6 resources for communicators to improve diversity in the workplace

Chances are, you’ve seen this statement (or some variation) on a job posting or on a company’s careers page before: “We’re committed to diversity and inclusion.” But do these words really mean anything significant? Are companies auctioning anything to improve gender equality, diversity and inclusiveness in their workplaces? Or are they just posting some vague,…

The Gender Gap Tracker: A wake up call to action for communications professionals

During the IABC Ottawa panel discussion in April on gender equality, diversity and inclusion, audience members learned about the Gender Gap Tracker, an initiative from Informed Opinions, which tracks women experts in Canadian media. Currently, the Gender Gap Tracker shows that the aggregate percentage of women’s voices in the Canadian media never rises above 26…

Earn Your Professional Communications Certification!

What is certification? Why get certified? Earning professional communication certification demonstrates that you have a deep level of knowledge and expertise within the profession. Certification validates your level of experience within the profession, keeps your skills up to date, and serves to give you a competitive advantage over others in the profession – plus, it…

Professional Certification Exams May 25th!

What is certification? Why get certified? Earning professional communication certification demonstrates that you have a deep level of knowledge and expertise within the profession. Certification validates your level of experience within the profession, keeps your skills up to date, and serves to give you a competitive advantage over others in the profession – plus, it…

Nominate someone for IABC Ottawa’s Communicator of the Year

Do you recall any remarkable communications activities in the past year? Now is your chance to nominate an individual or team that made a difference in the Ottawa community through communications excellence. Whether it was a company that handled a crisis communications situation with tact and transparency, or an organization that has built out a…