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Three Business Technology Trends to Prepare for in the Wake of COVID-19

Robert Castles, Principal and Chief Technology Officer, PMG 2020 was a pivotal year in so many ways, and global events stemming from the pandemic continue to affect businesses and the technology they use.  Not only did formerly thriving organizations shut their doors permanently, but the workflows of those that survived were thrown for a loop…

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How Nursing Homes Can Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing 2020 was a horrific year for nursing homes. Of the 500,000+ American deaths from COVID-19, 36% were care facility residents or staff. In some states, that figure was as high as 54%. While the older generations and those with health issues are uniquely vulnerable in the pandemic, several missteps taken…

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How Do Employees Rate Employers’ COVID-19 Wellness Efforts?

New data reveals 15 companies that are receiving high marks from workers.     Robby Brumberg   Are you pleased with how your employer has handled the COVID-19 crisis thus far? Have your leaders stepped up to provide crucial resources, support and tangible relief—or has the pandemic exposed a glaring lack of empathy and compassion? Many…

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Identifying and Addressing Mental Illness Hot Spots Caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic

CommPRO Editorial Staff Mental Health America (MHA), along with Lundbeck, announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative that will apply analytics on the data set created from MHA’s extensive mental health screenings, plus publicly available data sets, to find mental health hotspots and address the rapidly escalating mental health impacts emerging from the COVID-19…

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Mentoring in the Age of Covid-19

Mickey Mandelbaum, Partner, Prosek Partners  Of all the havoc the pandemic has brought to the workplace, the one that worries me the most are the lessons and knowledge our younger colleagues are missing in the current work-from-home environment.  To be clear, I’m not talking about formal teach-ins or other company-wide meetings that can no longer…

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QR Codes get a New Life as COVID-19 Recovery Spurs Contactless Payments

Justin Osborne COVID-19 increased the need of many businesses and people to have alternative payment methods. The rise in technological discoveries has paved the way for this to be possible. Many businesses are now tapping on to the use of QR code technology as a mechanism of surviving the slowdown in the global market.  This is because…

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3 Tips to Retool Your Influencer Marketing During COVID-19

Adam Rossow, Co-Founder, Group RFZ With lockdowns driving up social media engagement, and influencers still creating content from home, influencer marketing remains a resilient strategy. However, it’s not business as usual. These tips can guide you through the reformulated world of influencer marketing during the pandemic.  Social media use among U.S. adults has risen significantly…

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How COVID-19 Has Changed Consumer Behavior

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR As our country is still grappling with COVID-19, many marketers are in a quandary as to how to strategize to consumers, many of whom have yet to return to work. Add to that the fact that many employers are still allowing employees to work remotely. A recent McKinsey study discovered other…

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South Korea’s Jeju Island Selects ICONLOOP Blockchain Technology for Private, Secure COVID-19 Contact Tracing

  CommPRO Editorial Staff  ICONLOOP (www.iconloop.com), South Korea’s leading blockchain technology company, today announced that Jeju Island, the country’s most popular domestic tourist destination, will use its Decentralized Identity (‘DID’) blockchain technology to provide private, secure COVID-19 contact tracing to the island’s 15 million annual visitors. ICONLOOP and the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province have signed a…

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Black Communications Professionals Disparately Impacted Due to COVID-19, New Survey Finds

CommPRO Editorial Staff COVID-19 is uniquely impacting Blacks in communications due to organizational shifts brought on by the virus combined with the heightened social justice climate. Recently, Media Frenzy Global, in partnership with the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS), released its 2020 survey, COVID-19’s Impact on Black Communications Professionals, highlighting challenges faced by Black professionals during COVID-19. The survey…

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The Importance of Putting People First During COVID-19

Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, President and CEO, Institute for Public Relations Steve Cody, Founder and CEO, Peppercomm, IPR Chair Recently, the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and Peppercomm released a new e-book featuring 30 senior communication executives discussing how they are handling COVID-19 and looking ahead to the future. Of the 30 executives, one common…

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#CheckMyMath…Are U.S. Covid-19 Deaths Really Like 750 Jets Crashing?

Lessons in Using Analogies Gerard Braud, CSP, Fellow IEC In a politically divided United States, research indicates one-third of Americans think Covid-19 is a hoax, while two-thirds think it is a serious threat to health and safety. Oddly, the message that “Covid-19 is like the common flu” seems to resonate soundly with one audience. Yet…

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