Forced to adapt your communication to a remote workforce seemingly overnight? Follow these tips for guidance.

TODAY’S HEADLINES – 04.07.2020  
 
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EMAIL

5 best practices for communicating with your suddenly remote team

Forced to adapt your communication to a remote workforce seemingly overnight? Follow these tips for guidance.


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COVID-19

How to engage employees with empathy around COVID-19

Every organization must be ready to demonstrate how it is taking care of its workers during this crisis. Here are some ways to ensure your reputation remains untarnished.


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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

4 ways an engineering company is adapting to a remote workforce

One firm’s communications team created an infrastructure to help employees stay working while isolated.



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THE CONSULTANT IS IN

Adjust your expectations of remote workers to become an accountable leader

How are you providing an example for employees during the current crisis? Here are two tips to improve your internal communications.


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LEADING NOW

Peppercomm’s Steve Cody: ‘Our discipline has risen to the occasion’

The current crisis is taking its toll on PR agencies. Here’s how one industry leader is guiding his team through the COVID-19 pandemic.


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DAILY SCOOP

WhatsApp limits forwarding to slow misinformation, SeaWorld CEO resigns, and measuring PR in a crisis

Also: Matthew McConaughey joins senior living facility’s bingo game, Disney offers virtual magic, CBS drama focuses on pandemic, and more.


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COVID-19

How to offer ‘greater good’ In your COVID-19 communications

With many organizations looking to offer help to their communities, it’s crucial to communicate these efforts in a way that feels authentic and thoughtful.



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INSPIRATION BREAK

A dose of optimism for employees

This week's story focuses on optimism in the face of adversity.


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COVID-19

PR pros set the stage of the next phase of crisis response

Engaging employees is crucial for long-term success, according to these communications leaders.


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COVID-19

Take our survey on COVID-19’s impact on communications

Tell us how you’re reaching remote employees, if your value has increased internally, and what departments you’re working with in this short survey.


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RAGAN AWARDS

Ragan will recognize leadership in human resources

Our inaugural Top Women in HR Awards will spotlight influential women in HR at all stages of their career. Nominate a colleague or client—or yourself—by May 15.



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DAILY SCOOP

Zoom chief focuses on winning back trust, Hobby Lobby closes and furloughs most employees, and Apple makes COVID-19 face shields

Also: Ad budgets face bigger decrease than during 2008’s recession, Berlin Cameron helps small businesses, Etsy encourages sellers to make fabric masks, and more.


PR DAILY

The Daily Scoop

WhatsApp changes forwarding rules to halt misinformation; SeaWorld's leadership crisis; and more stories. Plus, leadership advice from Peppercomm's Steve Cody, takeaways from the American Lung Association, tips for showing empathy in COVID-19 messages, and more.


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