Enter Ragan’s Top Places to Work Awards—part of our Employee Communications Awards. The entry deadline is Friday, Oct. 23.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 09.28.2020  
 
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RAGAN AWARDS

Showcase what makes your organization a top place to work

Enter Ragan’s Top Places to Work Awards—part of our Employee Communications Awards. The entry deadline is Friday, Oct. 23.


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COVID-19

Finding positivity in a pandemic

Here’s how one industry leader tries to remain grounded—and lessons she takes from others in her community—in a time of unparalleled disruption and uncertainty.


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SOCIAL MEDIA

3 ways to select the right channel for your message

Walker Sands’ vice president of marketing shows that to effectively reach your audience in 2020, you must meet them where they are.



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VISUAL & VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS

How to maximize video production on a tight budget

Minimalism is hot right now. Here's how to produce or enhance your next piece for a pittance.


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COVID-19

Guidance for managing employee relations during COVID-19

A lawyer shares advice for engaging employees and protecting your business during these difficult days.


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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Report: Sharing your efforts to fight racism a key comms objective

With the data conclusively showing that brands and corporations must take a stand on the issue of systematic inequality and racism, half of consumers say they are unaware of organizations’ efforts.


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EVENTS

Tips for launching a great virtual event

With social distancing likely to be a fact of life for many months to come, communicators should consider ways to bring everyone together online.



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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

5 tips for identifying—and avoiding—cognitive bias during a crisis

When facing the unknown, you might not even know everything you think you know.


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CAREER ADVICE

How the pandemic has revealed a need for new comms skills

Here are the tools and tactics PR pros should master as the industry adapts to an ever-increasingly virtual world.


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IN MEMORIAM

5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg quotations to inspire communicators

The late Supreme Court justice was a fierce advocate of progressive moments and women’s rights. Here’s how you can apply her insights to your career path.


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RAGAN AWARDS

Share your amazing internal comms—and workplaces

Enter Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards to showcase your impressive internal campaigns, content, projects, intranets, remote experiences and inspiring workplaces. The deadline is Friday, Oct. 23.



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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.


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.