Posts:April 2021, Empathy

Addressing COVID Burnout in Financial and Professional Services - Woman experiencing stress at work

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, […]

The Year of the Employee Infuencer - Screen grab with lineup of speakers

The Year of the Employee Influencer

by Tamara Norman| April 27, 2021

A year into the pandemic, employees aren’t “returning” to work—they’re redefining it. In this charged environment, the dual role of the workforce as both audience and advocate has never been more crucial. Whether these key stakeholders work on the front line, in the back office or what may now be a permanent home office, employee […]

George Floyd, One Year Later- Key Communications Considerations (Black Lives Matter protest sign)

George Floyd, One Year Later: Key Communications Considerations

by Ketchum| April 7, 2021

UPDATE—April 16: Each new act of police violence against the Black community now raises the bar exponentially for corporations to evaluate how they will or won’t respond. As if on cue, at the halfway mark of the Chauvin trial, this past week saw three more extraordinarily painful incidents of police violence, two involving Black men […]