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. then president of IBM, wrote to all employees: ”.Each In a new poll, IPR and the Harris Poll asked employees about their expectations for returning to the office.

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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. […].

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. Chris Bailey , an HR and wellness expert with PwC, says that mental ailments can halve productivity, and that companies must be more proactive about helping employees cope with anxiety, depression and stress. “A 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.

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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Using surveys to guide your recovery

PR Daily

If you don’t measure employee sentiment, you can’t improve it. Employee surveys are especially useful for strengthening company culture: They give people a voice by providing a specific vehicle for sharing their thoughts and knowing that their ideas are wanted and will be received and considered. Others take public transportation to work but feel the risks of exposure are just too high on a bus or subway.

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 ]. Content Marketing COVID-19 Crisis Communications Daily Scoop Employee Engagement External Communications Leadership Communications Marketing Measurement PR Industry Social Media Storytelling The Workplace Visual & Video Communications Writing & Editing

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.

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

PR Daily

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. Microsoft also updated its policy and announced that its employees who can work remotely can do so through October 2020.

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.

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

PR Daily

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.

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.

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. By Cecilia Zhong, Senior Account Executive. Cecilia’s company is sending her to work in Asia for four months,” said my husband to his boss.

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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. The program allows managers to plan, and employees to travel with ease through a single app, complete with visibility into spending and increased savings for booking companies and individual’s travel through exclusive rates.

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.

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.

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.

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.”. In others, we will be initiating consultations with employees and their representatives to discuss our proposals. The agency said that while employees have posted from their own devices, it has not had an official TikTok account.

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.

Why Zoom has changed the game for Montieth & Company

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The videoconferencing tool has allowed managing partner Montieth Illingworth to connect with clients around the globe, push D&I efforts and boost employee morale. RELATED: Showcase your impressive employee comms—and top workplaces ]. message to clients, co-workers or employees for the rest of 2020? Transportation and manufacturing companies have seen a nosedive in demand, forcing them to cut costs and shore up their balance sheets to maintain liquidity as best they can.

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.

Communicators Discuss Challenges for the Asian American & Pacific Islander Community


Panelists were Angela Chitkara, researcher and consultant, World in 2020 Project; Soon Mee Kim, executive vice president and Global Diversity and Inclusion leader, Porter Novelli; and Ted Nguyen, immediate past-president of PRSA’s Orange County Chapter and national delegate, and senior manager of external affairs at the Orange County Transportation Authority. Employees are looking very closely at their organizations and asking, ‘Are they being inclusive?’”

What is PR? 141 PR and Comms Pros Explain What They Do for a Living

Sword and the Script

1) “Make sure that employees, customers and the market understand our company, its services and goals.”. 13) “I write and post content for our customers and our employees to teach them about our company, products and vision.”. 15) “Help employees understand what is going on in the company, and help executives talk to employees.”. 35) “I help employees understand what’s going on in the company and our industry.”.

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.

17 people who should have been on MN AdFed’s 32 Under 32 List

Communications Conversations

“Jake Wallace is a remarkable force behind a great deal of change at Trimble Transportation over the past few years as their senior marketing communications specialist. Although he got his start in the agency world at Weber Shandwick, he quickly moved to the corporate side and joined transportation technology company PeopleNet—now Trimble Transportation — in 2015. She’s fun to work with, and truly cares about the organization’s mission, employees and clients.

Diverse Workplaces Generate 19 Percent More Revenue Than Less Diverse Competitors

Tribe Builder Media

Andrea La Mendola, chief of global operations at Hyperloop Transportation, advises starting with the specific group of employees you are working now. This is how La Mendola is able to manage a team of engineers from around the world and is also key to dealing with a multigenerational employee group. In the US it is common to see employees wear sandals and tank tops to office environments, which is clearly not acceptable in many more conservative countries and cultures.

Diverse Workplaces Generate 19 Percent More Revenue Than Less Diverse Competitors

Tribe Builder Media

Andrea La Mendola, chief of global operations at Hyperloop Transportation, advises starting with the specific group of employees you are working now. This is how La Mendola is able to manage a team of engineers from around the world and is also key to dealing with a multigenerational employee group. In the US it is common to see employees wear sandals and tank tops to office environments, which is clearly not acceptable in many more conservative countries and cultures.

5 lessons from America's most hated companies

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The site reviewed customer service metrics along with employee satisfaction, company policies and price performance to determine who earned the dubious distinction of “most hated companies in America.”. seemingly at the mercy of its investors), Uber’s actions spoke louder than words in 2014 and many have sworn off ever using the transportation startup. Walmart: Employee relations affect public opinion.

With Google a possible competitor, Uber changing its strategy

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The center will focus on the development of key long-term technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere,” the blog post states. However, The Wall Street Journal spoke with “a person familiar with the matter” and reported the internal app is for Google employee carpools, not its driverless car program. recently said Uber and Lyft drivers might have to be treated as employees, not as independent contractors.

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Airport’s brand journalism news service takes flight

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Air Transport World magazine named Pittsburgh International its Airport of the Year in 2017, making it the first U.S. Blue Sky enables the airport to tell its own stories, which inform its employees as well as a broader readership such as journalists and airline personnel. A report early this year featured a Transportation Security Agency officer whom Pennsylvania Sen. A once-struggling airport has seen a rebirth.

Branson stays on-brand with response to Virgin American sale

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Because I'm not American, the US Department of Transportation stipulated I take some of my shares in Virgin America as non-voting shares, reducing my influence over any takeover. The top-rated airline has been sold, and its founder—Richard Branson—proved his media relations prowess once again. Alaska Air has announced its $2.6 billion purchase of Virgin America, which received the top score this week in the Airline Quality Rating.

Is it Too Risky for Kids to Rideshare Alone?

Mindful Marketing

That’s when I came across a company that doesn’t just transport minors occasionally, it specializes in chauffeuring them. In 2014, three southern California moms who were struggling “to get their busy kids to and from school and all their activities ,” founded HopSkipDrive , a transportation service specifically designed for those age six and up.