Guest Submission by Stephen Malin As most Americans know, home security is very important. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 3.7 million burglaries and home invasions occurred each year between 2003 and 2007. From petty crimes to…
If your company partakes in Halloween activities, it is important to have policies regarding costume and appropriate behavior in place. Costumes that are offensive, too revealing or violent should not be tolerated. Corporate leadership has a responsibility to set the tone and culture for the celebration. And, proper or improper celebrating can have a positive or negative impact on personal and organizational reputation.Halloween will allow employees to enjoy themselves, and co-workers, while in their professional setting. Remember, however, a company’s brand cannot succeed without a reputation that matches.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. All businesses are at risk of cyber attacks on a daily basis. Read more about what security measures can be taken to assist in preventing the reality of these threats.
A recent study conducted by Forbes Insights on behalf of Deloitte shows company reputation and the fallout from reputational damage as the number one strategic risk for large companies, surpassing business model and economic trend concerns. The driving factor behind this shift in concern is social media.
It’s up to company leaders to prepare employees and infrastructure for any and every kind of disaster or emergency situation, from natural disasters such as flooding or tornadoes to man-made situations like security threats. Once the safety of your employees is ensured, the next step is to determine how to keep your business afloat.
Utilizing Facebook as a public relations outlet during a time of crisis can improve the overall image and public opinion of the organization in crisis.
Founded in 2000, The Atlantic Remodeling Corporation (TARC) is a Maryland-based residential remodeling firm specializing in energy efficient windows, siding and roofing solutions. The mission of TARC is to deliver a professional remodeling experience from start to finish that exceeds client expectation. TARC engaged the Fallston Group to spearhead its marketing communications strategy to support the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the organization.
The devastating attacks of 9/11 are a moment in time that every American will always remember. The Fallston Group joins America in remembering and honoring the innocent lives taken from us that day, the brave souls of rescuers and responders, and the courageous men and women who continue to protect our nation from outside threat. Although we can only plan for so much, it is important that business owners recognize the possibility of crisis at any moment. The Fallston Group offers the following steps in building and implementing your workplace violence policies.
Crisis is an inevitable part of business. However, it’s how your company handles an issue that is the most telling. Social media can ultimately be the deal breaker when it comes to your organization’s ability to effectively communicate to your stakeholders during a time of adversity. Keeping an open, honest line of communication is critical whether you are keeping your stakeholders safe, informing them of an incident, or apologizing for a mistake.