HR Communications: You can’t hire top talent because your job ads are lame

HR Communications: You can’t hire top talent because your job ads are lame

By Katherine Beaulieu─ Communications Strategist @katstubborngoat It’s every HR Communications staff person’s nightmare—posting an excellent job opportunity that isn’t attracting top candidates while having a hiring manager full of helpful suggestions, like “Why don’t you advertise in Arizona?” or “My brother just hired someone through LinkedIn, why don’t you try that.” or “Can’t we just […]

No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

By Julie Wright—President and Founder Twitter: @JulieWright How PR Worked Before the Internet… I started out in PR before the Internet or email. It was the era of fax machines, the Yellow Pages and 400-page media directories that you combed through to research and build your media lists. There were few shortcuts on the way […]

Trends Come and Go, But These 5 PR Tips Are Forever

Trends Come and Go, But These 5 PR Tips Are Forever

By Aisha Belagam—Jr. Communications Strategist Twitter: @AishaBelaPR As we get closer to 2017, amidst a flurry of new trends, it is important to remember that the traditional fundamentals of public relations are timeless and the backbone of any campaign, be it 1977 or 2017. Here are five forever PR techniques that I always return to, […]

Write Your PR for Robots AND Humans

Write Your PR for Robots AND Humans

By Kat Beaulieu, Communications Strategist Whether you call it a press, news or media release or a press statement, it’s all the same thing—it’s the communication piece aimed at hooking the media onto your story. Far from being a relic relegated to our past, the press release lives on as an important tool in a […]