Financial Relief for U.S. Agencies During The Coronavirus Crisis

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This act provides over $350 billion in financial relief for U.S. It can direct you to full information on the CARES programs available if you’ve got any of the following concerns: Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees. Small businesses with less than 500 employees in the U.S.,

What’s working for financial comms during COVID-19

PR Daily

Among them are messages from investment firms and financial advisors seeking to assure recipients that things are under control. These senders have an even more complex task than most organizations as they must also address financial market drama.

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3 keys to keep employees focused while working from home

PR Daily

In a July 2014 memo to employees, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated, “We are moving from a world where computing power was scarce to a place where it now is almost limitless, and where the true scarce commodity is increasingly human attention.”.

Addressing media inquiries when an employee has coronavirus

PR Daily

Messages to clients, customers and employees should be clear and concise, showing you are in control and staying abreast of the hourly updates from health and government officials. Messaging should demonstrate compassion for hardships that clients and employees are facing.

How to show employees genuine, meaningful appreciation

PR Daily

We treat our employees like family.”. So, on this National Employee Appreciation Day , how about showing some genuine love, appreciation, respect, recognition and meaningful gratitude for those hardworking folks who form the backbone of your company? Appreciate employees, or watch them leave. Understanding what drives your employees, current and prospective, is crucial. There are loads of affordable ways to show employees they are valued and important.

How to generate authentic brand advocacy from your employees

PR Daily

More and more employers recognize the power of employee advocacy on social media. They’ve learned that employees offer an authentic and cost-effective way to spread company PR and marketing messages. Employees are widely available and can both defend and promote their organization.

Kraft Heinz grapples with botched financial results and CMO departure

PR Daily

The company said findings from an internal investigation, which revealed some employees had fabricated numbers, wasn’t ‘quantitatively material’ to its finances. CNBC reported : Outgoing CEO Hees announced Luz’s departure in an internal email to employees this past Tuesday.

COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs for Solo PR Pros

Solo PR Pro

Remember that the PPP loan is fully forgivable if 75% of the funds are used for payroll (that includes you, employees and contractors). The post COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs for Solo PR Pros appeared first on Solo PR Pro.

How to engage employees with empathy around COVID-19

PR Daily

Many have stepped up with liberal PTO policies, limited work hours, teleworking flexibility and employee relief funds. Our counsel to companies during this crisis has been to focus first and foremost on employees. FREE DOWNLOAD: Employee pulse survey template ].

Financial Services Content Report: Industry Benchmarks & 5 Keys to Success

Contently - Strategy

Financial services content is also incredibly complicated. To help marketers be more efficient and effective, Contently created this new report that examines the state of financial services content marketing. Financial services vs. all other industries.

Astellas Pharma’s strong employee culture an antidote to the current crisis

PR Daily

As vice president of communications for Astellas US, Moyra Knight’s team is helping to get the word out to employees, plus the patients, partners and other stakeholders, that Astellas is committed to their health and safety. The company’s vice president of U.S.

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

PR Daily

Why it matters: The current crisis is making executives and communicators scramble to reassemble a new playbook as they engage both employees and consumers and safeguard their brand reputation. Kroger, Walmart and Sam’s Club are asking employees to wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Survey: Employees favor diverse leadership, but companies are lagging

PR Daily

Only 35 percent of full-time employees report that they have equal male and female leadership, and fewer than 18 percent have substantial female leadership, reports DesignRush , a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies. employees ages 25 to 80.

Zoom chief focuses on winning back trust, Hobby Lobby closes and furloughs most employees, and Apple makes COVID-19 face shields

PR Daily

VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ]. Until then, we pray for those affected by the virus, protection for the health care professionals caring for the sick, economic security for all impacted businesses and employees, and wisdom for our leaders.

How do employee conditions affect PR efforts?

PR Daily

Employees working outside a company’s factories are becoming more vocal about benefits and wages. RELATED: Create a workforce of employee ambassadors who love your brand. ]. Walmart announced a plan to increase wages for about 40 percent of its employees.

7 tips to develop your employees as brand ambassadors

PR Daily

Your employees are often your company’s best storytellers. warns that starting an employee activation initiative with your HR department or upper management can backfire. Employees may be skeptical if HR or leadership pushes them to act,” he says. “If

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

PR Daily

billion during this year’s second quarter—which, besides Kraft Heinz, General Electric and Newell Brands—is more than the remaining S&P 500 companies lost within their entire 2018 financial year reporting.

Verizon announces ‘seamless’ plan to buy out 10,400 employees

PR Daily

Thousands of employees are taking Verizon up on its offer to leave the company. The offer, which included 60 weeks of salary bonus and benefits depending on length of service, applied to 44,000 employees across Verizon’s business.

McDonald’s announces wage increases, but only for some employees

PR Daily

The wages of all employees up to restaurant manager will be adjusted accordingly based on tenure and job performance. By the end of 2016, McDonald’s projects that the average hourly wage rate for McDonald’s employees at company-owned restaurants will be in excess of $10.

Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 Act Brings Change to Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements

Beyond PR

While we were all enthusiastically traveling back (on June 9) from the 2017 NIRI Annual Conference in Orlando, the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (FCA2017), a bill predominantly intended to undo various aspects of Dodd-Frank.

Employees Are Your Company’s Voice

Prezly

In the past few years, employee advocacy has become the new buzzword in human resources. Encouraging your employees to be your champions could be the perfect answer as journalists increasingly seek out real stories on social media. Trust your employees.

