Diversity in the workplace: Reflections from an early career PR professional

Written by Zainab Al Radhi Diversity in the workplace has grown over the years with the increase of globalization in the world. I used to live in the Middle East, but have traveled to many different countries growing up, which helped me interact with different groups of people and build strong foundations of trust and…

Call for Board Members and Volunteers

Call for Board Members and Volunteers We’re looking for enthusiastic communication professionals who are ready for a leadership challenge to join our board of directors for next season or to get involved in the chapter as a volunteer! This is your opportunity to build your leadership skills, help advance the communications profession, share your expertise…

The Voice: Episode 122: Mental Health & the Workplace during COVID-19

The Voice: Episode 122: Mental Health & the Workplace during COVID-19 COVID-19 is changing the way employers think about mental health. In honour of Mental Health Week, we talk to Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research for Workplace Productivity at the Conference Board of Canada, about how the coronavirus is helping to reduce stigma around…

The Voice: Episode 121: The Role of Employers & Brands during COVID-19

The Voice: Episode 121: The Role of Employers & Brands during COVID-19 A special report from the PR and marketing firm Edelman suggests people trust their employer on COVID-19 more than any other source. In this episode, we talk to Darcy Walsh, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Edelman’s Ottawa office, about what…

How to develop a digital strategy that drives results

It is now fairly common for communications professionals to execute paid advertising campaigns and conduct media buying on social media for their organizations. Why the shift from organic posting to paid advertising? It most likely has to do with constantly changing algorithms and the switch from public to private online communities. That’s why IABC Ottawa…