PR management

8 ways to help people feel connected during a virtual meeting

06 Jul, 2021 Virtual, remote meetings

Workplace communication has become a real challenge because the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted most workers to their homes in either WFH or hybrid mode. In these difficult times, we need to get communication accomplished with the limited resources. In this article, find out 8 ways to help people feel connected during a virtual meeting.

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5 must-have qualities for effective negotiation skills

28 Jun, 2021 Face-to-face meetings, negotiation

Negotiation is a life skill of great importance, but knowing how can be difficult. Visit our article to understand the essential qualities of expert negotiators and to read helpful tips for successful outcomes.

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8 ideas to promote trust and unity among remote workers

17 May, 2021 PR management, WFH, hybrid work

The COVID crisis has forced many people to accept remote or hybrid work. But a healthy team culture is difficult to maintain in this type of work. A positive culture leads to greater employee unity and trust, which in turn lead to more productive work outcomes. Here are 8 great ideas to promote remote worker trust and unity.

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Why team building should be an important part of your employer branding

23 Mar, 2021 Business management, WFH, hybrid work, Working in the office

Your organization’s employer brand is a major reason why new employees join rather than going to another employer. Astute employers attend to their employer brand because it attracts the best applicants for their job openings. Employer branding is how an organization improves its corporate identity, corporate image, and reputation, particularly among target employees. It helps the organization attract the best talents and skills to its workforce. A corporate identity or corporate image is how ...

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Eight great tips for recruiting the best new member for your team

21 Mar, 2021 PR management, Staff recruitment

Effective teams are the key to the success of every organization. The right teams of professionals give organizations a higher chance of improved efficiency. However, just as you would not underestimate the power of a good team, you should not underestimate the damage that can be caused by an unsuitable team member, especially when COVID-19 has created more difficult working conditions for teams, including the difficulty of monitoring the performance of team members. Ensuring ...

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After lockdown, should your team continue to operate remotely?

11 Mar, 2021 Business management, COVID-19 Latest, PR management, WFH, hybrid work, Working in the office

Coronavirus-era lockdowns have forced us all to re-evaluate where we work and how we maintain a healthy work-life balance. As unlikely as widespread remote work might have seemed two years ago, this option now defines the work experience of PR professionals the world over. But as lockdown procedures ebb while the vaccine rollout progresses, PR and other organizational managers will be asking whether to return to the office or not. The answer will depend ...

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6 ways to build a strong culture within a remote team

05 Mar, 2021 Business management, PR management, WFH, hybrid work

Team culture matters much more than you might think. Positive work culture and good communication help a team do much more than just implement their projects; these concepts help team members to excel in their tasks and rise to new heights. Culture is "how we do things around here," according to Gallup consultants. It is what makes your organization special and different from others. Teams with positive cultures have a greater sense of accountability. ...

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Tips for impromptu speaking in business – in person and online

01 Mar, 2021 Business management, Face-to-face meetings, negotiation, Leadership role, Personal, PR management, Speeches and presentations, Virtual, remote meetings, Working in the office, Workplace relationships

Impromptu speaking in business settings can be the most important and influential verbal communication you will ever undertake. This applies in face-to-face and virtual discussions; and internally as well as externally. However, I have seen people botch this too often. It is all-too-easy to fall into the trap of thinking the agenda doesn’t involve you directly, but the talk may swing your way. Not making a worthwhile contribution, even with informal remarks, can cause executive management or clients to doubt your effectiveness, which may obstruct your career progress.

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Wellness is even more important for remote teams

21 Feb, 2021 Business management, Mental health support, PR management, Virtual, remote meetings

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit like the biggest earthquake the workplace landscape has ever experienced. Unlike any industrial or digital revolution we’ve known, this pandemic has fundamentally changed the way most businesses work, and it has forced this change almost overnight. Now stress is no longer the exception, but the norm. The increased freedom and flexibility are great (along with the daily grinding commute to work no longer required), but WFH loneliness, burnout, and ...

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Vital to preserve positive relationships when working remotely

11 Feb, 2021 Employee engagement, experience, satisfaction, Employee, manager feedback, Virtual, remote meetings, Workplace relationships

Maintaining friendships at work boosts happiness and productivity. Cultivating these close relationships is even more important now as COVID-19 has led to workplace burnout in every country, and much remote work. The research is extremely clear: We get our sense of purpose and our intrinsic sense of motivation through relationships. Read in this article how it is vital to preserve positive relationships when working remotely.

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