How to Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Calling all volunteers and employee engagement enthusiasts! April is National Volunteer Month and April 18th – 24th is National Volunteer Week. It is a month long celebration of volunteers and volunteerism, with many opportunities popping up in local communities to volunteer on special projects.  If you’ve been looking to get involved, April is the perfect […]

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The release of releasing the release

During my nearly two years as a reporter, I spent a significant portion of each day sifting through countless emails (I had 34,000 emails in my inbox when I left), the majority containing a press release. The process started with “starring” the emails worthy of a second look, deleting the rest and then reviewing my […]

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Managing the Smacktivist

Managing the Smacktivist Smacktivisit: noun A person who uses social media primarily to talk smack about an organization, business or person. Usually this person sees themselves as an activist for a cause of some sort. Also see: “Troll” Social Media has changed business in a lot of ways. It offers an incredible opportunity for companies […]

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