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Increasing Consumer Engagement Through Brand Citizenship

By Laura Ferry, Founder/President, Good Company The recent gridlock in Congress has shifted the trust of the American people from government toward business. According to the 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer, people trust CEO’s more than government to solve social problems and they’re now looking to businesses to tackle social issues. Add social media to amplify…

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What A United Front Between PR and HR Can Achieve in the Great Resignation

Julie Livingston, President, WantLeverage Communications In my work as a public relations and integrated marketing practitioner, I’m seeing the effects of “The Great Resignation” play out firsthand. From March 2020 through November 2021, an average of more than 3.9 million workers quit their jobs each month, resulting in 2021 holding the highest labor turnover average…

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How to Audit Your Internal Comms in 7 Easy Steps (FREE WEBINAR)

Join us on January 12th The free Ragan webinar sponsored by Workshop offers templates and tactics for analyzing your internal messaging and benchmarking employee engagement. When was the last time you measured your internal communications? Without a comprehensive audit, you won’t know if your messages are resonating with employees—or if a new channel is worth…

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How to Create a Thriving Culture in a Digital Workplace

  Get crucial tips and takeaways for the year ahead, culled from a recent webinar produced by Simpplr. Robby Brumberg, Ragan Communications As we speed into 2022, many companies are still grappling with how to create a close-knit workplace environment that helps employees thrive. Maintaining a strong culture is no easy task amid ongoing pandemic…

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How To Build Trust in Teams

“Corporate culture is the only sustainable competitive advantage that is completely within the control of the entrepreneur. Develop a strong corporate culture first and foremost.” David Cummings, Co-founder of Pardot, a marketing automation platform acquired by Salesforce.  Building a truly exceptional culture depends upon trust within the organization. Trust is defined as a “firm belief…

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Communication Strategies in the Workplace

Workplace communication is the exchanging of information and ideas within an organization. Effective workplace communication is when this information is sent and received accurately – something that is central to all business goals.  97 percent of workers believe that communication impacts the success of tasks every day. It’s vital to create a positive communication strategy…

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Ready, Set, Re-Engage (ON-DEMAND VIDEO)

Free Virtual Event ON-DEMAND VIDEO     Businesses are planning their corporate events for a post-pandemic world. Some business leaders expect corporate events to operate the way it was before. But that is no longer an option for all stakeholders to participate safely and productively. The year 2020 and the first half of 2021 proved…

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How Communicators Can Influence the Conversation on Equity

Paul Merchan, Senior Vice President, Client Relationships, Peppercomm While the world is still a long way from being at peace, today, September 21, we recognize United Nations International Day of Peace. This carries even deeper significance after what we’ve been through with the COVID-19 pandemic; and true to this, the theme this year is “Recovering…

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How to Heal a Distressed World Through Emotional Intelligence (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Everyone is familiar with the standard IQ test. In fact, as a society, we’re so obsessed with the intelligence quotient that a simple Google search will bring up any number of so-called “IQ tests”, although the validity of most of these is questionable. We’ve got apps that claim to test…

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Creating a Culture of Wellbeing

  Workplace culture is top of the list when it comes to areas executives should put their attention on to improve productivity, employee morale, and ultimately, the success of the company itself. Nothing determines business prosperity or failure more than workplace culture because it has far-reaching effects on employee well-being. This past year has brought…

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A Call for Action: The Role of DEI Data in Charting a Path Forward

Carmella Glover, President, Diversity Action Alliance  As storytellers by trade, we’ve undoubtedly heard convincing perspectives touting diversity or calling out a lack of diversity within the workplace in the PR and communications industry. Leaders trumpet the growth of diversity in their teams, the new hires or recently promoted employees who represent a marginalized group, the…

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INTERVIEW: 5 Questions with Kristin Graham

  A top company culture expert shares why employers need to check in before employees check out. Sally O’ Dowd Would you give up $30,000, or more, to keep working remotely? A lot of working professionals would. More than six in 10 people at large U.S. companies – 64% – would prefer to work permanently…

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5 Tips to Better Manage Your Business Budget

Maggie Bloom A business budget is one of the most important aspects of any business. Without a budget, a company runs the risk of being unprepared. Without a buffer for unforeseen expenditures and investments, a company faces the danger of being unable to pay such commitments when they become due. Budgets enable businesses to plan…

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How AI is Changing the Business World

Photo by George Morina from Pexels Victoria Smith Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology that invokes strong emotions in people. For some, artificial intelligence is a tool that is the herald of a better tomorrow. For others, it is the harbinger of doom, signifying the end of human life as it is currently known. The…

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The Positive Impact of HR Business Software

CommPRO Editorial Staff The events of 2020 have left the business world looking for new answers to old problems. Business leaders who are not prepared to tackle the ongoing transition into the post-pandemic workplace are going to be left standing.  If your company is looking for a way forward that supports your staff through their…

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Ragan Communications Acquires Communications Week™

Communicators worldwide unite November 15-19, 2021 for exclusive industry event CommPRO Editorial Staff Ragan Communications announced today that it has acquired Communications Week, the preeminent event and thought leadership brand for communicators and marketers worldwide. The acquisition fortifies Ragan’s position serving public relations, internal communications and marketing professionals with best-in-class content and experiences. Ragan Communications,…

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