Archive: November 1999

FAST FACTS FROM THE WORLD OF WORK

November 22nd, 1999 by

Two-thirds of all employees are happiest on the job when they feel like they’re part of a team. More than one-third of employees cite the potential for career advancement as a primary reason for staying… Continued

THE NEW MATH: PLOTTING PR’S COURSE ON THE MEASUREMENT CURVE

November 22nd, 1999 by

In the evolution of PR measurement, many have taken the easy road and blamed SENIOR MANAGEMENT – that faceless nemesis – as the main culprit blocking the path to research nirvana. But a straw poll… Continued

SAY IT WITH KEY CHAINS

November 22nd, 1999 by

How can you shore up your company’s brand reputation among business travelers? Give ’em free stuff. A recent poll of 280 randomly selected business travelers at Chicago’s O’Hare and Dallas/Fort Worth International airports revealed that… Continued

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

November 22nd, 1999 by

Americans are hungry for news about culinary trends, while companies in the food industry are starving for grade-A, PR talent in the tight labor market, according to The Hungry Mind, a bulletin published quarterly by… Continued

‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE LAUDED

November 22nd, 1999 by

Time for small communications firms to add another item to their holiday wish lists – glory, that is. The Summit Creative Awards, a competition for advertising and marcom shops with billings under $15 million, has… Continued

PRE-FAB PR

November 22nd, 1999 by

We always knew there were little men inside them there machines! Nedd/Detroit Public Relations introduces a new service for the prosaically challenged. The firm’s Web-based Press Release Builder (found at publicityonline.com) prompts users to fill… Continued

A PICTURE’S WORTH 1,000 WORDS…AND MORE

November 22nd, 1999 by

Looking to get some extra mileage out of those beautiful, glossy product shots that tapped your budget in one fell swoop? PR Newswire has teamed with veteran photo editor Hal Buell to offer online tips… Continued

MOVES, NAME CHANGES AND GLOBAL RUMBLINGS

November 22nd, 1999 by

An exclusive affiliation agreement has been stamped between Ketchum and Recognition Public Relations, Australia’s largest IT-oriented PR firm, in an effort to expand its technological girth to the Asia Pacific region. The deal gives Recognition… Continued

Building a Level of Trust in A Climate of Constant Change

November 15th, 1999 by

Trust is an intangible but powerful determinant of organizations’ effectiveness, productivity and potential to offer fulfilling, enjoyable careers. Unfortunately, trust between coworkers – and between individuals, departments and the company as a whole – is… Continued

General Malaise

November 15th, 1999 by

It’s a frustrating time at the New York office of Hill and Knowlton, which took another hit recently when Jeff Raleigh left his post as general manager to return to the agency’s West Coast office… Continued