Rink Strategic Communications, LLC can help your business or organization prepare an employee communications strategy, should a crisis or emergency arise.
Watch this video for important tips, then contact Rink Strategic Communications (703) 856-5467 to discuss development of your crisis communication plan.
I’m not predicting another “Snowmageddon” this winter. But I do recommend that companies take a few minutes now to pull out their inclement weather policies and update contact lists in preparation for snow and ice. Continue reading →
It would be interesting to hear what, if anything, BP is doing to sustain employee morale and help employees cope these days. Continue reading →
Whether you are dealing with a warehouse explosion, a massive hurricane or an executive caught with her hand in the cookie jar, the same rules apply: respond quickly, get in front of the story, and give equal weight to communicating to internal and external audiences. Continue reading →
Take time now to review your business continuity and crisis communications plans. Reach out to your counterparts in HR and make sure there is a policy in place for swine flu-related call-outs. Set up a phone number that your employees can call into to hear a recorded message about building closures and alternate work locations. Most importantly, let your employees know that the company is taking these preparations seriously. Continue reading →
When times are tough, leaders need to avoid retreating behind corporate speak and platitudes; instead they must treat their employees as if they owned the business and provide them with a clear view of the challenges ahead. Continue reading →
Communicators owe it to themselves — and to their employees — to prepare for a crisis before being confronted with one. Continue reading →
- PR Lesson #84: Bad news travels really fast these days (socialmediatoday.com)
- Social Media in Crisis Communication: A Lesson Learned by Charlotte Meckelnburg Library (nten.org)
- Success in a Crisis Relies on a Good Communication Plan (marketingpr.suite101.com)
- Crisis Communications (workpsychologyarena.com)
- 10 Crisis Communication 2.0 Resources (prtini.com)