and touched all the bases on its way to a coordinated rollout. We also assessed the financial impact to Axis of reducing our underwriting and investment. .

How can you rise above ‘order-taker’ status?

PR Daily

Just make this crisis go away. This means understanding your industry—key trends and competition,” she says, adding that you should keep a finger on the pulse of company financials, as well as on quality, productivity and stakeholder satisfaction levels.

Top 3 Things to Resolve Before a Crisis Strikes

Beyond PR

If managed especially well, few outside your crisis response team will even know something happened. A carefully compiled crisis communications guide can literally save your business when the inevitable occurs. Create a chart listing the key contacts in the event of a crisis.

7 ways to wrangle an unpredictable leader

PR Daily

Prepare a crisis plan, seize control of media relations, and, if necessary, develop a new public face. FREE GUIDE: 3 helpful tips for your crisis comms prep ]. Prepare a PR crisis plan. Craft a strategy for responding to misbehaving CEOs in your organization’s PR crisis plan.

Buffalo Wild Wings ups the ante for Super Bowl OT, Krystal files for bankruptcy, and Starbucks sets sights on sustainability

PR Daily

The filing comes after the chain hired a new chief operating officer and chief financial officer under a “revitalization plan.” 1, the toymaker is releasing an 864-piece model of the International Space Station. The LEGO International Space Station is available February 1st!

PR crises that have defined 2019

PR Daily

There are four months left in 2019, but it already feels like we’ve witnessed a year’s worth of scandal and crisis. Have a crisis communications plan. Boeing and the 737 Max crisis. International House of…what?

Stockholders in the Corporate Family – or contemporary activists?

PR Conversations

The 1980s was the boom period decade for the financial PR sector – making Chases’ chapter seem genteel in comparison: What should be the goals of a program for stockholder relations: Simply put, the aim should be to cultivate the investor’s friendliness and loyalty to his company.

Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

Girls learn about entrepreneurship as they run their own cookie businesses,” she said in a press release. … “The important business and financial literacy skills girls learn through the program are proven to build their leadership skills and position them for success in the future,” added Acevedo.

How communicators can change their organization’s objectives

PR Daily

FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ]. Obviously, staying in alignment with financial laws and regulations,” she says, “but you add on. That’s our role, and sometimes it is hard to speak up against that internal consensus.”.

Kroger joins push for tougher gun laws, consumers readily change brands, and WeWork’s founder walks back trademark sale

PR Daily

Also: Nissan’s leadership crisis escalates, MillerCoors wins an injunction over corn syrup messaging, and Vienna reigns as the world’s most livable city. Pinterest seeks to woo advertisers and international users as IPO looms.

Insights into impulse purchases, Twitter’s new reply filters, and ‘Royal Sussex’ Instagram bombshell rattles the Palace

PR Daily

After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution.

When responding to allegations of racism, you’re already behind

PR Daily

— CNN International (@cnni) February 7, 2019. RELATED: Join us May 9–10 for our Crisis Communications Conference. ]. When you fail to answer that question accurately, there can be serious financial consequences. Crisis Communications Marketing Gucci Prada racism response

Walmart walks back guns stance, content marketers stay loyal to text, and Forever 21 sued over Ariana Grande ‘lookalike’

PR Daily

Related reading: Walmart KOs violent-video displays but keeps guns, Uber spins bad financials, and blackface at Belgium’s Africa Museum draws ire. However, financial troubles aren’t an excuse for a poorly executed campaign. 3 crisis lessons from USA Gymnastics’ leadership struggle.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Senior manager of executive and internal communications—GitHub (California). Corporate and internal communications senior manager—KIND (New York). Content strategist—Ria Financial (Colorado).

Walmart pushes back on gender bias claims, digital marketing is rising, and WeWork’s CEO apologizes for IPO debacle

PR Daily

Why it matters: The trade war with China has become a big problem for companies with extensive international portfolios, and some say the situation is damaging economies and consumers. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ].

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2020: The Year of the Reputation

Reputation Us

Corporate reputation is now a strategic intangible asset that affects an organization’s: Financials. In 2020, we are challenging CEOs, CFOs, COO’s, HR directors, CMO’s and the like to explore the overall value of their reputations internally (e.g., Hey executives! It’s July 2019. Next year is less than six months away. Your organization is already planning for the year ahead and putting together a 2020 vision (yes, pun intended).

#measurePR Recap (March 2017): Celebrating Women Who Kick Major #measurePR Butt

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The March #measurePR chat was the day following the 2017 recognition of International Women’s Day , so Shonali had some of the PR measurement world’s female superstars as her guests on the chat this month. A crisis comm plan at the ready. Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Tegna is seeking a digital content intern in Austin, Texas. Senior manager of executive and internal communications—GitHub (California). International marketing specialist—Sling TV (Colorado). Communications consultant—Lincoln Financial Group (Pennsylvania).

Why the NBA’s Hong Kong Controversy Is a Timely Lesson in Corporate Responsibility

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Fewer than 24 hours later, the Twitter brouhaha would expand into a sprawling crisis for the NBA’s relationship with China and its reputation at home. For PR practitioners, crisis managers, and the organizations they counsel, the NBA episode offers some valuable tips. As social media has empowered popular movements, large corporations have learned to react with increasing agility in their communications — and in their internal decision-making. On Oct.

Nissan lays out case against Ghosn amid merger talks

PR Daily

RELATED: Learn how to prepare, defend and promote your organization during a crisis. ]. Representatives for Renault and Nissan declined to comment to the Financial Times. Crisis Communications PR Carlos Ghosn Nissan

CVS and Walgreens join anti-gun trend, Forbes admits gender bias in innovators list, and why many employees criticize your brand

PR Daily

Also: Nissan’s CEO resigns, Starbucks steps up internal mental health efforts, White Claw demand outpaces supplies, and media correction doozies. Good morning, PR pros: Nissan still hasn’t found the bottom of its leadership crisis : CEO Hiroto Saikawa resigned Monday.