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  • About the Author: Shel Holtz

    Shel Holtz, ABC (Accredited Business Communicator), is Director of Internal Communications of Webcor, a San Francisco-based general contractor. He was previously principal of Holtz Communication + Tec…

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29 Aug. 2019 | Comments (0)
The Workplace Is Going to Change. Internal Communicators Will Help Facilitate It
Which professions are likely to survive the onslaught of artificial intelligence and other technological advancements? If internal communications wasn…

26 Jun. 2019 | Comments (0)
The Demise of Local News is an Opportunity for a New Brand of Community Relations
Is the newspaper industry "toast," as Warren Buffet has said? Local news stands to suffer the most if so, given that it was the unique province of loc…

02 Jan. 2019 | Comments (0)
What's Ahead for 2019
Marketing and communications teams should expect to focus more heavily on their company's response to social and political issues, as social and busin…

18 Jul. 2017 | Comments (0)
A New Model for Employee Communication: Part 1
During my session at the IABC World Conference in Washington, D.C., last month, I unveiled a new model for employee communication. While I will contin…

10 May. 2017 | Comments (0)
Social Media and Social Causes Can Bring CEOs Out of the Shadows
By Shel Holtz Some things you take for granted. The sun will rise in the east. A two-year-old eating chocolate will get chocolate on her face (and …

04 Apr. 2017 | Comments (0)
Wrap Up: A/B Tests For All, Gaming Instagram, Why People Trust News, There’s Data in GIFs
By Shel Holtz I regularly develop an overview of news stories, posts, studies, and reports designed to help organizational communicators stay curre…

01 Nov. 2016 | Comments (0)
Wrap Up: Vine Is Dead, New Privacy Rules, Chatbot Search Engine, Giphy’s 100 Million Users
By Shel Holtz, Communication Strategist, Public Speaker, Author, Trainer, and Advisory Board Member, Society for New Communications Research of The Co…

25 Jul. 2016 | Comments (0)
Wrap Up: Medium Migration, Emoji Overload, Companies Up Use of VR
By Shel Holtz, Communication Strategist, Public Speaker, Author, Trainer, and Advisory Board Member, Society for New Communications Research of The Co…