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NOTE: This post is an altered version of an article I wrote for the international magazine, CASE Currents, which was published in December 2019. The excitement Jane Jones* felt on the way to her new job as a website specialist at a Midwestern public university quickly dissipated. By the end of her second week, she […]

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Improving Your Organizational Culture Through Engagement and Communications

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Picture this: the year is 1998 and after successfully wrapping up my internship, my supervisor hands me a letter of recommendation. Among the typical, “great writer,” “personable” and “hard worker” compliments, was a comment that now, some 20+ years later, stands out: my supervisor commended me for, “…using her own personal internet resources to conduct […]

Motivate and energize your comms team

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3 Ways to Motivate and Energize Your Communications Team

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This post originally appeared on the IABC Heritage Region 2018 Conference blog. Imagine starting at a new job, full of excitement for your future. However, when you arrive, you can’t seem to find your boss, so you have a seat in the waiting area. Five minutes go by and employees hurriedly funnel into work without […]

To engage staff, you need to properly onboard them.

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Engaging Employees Through Your Onboarding Process: Part 1

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