• Public Relations

    Now, CEOs walk the talk

    The Covid-19 pandemic has been an event of unprecedented proportion, for the world. Some have equated it to the second world war in terms of its impact on the planet. While the human cost and business losses are still being calculated, the psychological effect on people is beyond compare. Humans are social beings, and hence have found it extremely difficult to adjust to paradigm shifts like WFH and social distancing. On the work front as well, some dramatic changes took place. Instances such as job cuts, reduced salaries, reduced privacy – became commonplace. In this immensely fluid situation, the CEOs broadly responded in two ways: Short term and Long term.…

  • Public Relations

    Gender Diversity in PR

    Gender diversity is rapidly gaining momentum across the globe where the corporate world is striving for equal representation of both genders as well as marginalised groups. But we cannot say the same for the Public Relations industry, where it is common knowledge that it is a woman-dominated profession, as a whole. The same goes for India too. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, although women hold 72.8 percent of public relations management jobs overall, only 10.7 percent of roles are held by those who are black, 3.1 percent by Asians, and 3.1 percent by Hispanics or Latinos. However, modern PR as we know it today started off on a…