How communicators can improve financial literacy—and secure a better seat at the table

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It might seem scary—or even painful—but communicators keen on boosting internal influence and authority must become fluent in financials. If you’re financially ignorant, you’ll be an afterthought.”. What to look for in financial reporting .

What’s working for financial comms during COVID-19

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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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Inside MD Financial Management’s Successful COVID-19 Content Strategy

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On March 11, the content team at MD Financial was finalizing their Q2 content plan, built around themes like spring cleaning your finances and home-buying season. Within six weeks, the content team created 16 fact sheets, 15 articles, 10 market thought leadership blog posts, and 8 videos.

Creating an internal task force around return to the workplace

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Back-to-the-workplace planning teams should represent diverse internal demographics as well, says Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. The post Creating an internal task force around return to the workplace appeared first on PR Daily.

Join Mark Ragan in Texas or Florida for his Internal Communications Leadership Forum

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As an internal communications executive, your to-do list never ends. That's exactly why Mark Ragan created the Internal Communications Leadership Forum. Waddell and Reed Financial. Raymond James Financial.

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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RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ]. Farmer Boys scores on social media with ‘bacon intern’ search. We've launched our first-ever search for a paid BACON INTERN.

Social Selling Training for Insurance Agents and Financial Advisors


Wondering how social selling training for insurance agents and financial advisors really works - and how it can work for you to attract leads, convert sales and build referrals? Presented for insurance and financial advisors by Barbara Rozgonyi.

Celebrating Women on International Women’s Day … and Every Day

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International Women’s Day – coming up in less than a week – is a time to recognize women around the world for their achievements. For International Women’s Day, I’m sharing some of the powerful and encouraging quotes from several of the amazing women I’ve interviewed.

How brands should respond to the BLM movement

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Bailey, professor of Leadership at the George Washington University School of Business. They should begin internally. Organizations that lack diversity need to commit to hiring Black and Brown people with financial incentives and more attractive benefit packages.

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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. Leadership (14.1%).

Crucial workplace wellness trends

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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. Helping with financial concerns would also go a long way toward alleviating stress.

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

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When Tom Foremski quit the Financial Times he was the first big mainstream media journalist to start making a living from a blog. Earlier this week Anne Gregory, president of the Global Alliance of international PR associations, tweeted about her abhorrence of the term corporate journalism.

How communicators can learn to speak ‘CEO’

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This means that you need to understand the relevant financial jargon, business jargon, and be able to translate your own work into terms they can understand, so that they can also understand how your function is helping the company advance its objectives,” he says.

How to offer ‘greater good’ in your COVID-19 communications

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Others, like Bristol-Myers Squibb, are contributing substantial financial support and needed products (like personal protection equipment) to relief efforts in affected areas around the world.

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

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We believe that the right organization, based on a culture of collaboration, leadership, value, and constant development, can enable world-class innovation. Executive Communication External Communications How We Did It Internal Communications Leadership Communications

As public trust ebbs, workers turn to employers for info and assurances

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Edelman SVP Jonathan Jordan taps polling data to explain how communicators can deliver reality to fact-starved internal and external audiences—and look toward the ‘next normal.’. COVID-19 Executive Communication Internal Communications Leadership Communications

How to Maintain a Team-Focused Culture While Working From Home


Our college intern is settled back in his childhood home, balancing online classes and remote work. Now that we’re settled into another month of working remotely, our leadership team has focused on working better together and keeping our agency’s supportive culture at the front and center.

How COVID-19 has taught comms pros to lean into their strengths

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Now with (just) a moment or two to reflect, I see that our ability to tap into available information about our internal and external audiences—combined with pivoting to new engagement models—were pivotal to our success.

WhatsApp limits forwarding to slow misinformation, SeaWorld CEO resigns, and measuring PR in a crisis

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CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. Join Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Board to network and brainstorm with peers, get the latest intelligence and research and start to strategize for the future of your organization. VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: Best Practices in Internal Communications & Culture ].

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

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CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. Join Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Board to network and brainstorm with peers, get the latest intelligence and research and start to strategize for the future of your organization.

Levi’s COVID-19 response, metrics to watch during the crisis, and why it’s time to consider TikTok

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Employees can feel a sense of whiplash when furloughs and layoffs are announced when mere months ago your organization was enjoying strong financial growth. You can get more insights for managing a crisis by joining our exclusive Crisis Leadership Board.

This Is What You Need to Know About Becoming a Leader Today


Blythe Campbell, APR , will lead PRSA’s new Leadership Communication Certificate Program , which starts on Aug. They were meeting deadlines and my internal clients were pleased with their work, but they didn’t do the work the way I would have done it.

