Organizations are using data to inform news reporting, make personal, professional and civic decisions, or simply get a better picture of what’s unfolding.
Stories by Lisa Conquergood
While many organizations have hiring freezes, they are still seeking job candidates for when the pandemic is over. Here’s what hiring managers need to know.
Executing a media tour in normal circumstances isn’t easy. But what about a virtual media tour in the middle of a public health crisis?
Communications during COVID-19 is fraught with challenges. From communicating to employees about the potential for pay cuts, furloughs or even layoffs, to determining how to notify people of exposure to the virus, communicators have their work cut out for them. Since health care arguably is at the center of most of our lives at the moment, communications in and out of hospitals is in the spotlight.
With economic activity drastically reduced, businesses are laying off, furloughing or cutting salaries of workers. We’ve assembled a collection of tips and tactics to help communicate these actions during this especially difficult and uncertain time.
In just days, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to shifts in the way communications is practiced across all industries and sectors, including not just traditional brand messaging, but how employers are disbursing important information to staff and governments to constituencies. Senior comms professionals gathered virtually on March 25 to discuss PR in these unprecedented times during a PRNEWS webinar, Communicating about COVID-19 — Navigating a New and Uncertain Crisis.
Though New York issued its orders earlier last week, it has become the state to watch in terms of its communication strategy.