Target raises employee wages, pays out breach settlement

PR Daily

did quote Target Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan’s conference call from earlier this month, in which he said: “Fixating on some single number to us, on an average number is unimportant. Following in the footsteps of Walmart , T.J.

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

Reputation Us

Across the board, whether a financial services company or a healthcare […]. The post Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips appeared first on LTPR.

Amazon, others restrict employee travel, social media’s growing dominance for marketing, and airlines halt flights over coronavirus fears

PR Daily

restrict employee travel. Business Insider reported : “While we have no information indicating any exposure to Nike employees, out of an abundance of caution, we are conducting a deep cleaning of campus,” a Nike spokesperson told KGW , the Portland, Oregon, NBC-affiliated station.

Why you should talk to your employees first in a crisis

PR Daily

A few reporters saw the tweet and started reaching out to more employees. One reporter, after verifying that the employee worked there, but without talking to him, quoted the tweet on his 6 p.m. Social media has armed employees with the ability to spread messages to the masses.

How—and why—to trust your employees to talk about your brand online

PR Daily

Employee advocacy is taking corporate communications by storm. Encouraging employees to be your organization's champions could be the perfect answer to journalists increasingly seeking real stories on social media. WHITE PAPER: Want better employee engagement?

Study: As trust sags, employees and the public want CEOs to step up

PR Daily

To gain public trust, all types of organizations must create policies and make decisions clearly aimed at improving society, rather than solely for the benefit of stockholders or the financial community. In addition, 71 percent of employees believe it’s crucial for their CEO to respond to challenging times. “In Employees who trust their employer are far more likely to engage in beneficial actions on their behalf, advocate for the organization and remain loyal and committed.

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Ben & Jerrys, Eddie Bauer join Facebook boycott, Google employees urge company to stop selling to police, and GNC might close 1,200 locations

PR Daily

Discover Financial Services and consumer-goods giant Unilever PLC, “believes any social platform that earns profits by amplifying the voices of their community must have a zero tolerance policy for hate,” according to the email, which was seen by The Wall Street Journal. “It

Health news site targets community, but draws employees

PR Daily

When Baptist Health’s health news site reported on the risks of an e-cigarette that looks like a flash drive, parent-employees at the Jacksonville, Florida hospital network were concerned. Employees are finding our information so interesting that they want to share it,” says Vikki A.

Are employee social advocacy programs at direct odds with your personal brand?

Communications Conversations

Employee social advocacy programs are having a moment. Companies like Starbucks, Reebok and Humana (just to name a few) have implemented employee social advocacy programs over the last few years. So, employees end up copy-and-pasting content from these tools to their feeds.

Uber highlights safety precautions, Condé Nast lays off 100 employees, and 44% of people talk about COVID-19 ‘most or all of the time’

PR Daily

Why it’s important: Preparing and executing recovery and reopening plans during COVID-19 requires frequent and transparent communications to both employees and consumers, both of whom are focused on their safety and how they can remain protected. Condé Nast lays off 100 employees.

What future PR pros want brands to know about DE&I

PR Daily

Young consumers and employees are leading a revolution around equity and inclusion in the workplace. holiday for the companies’ employees in the middle of their shift, without allowing them paid time off.

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

PR Daily

There’s nothing more important than the safety of our customers & employees. Employee activism is the new reality for PR pros and brand managers. Starbucks puts focus on employees and experience. Study: Employees want more employer-offered retraining.

Google ordered to let employees speak out, how PR pros feel about the future of influencer marketing, and WeWork loses comms chief before IPO

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Government to Google: Let employees speak out. The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to reassure employees that they are allowed to share political opinions and speak out about workplace issues, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

Why I’m NOT buying the employee advocacy hype machine (at least, not yet)

Communications Conversations

Do you ever get the sense this whole Employee Social Advocacy concept is being shoved down our throats by a number of “thought leaders” and software vendors who have everything to gain by advancing this agenda? This report, titled Employee Advocacy 2.0:

Crucial workplace wellness trends

PR Daily

If you’re not mindful of—and actively investing in—workers’ mental, physical and financial well-being, good luck sustaining a healthy business in the days ahead. Employee engagement had a good run as the gold-standard for gauging business health and productivity.

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How to lead clients beyond COVID-19 without denying its impact

PR Daily

Have they been impacted financially? COVID-19 Crisis Communications Employee Engagement Executive Communication Leadership Communications Marketing Media Relations PR Industry Storytelling The Workplace Visual & Video Communications

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Employees – Hiring, Training, Leading – is this Boring Or…?

PR Fuel

Below are some thoughts on employees, and the “boring” work of creating a business that succeeds with both engaged customers and employees – enjoy! Your customer service agents are your front line employees. Do you have a new employee training process in place?

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

Reputation Us

Across the board, whether a financial services company or a healthcare clinic, communication from the top down regarding company direction or news items could be stronger. My best public affairs advice: Employees should be addressed first and foremost, not last. Without clear communication misinformation can spread like wildfire if employees are left to their own conclusions. Employees need to understand what is happening—and what it means to them.

How communicators can infuse empathy into layoff or furlough announcements

PR Daily

Employees typically keep benefits while on furlough and hope to return to work when normalcy returns. The CEO typically informs employees of layoffs with guidance from HR departments. Furloughed employees. Employees who remain. Informing remaining employees.