It’s more complicated than ever to provide the information that employees need to know. New research from Gallup tells us that there are a lot of “zombies” in the work force. According to Gallup, 70% of employees are emotionally disconnected at work while 20% are so disengaged that they spread discontent to other employees and customers.
There are differences between the East and West coasts of America. In the current business climate, being global starts with being bicoastal.
Walmart’s Latest Employee-Relations Debacle Speaks to the Need for Proactive Communications Policies
A Kemptville, Ontario, Walmart employee was fired this week after urging a customer to not leave his dog in his car while he shopped. The story quickly grew legs and amounts to yet another PR black eye for the company.
What elements really make a successful PR team click? To name just a few; metrics that connect PR programs to organizations, business goals, transparent internal messaging and a social media strategy with C-suite buy-in.
On Saturday, Jennifer Lopez sang Happy Birthday to Turkmenistan’s president, Gurbanguly M. Berdimuhamedov. Today, there’s PR hell to pay.
If PR pros want to improve their writing skills, perhaps they need to carve out some time to read Charles Dickens, Vladimir Nabokov, F. Scott Fitzgerald and other literary lions whose writing talents have transcended the generations. It’s one piece of advice for how PR pros can improve their writing skills, compliments of Beth Haiken, VP of corporate citizenship and communications at WayPoint Homes.
The Path to Purchase (Increasingly) Starts With Mobile; Employee Relations A Tonic For Workplace Misconduct?
Mobile users reach for their devices early and often to find local information. Companies often find themselves focusing more on external communications to maintain a favorable public image.
The theme for this year’s Counselors Academy spring meeting—which took place in Austin, Texas—was dubbed “WEIRD,” an acronym for Wired, Entrepreneurial, Imaginative and Results-Driven. The moniker of the meeting was a play on the city’s slogan: Keep Austin Weird.