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

Stuart Bruce

The motion was “You don’t need compliance rules when your employees have social media.” Employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, regulators on social media will see through your shield and expose you. Doing right by your employees. The future will be the truly social organisation with employees collaborating within and without and walls first of all become glass, but eventually beginning to come down all together.

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

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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.


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Officials express sadness after employee steals and crashes airplane

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Richard Russell, a 29-year-old Horizon Air employee, took a 76-seat plane into the air—seemingly with no flight training or experience. They're credential employees. Airline officials have pointed to a pending investigation and partnering with the National Transportation Safety Board in response to the incident. If he was an authorized employee of an airline, it wouldn’t have been that difficult to get on the plane itself. […].

Amazon says it won’t test employees for marijuana, younger Americans identify as LGBT+, and the FTC cracks down on automatic subscriptions

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The new policy will not cover job candidates whose positions are regulated by the Department of Transportation, including delivery drivers and those operating heavy machinery.

Infographic: How to attract, retain and engage Gen Z employees in 2019

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RELATED: Create a culture that inspires fearless employee innovation every day. ]. A study by Randstad finds that Gen Z employees believe face-to-face interaction is more effective than communicating via text, phone or email. Flexibility (both in communication platforms and remote work considerations) ranks near the top of Gen Z employees’ concerns. The piece states: Gen Z employees want incentives beyond salary, such as reimbursements for fitness, transportation and food.

Crucial workplace wellness trends

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Employee engagement had a good run as the gold-standard for gauging business health and productivity. It’s been an ancillary or even taboo subject in the past, but employees’ mental well-being should be viewed as a business imperative moving forward.

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Uber leads—and Oracle lags—in survey of CEO comms skills

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In a poll of 10,000 employees conducted by Ragan and Blind, the transportation company rebounded after controversies. After years of controversy surrounding Uber’s leadership, its employees appear confident in the communication skills of its new chief executive officer. Technology giants Oracle, Intel and Google, however, have their work cut out for them, judging from a new survey of almost 10,000 employees by Ragan and Blind , an anonymous social network for professionals.

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McDonalds, Lyft and Uber push vaccine messaging and services, Black employees see less progress on DE&I, and Chipotle promises wage hike

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Uber and Lyft have joined forces with the Biden administration to provide free transportation for anyone needing a ride to get vaccinated. We’re working hard to ensure transportation is less of a barrier when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Taco Bell focuses on ‘to go’ design, Instagram adds ‘Suggested Posts,’ and Chipotle shares rice recipe on TikTok

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As you make your plans, focus on how you can help your leaders and employees quickly get up to speed, but also create strategies that will last. As many workplaces remain remote and dispersed, what has your organization offered to employees?

Industry groups respond to relaxed CDC guidelines, unvaccinated adults open to financial incentives, and Apple reacts to employee outcry over new hire

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But behind the scenes, current and former employees on her leading daytime show say they faced racism, fear, and intimidation.”. The relaxed restrictions don’t extend to hospitals, planes, trains and other forms of public transportation or transportation hubs.

Sending Deskless Workers Relevant Communications That Make Work Better


Limeade was a proud sponsor of Connect 19 — the PRSA Employee Communications Section’s annual conference. Despite the traditional image of an employee at a desk in an office, a significant proportion of today’s workforce is deskless. A recent report estimated that deskless employees make up 80 percent of the global workforce. As communicators, reaching deskless employees presents a common, but daunting, obstacle. Ask employees what they need and deliver.

Study: Work email opened more frequently than personal email

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For example, someone who commutes via public transportation might choose to check their email while on the train, while someone who is driving to work would wait until they get into the office. Email Employee Engagement Internal CommunicationsA multi-generational survey by Adobe offers insights into where and when people wade into their inboxes—and what particular peeves make them likely to trash your marketing message. Giving up on email marketing? Not so fast.

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NYSE reopens with 25% of staff, ?Some Good News? acquisition takes heat, and Pizza Hut celebrates grads

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Traders who return must wear masks, avoid taking public transportation and follow tough social-distancing rules, with newly erected Plexiglas barriers to help them stay apart. FREE DOWNLOAD: Employee pulse survey template ].

