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. These are about the company’s internal controls and the culture of a high-profile Fortune 500 company.”.

Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern

Reputation Us

It’s the New Year and that can only mean one thing: A new intern! The post Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern appeared first on LTPR. Please help us welcome Kevin Gaboury to our team for the winter.

Behind-The-Scenes: The Life of a Summer Intern

PR Expanded

With the new school year fast approaching, interns are beginning to reflect on their experiences this summer. As a summer intern at Atlantic Health, I have gained a great deal of knowledge that I believe will be useful to me at college, and ultimately, throughout life.

Working with Global Media: CNBC International and The Associated Press Share Tips

Business Wire

by Ai Arakawa, Senior International Media Relations Specialist Many of us in the PR/Communications business spend our days focusing on our work with local media. Ted Kemp just moved to Singapore to serve as managing editor, Digital of CNBC International.

Best PR Practices For Working With International Clients

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

International business helps put a PR agency (quite literally) on the map, opening doors to expanded business opportunities. To mitigate the challenges, we start by looking at trends in media coverage of international announcements.

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.

LinkedIn Social Selling for MDRT Financial Services and Insurance Pros


I'm excited to present LinkedIn social selling marketing strategies for financial services and insurance pros at MDRT's annual conference in Vancouver!! MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.

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.

4 Big Content Marketing Lessons from General Mills, 3M, Ameriprise Financial & SCHERMER


Maura Ryan , Digital Content Marketing Manager, Ameriprise Financial. When it comes to internal content marketing teams and resources, nearly half (45 percent) of B2C marketers have a dedicated content marketing group in their organizations, according to the Content Marketing Institute.

5 ways Assurance creates authenticity internally

PR Daily

Authenticity in communications isn’t just a matter of being straightforward for its own sake; the financial benefits to the organization are immense. The reason a lot of companies go about the work of the high-trust culture is [that] we know the financial results that come from it.”.

LTPR Welcomes Nicolas Capistrano as Summer Intern

Reputation Us

August 1, 2016 – LT Public Relations , a Portland-based communications firm, welcomes Nicolas Capistrano as its summer intern. LT Public Relations is a communications firm specializing in financial, health care, legal and crisis management. PORTLAND, Ore.,

Why and how you should use podcasting—externally and internally

PR Daily

Two obstacles have prevented internal communicators from pursuing podcasting (in addition to those listed above). Umpqua Bank's "Open Account" addresses financial literacy. Podcasting is not just red hot; it's here to stay.

3 ways hiring marketing interns could hurt your small business

PR Daily

A marketing budget—no matter how small—should be a key component of your early financial planning. When outlining your budget, you might consider hiring a communications or social media intern. Interns lack industry knowledge. Sooner or later (and usually sooner), interns leave.

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

PR Daily

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.

How to create a culture abuzz with internal fans and advocates

PR Daily

However, when you fail to activate your employees, you’ve effectively created a financial black hole for your organization. As you boost internal advocacy through training, supporting, mentoring and mobilizing, you’re also aligning employees’ work with the organization’s purpose and mission.

Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

Reputation Us

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. How does a financial institution measure up to the competition?

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

Waxing UnLyrical

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.

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

Stuart Bruce

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.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Millennials are earning a decent income, but many financial factors keep them from flourishing. Millennials claim a large chunk of consumer purchasing power, but they aren’t quite as well off as their baby boomer predecessors when it comes to financial stability.

Affect versus effect: Clarity on this tricky soundalike tandem

PR Daily

The rapid changes she made after she got the job effected a complete turnaround in the company’s financial position.”. External Communications Internal Communications Leadership Communications Nonprofit Communications Writing & Editing

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is looking for an internal communications coordinator in New York City. Corporate communications manager—BOK Financial (Colorado). Celebrate your favorite companion—or adopt one—on April 11 for National Pet Day.

Will your culture scale as you grow? Ask these 9 key questions

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us at Facebook for our Internal Communications and Employee Engagement Summit. ]. distinctive people policies, practices, internal initiatives, social rituals)? Employee Engagement Internal Communications The Workplace

Merger Talk: How Credit Unions Can Communicate & Safeguard Their Reputations

Reputation Us

That is the question that credit unions (and financial institutions at large) are discreetly asking. If financial institutions decide to come together, communication must be considered in the context of logistics and cultural sensitivities, member nuances and understandings.

