September is Suicide Prevention Month, which affords an opportunity to approach this difficult topic. Here’s how to do so with compassion, care and authenticity.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 09.22.2020  
 
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WELLNESS

How communicators can address suicide prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Month, which affords an opportunity to approach this difficult topic. Here’s how to do so with compassion, care and authenticity.


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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

Facebook’s D&I lead shared some of the tactics that are working at the social media company, as well as how to think about long-term progress on this crucial issue for all industries.


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LEADING NOW

IPR’s ‘In a Car’ video features Ragan CEO Diane Schwartz

The Institute for PR President Tina McCorkindale and Ragan CEO discuss diversity and inclusion, pivoting during COVID-19 and what’s next for the industry.



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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

How companies can improve DE&I transparency and address past failures

You’ve made a bold statement against racism and pledged to ‘do better.’ Now what? Read on for guidance on creating meaningful, lasting change in your organization.


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CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS

4 indispensable tips for surviving a crisis

Monitoring news outlets and online mentions is just the beginning. Diligent preparation and identifying what will constitute a reputational disaster—not just basic complaints—are crucial.


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REMOTE CULTURE

How WFH has brought clients and colleagues closer together

The shift to remote work has deepened the connection between PR pros and their clients. Here’s what has changed—and why it matters.


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CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS

5 ways to communicate calm in a crisis

A McKesson comms exec shares her crisis tips during pandemic and beyond.



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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

How employee resource groups enhance internal comms efforts

Communicators share how they’ve leaned on employee affinity groups to respond to recent events.


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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

How COVID-19 and recent events have energized online advocacy

Here’s how PR pros should take advantage of this moment and use digital tools to tap into a powerful zeitgeist around social responsibility and collective action.


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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

How to measure your DE&I efforts

Avoiding vanity metrics, setting tactical goals and embracing qualitative feedback are key parts of evaluating your organization’s DE&I efforts.


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COVID-19

5 examples of clever, creative COVID-19 pivots

The pandemic is forcing businesses to adapt or wither away. Take heart -- and maybe borrow an idea or two -- from these savvy strategic swivels.



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WELLNESS

5 health barriers working women face—and how to break them

It’s been 100 years since U.S. women won voting rights. Communicators, ensure that women won’t wait as long to rid the workplace of unfair health obstacles.


PR DAILY

The Daily Scoop

Here are the top stories from the PR and marketing worlds. Plus, new skills comms pros need in the COVID-19 era, why you should tell sustainability stories year-round, how PR students see the role of ethics in future work, and more.


Video Storytelling: TikTok, YouTube, Reels and Beyond Virtual Workshop

Learn how to plan, produce and post purpose-driven videos that captivate your audience.

Friday, Sept. 25. Register now.