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Sonia Clarke, National Lead – Creative Comms, PwC’s The Difference COVID-19 has plunged the world into unprecedented uncertainty. Almost instantly, with little preparation, employees have become remote workers. Many are also balancing professional commitments alongside caregiving responsibilities or dealing with physical separation from family and friends. In times like this, engaging employees effectively has never felt more urgent, nor been more important. To do this...
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Sally Bruce, Former CEO AMP Bank So, would you fly blind? Obviously not, but it feels to me a fitting parallel to being a senior executive without a good communication team. From my experience the comms team do more than add an increment to performance. They are skilled counsel in both business as usual and crisis times. They find the right voice for the situation,...
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In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, communications roles continue to evolve as our stakeholders, technology, and the expectations on us become more complex. At the recent IABC NSW event Take your communication career to the next level, thirty communicators from across a range of sectors were joined by three industry experts to explore how we can navigate our way through some of the biggest scenarios...
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Last week over 50 communicators joined us for a special IABC NSW evening with four leading comms practitioners who graciously shared their perspectives and insights. The format? A series of roundtables which saw our speakers spend 20 minutes with each table. I know from experience this is an extremely rewarding but tiring process for the speakers, and I am very grateful for the memorable night our speakers gave us all.
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In the lead-up to our event next week, featuring two case-studies on communicating through a challenge or crisis, we pose the question: do you have a plan in place to manage a crisis?
IABC’s Communication World Magazine ran a piece earlier this year that gave a great overview of essential elements to any crisis communication plan.
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Key take outs from the 'I'm a comms professional ... get me the advice I need!' event from a first time IABC attendee