Google, Facebook and Microsoft extend WFH dates, Wendy’s offers online scavenger hunt, and Microsoft seeks more inclusive language

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The technology companies are bracing their employees for continued work-from-home arrangements, with Google telling its workforce to expect working from home through the end of the year and Facebook announcing that employees can work remotely throughout 2020.

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5 ways to foster creativity in your PR and marketing team

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His curiosity about other modes of transportation made him one of the world’s most famous inventors. Encourage employees to take regular breaks and get some fresh air before coming to any brainstorm session. The ability to find unique solutions isn’t an innate trait.

In modern reputation management, brand journalism is an essential tool

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RELATED: Join us July 29 for our Employee Communications & Culture Virtual Conference ]. There’s no reason you can’t have a leader take your audience behind the scenes or do an employee profile as part of your ongoing content efforts, Hamlin said. Employee profiles.

For clearer writing, ditch ‘etc.,’ ‘i.e.’ and ‘e.g.’

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have similar needs for affordable, safe, and convenient transportation. For example: Older people who have to give up driving because of problems including aging and ailments have similar needs for affordable, safe, and convenient transportation. between employees, teams, departments, etc.) This includes both internal interactions among employees, teams, and departments, and external interactions with partners. These Latin abbreviations don’t impress, they confuse.

Israeli Startups Join Axis Innovation at NYSE

Flack's Revenge

Optibus enables a better public transportation system through efficient and real-time scheduling and control. It’s a global online platform where investors can access the securities of pre-IPO companies from employees, former employees, founders and other shareholders. I had the great pleasure of attending an event hosted by Axis Innovation this morning at the NYSE.

3 marketing strategies learned at Disney World

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With charming streets straight out of a fairy tale, rides that transport you from the deep blue sea to the tallest mountain on earth, and that iconic Cinderella’s Castle, Walt Disney World is truly the most magical place on Earth. To pull off something as grandiose as 43 square miles of parks, 100-plus rides and 62,000 employees, Disney needs a robust, well-rounded and detail-oriented marketing team. Especially when most of those runners don’t have their own means of transportation.

Connecting Dots on the Map: Building Bridges Across Hoffman APAC

The Hoffman Agency

It all started with “Building Bridges,” Hoffman’s career development program that immerses its employees in one or multiple foreign offices for several months. Speaking of budget, we cannot overlook the media allowance or “transportation fee” — a distinctive feature of Chinese media relations.

Latest Technologies Every Traveler Needs


This global platform combines data science, user-friendly design, and world-class service, to bring businesses and their employees the most rewarding travel experiences possible. Technological advancements have made a world of difference for the modern-day traveler.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

A new study suggests shortening commutes and mitigating transportation hassles is a top way to improve recruitment and retention. What matters most to an employee when it comes to an office or workplace? According to a study from Clutch , employees care most about their office’s proximity to their homes, shortening commutes and protecting valuable free time.

U.S. announces limits on in-flight service animals, Netflix stands behind Elliott Page, and Oreo partners with Lady Gaga

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Department of Transportation restricts service animals on planes. The New York Times reported : Most recently, transportation regulators had said that dogs, cats and miniature horses should be prioritized as service animals by airlines.

Despite a drivers strike, Uber seeks to woo investors ahead of IPO

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The stock issue promises big money for investors, but drivers who aren’t classified as employees are unlikely to see any reward. Organizers called for drivers and riders to turn off their apps and find alternative modes of transportation on May 8. NPR reported : When companies go public, it usually means big money for executives, and sometimes nice payouts for employees. Please consider supporting them by using a different means of transportation today.

[Updated] United apologizes after puppy dies on flight

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Gremminger had positive words for some employees working the flight. The airline said it transported 138,178 animals in 2017, more than any other airline, according to the Department of Transportation. The airline reported to the Department of Transportation the highest number of animal deaths of any U.S. per 10,000 transported animals. Those figures refer to animals that were transported in the cargo hold, not the cabin.

