Workers want to know they're respected, valued and appreciated -- not a generic 'thanks!' or a meaningless work anniversary reminder.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 04.14.2021  
 
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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

How to pursue true, genuine employee engagement

Workers want to know they're respected, valued and appreciated -- not a generic 'thanks!' or a meaningless work anniversary reminder.


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REMOTE CULTURE

Developing a winning culture in a distributed workforce

As hybrid workplaces become more common—and remote work gains momentum, here’s how you can ensure your organization still builds a close community.


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WRITING & EDITING

30 words and phrases from the 1920s that are still the ‘cat’s pajamas’

It’s been 100 years since these words were part of the everyday American lexicon. Do any of these old sayings deserve a closer look in modern times?



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THE CONSULTANT IS IN

What journalists want from PR people

Credible sources and pitches emailed early in the week, according to a new Muck Rack report.


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FINANCIAL LITERACY

3 major types of financial statements comms pros should know

Quarterly reports are a treasure trove of information for communicators and PR pros. Here’s how to find the data you need when analyzing the numbers.


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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

5 ways you can join the fight against ‘fake news’

How can communicators push back against disinformation and cratering public trust? Here are concrete actions to consider.


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WRITING & EDITING

A wonderful bundle of guidance for enduring editorial excellence

Grab a career's worth of advice from a slew of accomplished writers, editors and storytellers.



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LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATIONS

How women leaders are set to soar in a post-pandemic world

Top communicators from Methodist Le Bonheur Health, Con Edison, CBRE and Bristol-Meyers Squibb share how they are thinking about leadership and gender in the months ahead.


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CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS

4 proactive steps for preserving brand reputation

Do you know what skeletons are luring in your organizations’ closets? Here’s how to make sure you aren’t caught by surprise.


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THE WEEK IN COMMS

The best career advice, Codifying DE&I commitments, and more

Get takeaways on avoiding ‘ableist’ language, how to take a social media stand, and lessons from Georgia’s controversial voting law.


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PRODUCTIVITY

20 productivity apps every communicator should consider

Try these tools to help get more organized, efficient and effective in your work.



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SOCIAL MEDIA

How to protect your brand from social media impersonators

With fraudsters creating fake accounts and causing other messaging mayhem that can harm consumer trust and brand reputation, here’s how to defend against digital grifters.


PR DAILY

The Daily Scoop

Here are the top stories from the PR and marketing worlds. Plus, check out our Op-Eds, case studies and practical guides from around the industry on the latest best practices in external communications, social media engagement and crisis communications.


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