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In-person Media Interviews Are Back (If You’re Prepared) - photo of a video camera filming a TV interview between two female participants

In-person Media Interviews Are Back (If You’re Prepared)

by Marissa Kandel| June 17, 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to recede, one of the mainstays of media relations is slowly beginning to reemerge: in-person media interviews with journalists. Like most other forms of face-to-face communications in the past year, the “deskside” briefing has been on sabbatical, denying spokespeople and print, broadcast and online reporters from engaging in the more intimate, […]

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Addressing COVID Burnout in Financial and Professional Services

by Becca Cooper| April 29, 2021

As the world passed the milestone of one year in the pandemic, the business community has faced a new employee engagement challenge: pandemic burnout. In the last few months, the financial and professional services industries have reckoned with employee stories of overwork, exhaustion and even abuse. In response, companies are offering incentives like bonuses, trips, […]

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What Does Healthcare’s Future Look Like Post-COVID-19?

by Anya Kotova| April 28, 2021

To predict the future of healthcare in the U.S., let’s start with its past. The modern centralized healthcare system arguably originated following the 1918 influenza pandemic, which changed the way healthcare was provided around the world. The crowd-driven nature of influenza forced us to rethink the way we cared for people. It moved us away […]

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How Lockdown Changed Everything I Thought I Knew About Creativity

by Emily Gosen| April 14, 2021

Ever since I started working, I’ve always had this (some may say irrational) fear that one day I’ll just wake up and stop being creative. Run out of ideas. And basically, not be able to do my job. I know this is highly unlikely, but bear with me. A little over a year ago we […]

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Five Communications Strategies That Will Outlast the Pandemic

by Bill Zucker| March 25, 2021

The one-year anniversary of the near-global shutdown for COVID-19 has been a moment to reflect: on lives lost, on the promise of medical science and on a year of resilience. It’s also been a time to look ahead at how changes in our lives will impact business, the workplace and the role of communications. Executives […]

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Popping the Big-City Bubble: Moving Back Home During Lockdown

by Rachel Rix| March 23, 2021

Today is the anniversary of the first UK COVID lockdown.  It’s also a moment to reflect on learnings from the past year we can apply to a post-pandemic world. Some apply to the way we interact with our clients and teams, but others are reflective of the changes we’ve made in our daily lives. For […]