Expedia to lay off thousands, influencer marketing trends, and TSA clarifies its TikTok stand

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Here are today’s top stories: Expedia Group to lay off 3,000 employees. On Monday, the online travel company announced to employees that it would lay off 12% of its workforce, citing it grew “in an unhealthy and undisciplined way.”.

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How—and why—truth is at the center of purpose-driven communication

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There are traditionally three audiences for a business,” O’Brien explained, “investors, customers and employees … Now, with the way the world has moved, a company can be brought down and destroyed by an audience which is none of those.”.

The current crisis demands more external communication

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That could mean scaling down if you’re in the transport sector, but scaling up if you’re in the health care sector. VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ]. Here is why the current business environment calls for scaling, not slashing marketing and PR efforts.

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United chief: Our customers should be the focus of all we do

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Establish a customer solutions team to provide agents with creative solutions such as using nearby airports, other airlines or ground transportations to get customers to their final destination. Provide employees with additional annual training. Empower employees to resolve customer service issues in the moment. airline: US Department of Transportation figures. incidents for every 10,000 animals transported during the period.

What Tesla’s move to eliminate its PR department means for the industry

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The move was first reported yesterday by Electrek, a news website that tracks the transportation industry’s shift from fossil fuels to electric. The electric car company may have closed its press shop, but the communications function remains vital.

The New Customer Journey: How Live Video Is Transforming the Travel Industry

Contently - Strategy

Like many businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry, Walks is turning to live video to remain open, stay connected with customers, and keep as many employees and contractors paid as possible. Stephen Oddo launched the tour company Walks in 2010.

Breaking Barriers to Prove #BlackTalentsMatter


When I applied for PR jobs, I always ran into barriers like unpaid internships, lack of transportation, not enough experience, not being a culture fit and (eventually) too much job-hopping. It took me nearly five years to earn a full-time position in public relations.

Does emotion have a place in PR?


It’s a question I’ve been asking myself recently, following Unley Council’s parking fees stoush with the Transport Department and reactions to food writer John Lethlean’s Hill of Grace review. Unley Mayor Lachlan Clyne and Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan were at forceful odds with each other on air 891 Adelaide’s Breakfast on Monday. In both cases, the employees involved may have been hurt, confused, shocked and angry.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Transportation Legislative Aide , Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Reston, VA. Account Supervisor, Employee Engagement , Edelman PR, Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government. Editor , Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC. Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept.

Facebook defends plans for kid-centered Instagram, YouTube viewers increasingly consume videos about everyday tasks, and NBC drops Golden Globes

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Offer stakeholders a sense of connection by spotlighting employees, influencers and other personalities in your brand orbit who can foster connection just by being themselves. As a result, The Department of Transportation has issued an emergency declaration for 17 states and D.C.

9 lessons from HIMSS’ COVID-19 strategy

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While the action to end the event came quickly, what followed was a long and difficult process of communicating the news to the entire HIMSS20 ecosystem—from employees to attendees, exhibitors, the White House and beyond.

How communicators can make a difference in stopping anti-Asian hate

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One way that Asian-American communicators can make a difference, according to Ted Nguyen, department manager for public communications & media relations with the Orange County Transportation Authority, is to proudly tell your own story.

Communicators Discuss Challenges for the Asian American & Pacific Islander Community


Employees are looking very closely at their organizations and asking, ‘Are they being inclusive?’” NBC News report, “ Current and ex-employees allege Google drastically rolled back diversity and inclusion programs.”.

How Do We Love Hallmark Holidays? Let Me Count The Ways.


It will go a long way with your employees and customers. This holiday enables Subaru to highlight its partnership with ASPCA which has “provided nearly $25 million to support the health, rescue, transport and adoption of more than 57,000 animals.” Welcome to February.

5 PR stunts that piqued the imagination in 2017

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RELATED: Learn how to boost buzz, build brand recognition and engage employees on the hottest social media platforms. ]. The Gyroscopic Transportation of the Future video. iframe width="560" height="315" src="[link] frameborder="0" gesture="media" allow="encrypted-media" allowfullscreen> Semendov Dahir Kurmanbievich offered a vision for the future of transportation and racked up 5.4 2017 wasn’t the easiest year for a company to try to break through the noise.