Statement from John Saunders, President and CEO of FleishmanHillard

Over the past two weeks, work we have done regarding a stakeholder outreach project in Europe has become the subject of attention. The focus has been on planning documents we were asked to develop to…

Inspiring Today’s Youth to Share their Stories, One Podcast at a Time

This spring, FleishmanHillard’s San Francisco office partnered with 826 Valencia, a nonprofit created by author Dave Eggers that helps under-resourced students with their writing and storytelling skills. The organization is founded on the belief that…

FleishmanHillard Helps ‘Educate Girls for Life’

On the second day of my Fall 2018 intern orientation, a group of counselors from the St. Louis office discussed various ways that we could immerse ourselves in FleishmanHillard’s culture. One option was becoming involved…

A Writers’ Renaissance: 5 Tips for Aspiring Authors in a Digitally Dominated World

A short decade ago, flickers of hope were fleeting for aspiring writers. Overwhelmed by an explosion of emojis, a hailstorm of hashtags, a plethora of podcasts and shaky smartphone videos, writers were left with an…

FleishmanHillard Women Share How They Balance for Better

Today commemorates International Women’s Day, a globally recognized celebration of women’s achievements and incredible contributions to our society, workplaces and industries. At FleishmanHillard, we are proud to celebrate our women colleagues today and every day.…

NAFE Honor Highlights FleishmanHillard Culture and Talent

As FleishmanHillard’s chief talent officer, my job is to create workplace conditions where our employees can contribute at their highest level. I work with leaders around the network to create and nurture a culture where…

Giving Students the Tools to Land Career-Starting Internships

Preparing for your first job interview can be extremely nerve-wracking. Across the U.S., 20 percent of students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma, so landing that first job can seem close to impossible. Many U.S. high schools do not have adequate resources available to help students start their careers, whether it be pursuing…

Back of Napkin: The Wild West of Podcasts and How Brands Can Stake a Claim

FleishmanHillard's brand marketing practice recognizes some of the best ideas start as doodles on the back of a napkin. For that reason, the practice created a podcast to honor that great tradition which focuses on…

Five Tips for Successfully Communicating a Business Deal

Whether it’s a merger, acquisition, spin-off, IPO, or divestiture, business transactions — and their resulting corporate transformations — almost always require complex, even painful, changes that can impact the success of the deal. Timely, accurate and transparent communications are essential to reaping reputational and financial gains in the long term. These…

Helping Canadians #UnplugToConnect

For FH4Inclusion, members of our FleishmanHillard HighRoad (FHR) Toronto office provided strategic campaign ideas and top-tier media relations for Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada. The two core members of the team both grew up…

Planning Your 2018 CSR Report? Get Smart on 4 Reporting Trends

It’s the time of year when many companies are kicking off their sustainability and CSR reporting efforts. If your company is one of them, there are some trends you’ll want to keep in mind based on new developments in the reporting space over the past few years.  Trend #1: Reporting Frameworks  There…

#MeToo: Words Aren’t Enough

Since it burst onto the scene a year ago, the #MeToo phenomenon has shone a harsh, bright light on a range of behaviors – harassment, abuse, bullying, discrimination – that violate the dignity and trust…

Web Summit – Building Real Trust in the Age of Disinformation

As day two of Web Summit draws to a close, we’ve heard a tremendous amount of conversation and debate about fake news – as Sophie Scott wrote about yesterday. Today our CEO & President John…

Web Summit – Rebuilding Trust in a Fake News World

Today has been an incredible day. Despite having been to numerous large conferences in my time — Mobile World Congress, Cannes Lions, CES, Dreamforce to name a few — nothing could have prepared me for…

10 Takeaways from PRovoke 2018

As The Holmes Report’s seventh annual Global PR Summit, PRovoke18, convened last week, the aptly-titled conference of communicators came to the nation’s capital for the first time, promising to address the critical issues facing the…