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

Reputation Us

A solid communications strategy starts with prioritizing your internal audience One of the most overlooked types of communications for companies is addressing their internal audience. Across the board, whether a financial services company or a healthcare […].

Stockholders in the Corporate Family – or contemporary activists?

PR Conversations

The 1980s was the boom period decade for the financial PR sector – making Chases’ chapter seem genteel in comparison: What should be the goals of a program for stockholder relations: Simply put, the aim should be to cultivate the investor’s friendliness and loyalty to his company.

Seattle Children’s Hospital focuses stories on people, not programs

PR Daily

The use of individuals to communicate about issues is a major element of an effort in which the hospital produces fewer stories but increases the hits, says Alison Zurcher, Seattle Children’s interim director of research and internal communications.

#measurePR Recap (March 2017): Celebrating Women Who Kick Major #measurePR Butt

Waxing UnLyrical

The March #measurePR chat was the day following the 2017 recognition of International Women’s Day , so Shonali had some of the PR measurement world’s female superstars as her guests on the chat this month. Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips.

Why I Am Working Today, on the Day Without a Woman

Return on Reputation

Today is International Women’s Day. Yet I sit here trying to write a blog for International Women’s Day that says something that hasn’t already been said , by me, or by women far more eloquent, inspiring and accomplished than I can ever hope to be. I am at work.

Responsible communication leadership: putting employees first

PR Conversations

Following the financial crisis in 2008, management thinkers and others have rightly questioned the role of business leaders in society. Indeed the inconsistencies for senior manager communication were greater than for any other aspect of internal communication. By Dr Kevin Ruck.

Business Wire Releases New White Paper: Is Your IR Site a Security Liability?

Business Wire

At the top of that list should be the creation and maintenance of an investor relations site, a beneficial communications tool that makes it easy for analysts, shareholders and the media to find essential financial documents and material news. The modern IRO has many areas of responsibilities.

Applauding the community at the Fringe

PR Conversations

These experiences were all good ones, including meeting new people and the commonality of working in teams towards specific business and financial goals towards betterment. Audiences took full advantage of the wealth of local, national and international theatre and dance.”

Who talks to (and about) colleagues like that?

PR Conversations

One would hope that a similar consciousness of respect is at the heart of most corporate communications functions , particularly when companies are large enough to commit resources not just to HR but also staff (or a team) dedicated to internal communications.

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

Reputation Us

A solid communications strategy starts with prioritizing your internal audience. One of the most overlooked types of communications for companies is addressing their internal audience. In my 22 years of professional business experience, I have rarely seen a client have really solid internal communications. 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.

5 Ways to Create a Successful, Integrated B2B Marketing Campaign

B2B PR Sense

A few years ago, I checked in with Lincoln Financial Group , a historically, sales-based organization, which made a complete, 180-degree turn over the course of one year. Lincoln Financial -- A Story of Success.

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What is Investor Relations?

Shift Communications

Investor relations (or IR) is a specific sub-discipline of public relations that revolves around how a company communicates with investors, shareholders, government authorities, and the financial community. conduct financial analyst briefings. Certified financial statement disclosures.

Your 10-K is Coveted (and Comprehensive) Content


Management’s assessment of the effectiveness of the company’s internal control over financial reporting, including disclosure of any material weakness in its internal controls. An attestation report of the independent auditors on the company’s control over financial reporting.

2015 State of the News Media Report

The Proactive Report

NPR’s podcast downloads alone grew 41% year over year, according to the company’s internal data. Many news outlets are still struggling financially. Television is doing better financially. Pew Research released their 2015 State of the Media report this week.

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Why Newswires? The Past, Present & Future of Trusted News

Business Wire

Business Wire has partnerships with 60 national and international news agencies facilitating reach to more than 89,000 media outlets in 162 countries.

75% of Institutional Investors Want the Full Story at Their Fingertips


You may want to speak with your external stakeholders yourself to understand their internal processes and research workflow.

PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

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

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