This session will outline Contact Energy’s innovative, world-class and award-winning approach to employee safety communication. It will explain how the three-year program achieved a 31 percent improvement in organizational safety performance in year one and a 55 percent improvement in year three, while boosting employee engagement with safety across the company’s office operations, power stations and contact centers.
It’s easy to understand why safety is important to rugby star Tana Umaga. In a sport where collisions are the name of the game, safety is vital. But safety isn’t just important on the rugby field—it’s important on the job as well, whether behind a desk or operating heavy machinery. As a major utilities company, the safety of employees is a primary concern for New Zealand-based Contact Energy. However, when they embarked… Read More
The Best of Show webinar series is a global virtual learning experience that takes highly rated sessions from the World Conference and brings them directly to you. We’re building on the success of the 2015 event and offering you a chance to draw from some of the best presentations at the conference and preview the kind of high-quality learning you can expect at the 2016 event in New Orleans.
Yes, that’s right. The cold hard truth is that your hours of meticulously finding the right words, the countless reviews with colleagues, and endless revisions could all be for nothing. There’s a really good chance that no one is reading your copy. Changing that starts with understanding your audience. Here are the facts: 1. An estimated 60 percent of media audiences are “illiterate.” That includes those who aren’t word oriented, as well as those who can’t… Read More
In 2006, I joined the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). I had just been promoted to the position of Communications Consultant for Chevron, and my new job brought my family to our new home in Houston, Texas. I am originally from New Orleans, Louisiana; and for five years, I had the great opportunity to work for Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit, where I provided writing, website development, graphics and video webcasting support.