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Melissa Agnes to Organize NATO Panel Discussion at Upcoming NATO Conference in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Melissa Agnes

'Melissa Agnes, President and co-founder of Agnes + Day, has been asked by NATO to organize, moderate and sit on a panel for their upcoming conference titled “Social Media: Impact for [NATO] Partners” The conference is being held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on April 23rd and 24th, 2014. . NATO panel discussion topic and panelists. The topic of the panel discussion is “Innovating Communications in a Crisis” and fellow panelists include: Milos Maricic , who sits on the International Committee of the Red Cross. Twitter: @Montefeltro. Yaryna Klyuchkovska, an advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine. Twitter: @Yarynka. Stephanie Lamy, Secretary General of Internet Without Borders and a member of the working group of the Chair of Cyberconflict at the Military Academy Saint Cyr Coëtquidan. Twitter : @WCM_JustSocial. Ian Robin , Director of sales, EMEA at Hootsuite. Twitter: @IanShadRobin. Attendees will include. The audience will consist of representatives of Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Ministries of Defense of NATO member nations and partners. In addition there will be representatives of a number of other international organizations and NGO’s from the region. There is an expectation of between 100 and 150 attendees. A few words from Melissa Agnes. “I’m both honored and excited to have been selected by NATO to take part in such an important event – and to sit on a panel with such accomplished and admirable professionals, what a privilege!” – Melissa Agnes. Click here to learn more about the NATO conference. The post Melissa Agnes to Organize NATO Panel Discussion at Upcoming NATO Conference in Bosnia and Herzegovina appeared first on Agnes + Day. In the News'

9 Bad Habits of Recruiters that Damage their Reputation and Undermine Candidates

PR Matters

Sooner or later most of us will have to deal with recruiters, whether in-house HR departments or recruitment agencies. While we know our profile and character matter to help us get a job, it’s interesting that often recruiters don’t seem to understand the impact that their bad behaviour towards candidates can have on their own reputation.

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Why You Should Read Spin Sucks: a BOOK REPORT

Bad Pitch Blog

Spin Sucks, is a much-needed, pragmatic explanation of the changing communication landscape. The book''s author, Gini Diterich, dives into this changing landscape and clearly articulates how its changed — without hyperbole, fifty cent words or, of course, spin.

A conference that was too good to tweet #YouToo2014

Tough Sledding

Yesterday I attended the 7th Annual YouToo Social Media Conference at Kent State — right down the hall from my office. The organizers, as always, did A+ work in attracting great presenters who focused on important and timely topics. I won’t offer individual shout-outs here, as I would surely leave someone out. I will offer a special thanks to our two keynoters, Andrea Weckerle and Danny Brown. Messages tagged #YouToo2014 were all over Twitter.

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WTF US Airways??!!!

Melissa Agnes

If you haven’t already come across it, US Airways tweeted an image as an insult to an unhappy customer yesterday that has left our (and everybody else’s) jaws on the ground! All I can say is WTF US Airways!! Who have you hired to be your frontline and what were you thinking?

Physician Internet Defamation: How Doctors Can Deal with False Reviews and Protect Their Reputation

Melissa Agnes

By Whitney C. Gibson, i nternet defamation attorney at Vorys who works closely with Agnes + Day’s Crisis Intelligence Team. Last month’s post discussed the damage that can be caused by false reviews online.