SOURCE: Bulldog Reporter's PR University

Bulldog Reporter's PR University

February 05, 2010 20:58 ET

Employee Communications Report Card-- How Does Your Company Score? (Six Ways to Improve Your Grade Now)

Bulldog Reporter's PR University Presents a New Audio Conference, Thursday, February 18, 2010

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - February 5, 2010) - Communications professionals looking to help their company boost productivity, maximize value and ensure greater employee satisfaction by improving their internal employee communication strategy should attend this 90 minute audio conference titled: "Employee Communications Report Card-- How Does Your Company Score? (Six Ways to Improve Your Grade Now)."

This exclusive PR University audio conference takes place on Thursday, February 18, at 1PM EST (noon CST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST).

Featuring Top Corporate Communicators:

Alan Brakoniecki, Assistant Director, Employee Communications, Eastman Kodak

Terry McKenzie, Partner, The Fibonacci Design Group; Former Senior Director, Global Employee Communications, Sun Microsystems

Steve Cody, Managing Partner, Co-Founder, Peppercom

Tamara Snyder, Vice President, Change and Employee Engagement, Edelman

This 90 minute virtual event will focus on how they can effectively align communications to support their company's mission and business goals as well as how to use tools such as social media, surveys, corporate blogs and podcasts to supercharge, streamline and support their employee communications efforts.

Here's what PR pros will take away from this event:

--  Why employee communications is more important now than ever -- plus
    proof points to help you persuade management to make internal comms a
    priority today
--  Hot button management challenges and solutions in 2010 -- from
    recruiting and retaining talent to greening the workplace
--  Best Practices & Case Studies: Real-life techniques successful programs
    use to boost motivation and morale
--  Self Analysis Checklist: How to grade and evaluate their employee
    communications -- plus six proven ways to improve their program
--  Digital PR Update: How to add social media to your toolbox -- tips for
    using employee blogs, internal wikis, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and
    other applications like Twitter
--  Effective Social Media Policies: Why social media policies are an
    important part of internal communications now -- plus tips to help
    build one tailored to their company
--  New ideas to supercharge existing internal communications vehicles like
    company newsletters, blogs, Intranets and even company videos
--  Bad News Basics: how to communicate everything from employee layoffs to
    the most common crisis scenarios
--  Effective surveys and feedback mechanisms -- plus proven ways to
    encourage and track employee engagement in your internal communications
--  How to measure the value of their employee communications program and
    prove it to management

For more details go to conference home page

Attendance at Bulldog Reporter's PR University audio conference costs just $99 per dial-in site. Participants in the 90-minute conference will be able to pose specific questions for the presenter at several junctures during the discussion.

Attendees of PR University conferences receive one credit toward PRSA accreditation maintenance. Registration also includes an up-to-the-minute conference manual and a full transcript. For more information on taking part in the event, go to our conference home page or for personalized service and special offers please contact our client satisfaction representatives toll free at: 1-800-959-1059.

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