Keep Calm and Then What? How to plan your communications around the return to ?normal?

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Is your company financially stable, and what are your ambitions? Blog Claire Walker Employee Communications Leadership Traditional PR customer communications employee comms internal comms leadership media public relations Social Media

How to Be a Strong Leader During This Global Pandemic


From economic uncertainty to anxiety and disruptions to daily life, there are many immediate and potentially existential issues for an organization and its leadership. Thought Leadership coronavirus crisis management leadership leadership communications

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How PR should vie for the prestige of the CMO

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Over the past several weeks I have been clicking on website tabs and reading the list of bios of leadership teams of dozens of high-tech companies. Those pages feature photos of the usual suspects: chief executive officers, chief financial officers, and chief technology officers.

Conference Recap: Richard Dreyfuss on the Importance of Civics in the Classroom


PRSA presented Richard Dreyfuss with its inaugural Civic Engagement Award yesterday during the 2019 International Conference in San Diego. Thought Leadership ICON PRSA International Conference

Responsible communication leadership: putting employees first

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Following the financial crisis in 2008, management thinkers and others have rightly questioned the role of business leaders in society. A new term coined: responsible leadership. A new term has emerged for an elevated emphasis on ethical business practice: responsible leadership.

Keep Calm and Then What? How to plan your communications around the return to ‘normal’

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Is your company financially stable, and what are your ambitions? Blog Claire Walker Employee Communications Leadership Traditional PR customer communications employee comms internal comms leadership media public relations Social MediaIt seems like a lifetime ago that we saw a wave of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ memes sweeping the UK.

What PR pros are sharing with stakeholders during COVID-19

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Leadership must show empathy and authenticity.”. Whether it’s internal or external communications, activate your emotional intelligence now more than ever,” she says. “It’s What about when it is time to share some hard truths about the financial future of your organization?

Canceling over coronavirus: Should your event go on?

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Many organizations worldwide are canceling trade shows, internal events and media happenings. Joseph Health canceled a large internal conference scheduled for next week in California, says Social Strategy Director Caitlin Angeloff.

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How offering historical context helps in a crisis

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When the world was rocked by 9/11, and then by the Enron and WorldCom scandals, corporate America felt rudderless, and many stakeholders no longer trusted financial institutions. How you engage your internal stakeholders could be the difference in your recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

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PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

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As a former head of CorpComm functions at Fortune 100 financial institutions, these priorities resonate for a number of reasons. Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0 A Guest Post by Simon Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch TM.

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Communications Careers: Measuring Progress in Steps Through Peaks & Valleys

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The site has 5,000 agencies and consultant profiles in areas including crisis communications, public relations, internal communications, government affairs, investor relations, content marketing, social media, SEO, website development, photography, and video.

Pride in a Time of Pandemic


We need to connect with the broader LGBTIQ community, to be loud and visible digitally, [even] if we can’t do so in person, to ensure that LGBTIQ people aren’t pushed even further into the margins of societies.” — Valerie Ploumpis, co-chair, OutRight Action International.

An inside look at AARP’s rapid response team

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Now more than ever, we urge Congress to immediately act to: Improve nursing home care Provide financial relief for those in need Lower Rx drug prices Expand nutrition assistance. Here are a few steps Mehta discussed: Create a rapid response team and internal protocol.

6 top concerns for corporate communications leaders

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Under pressure from the CEO, many communications pros are frustrated by internal challenges like getting buy-in for a data source that measures reputation and that aligns with other corporate KPIs and business results.

How G&S Business Communications is embracing a moment of change

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When asked for specifics about what the agency is doing to tackle the issues of diversity and inclusion, Lambert points to the importance of direct and honest internal communication. COVID-19 Crisis Communications Leadership Communications PR Industry The Workplace

Experts Weigh in on the PR Job Market Right Now, and What It Will Look Like Later This Year


In health care, “our clients have come to a screeching halt,” she said, but opportunities still exist in areas such as technology and financial services. Financial communications and investor relations are also hot areas now,” Delulio said.

7 tips to make your email super effective

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RELATED: Join us in California for the Best Practices for Internal Communications an Culture Conference ]. A quarterly financial report is more understandable than a 10-Q. Email Executive Communication Leadership Communications Writing & Editing

Pornhub donates 50k masks and offers free subscriptions, digital platforms and tech partner to share COVID-19 information, and Tony Awards postponed

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To help models who have been financially impacted by COVID-19, Pornhub will offer them 100% of their video sales after processing fee — for a total payout of 85% of video sales earnings on both Pornhub and its clip site Modelhub — for the month of April. Internal communications.

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