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#LetsContinYU Series during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The School of Continuing Studies Wins Three UPCEA Crisis Management Awards

We are thrilled to announce that the School of Continuing Studies recently won three 2020 UPCEA (University Professional & Continuing Education Association) ‘Crisis Management’ marketing awards. This year, because of the pandemic, UPCEA shifted the focus of their marketing awards from more traditional categories including print, radio and website to a Crisis Management award that […]

Protecting Privacy in COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had deep privacy and security ramifications for individuals, organizations and government bodies. While many of us are familiar with privacy as an issue that relates to our personal or professional lives, the pandemic has accelerated a lot of concern and awareness for information privacy. For instance, to combat the spread of […]

What Are the Internal Communication Trends in the New Normal?

As the pandemic spread around the world, organizations faced an unprecedented situation, and the need to communicate just-in-time information to their team became critical. Organizations suddenly saw internal communications, an area that was previously under invested in by many, as an important new capacity. There were also important changes in workplace culture. “We saw the […]

Tech Solutions in COVID-19

How has COVID-19 changed our relationship with technology? Technology has been at the forefront of the fight to flatten the curve on the novel Coronavirus and help find a vaccine. This fight has taken on many forms – from helping physicians better manage the equipment they require, better triage the patients, better understand who is […]

Understanding Employee Needs During COVID-19

Are Employees Really Ready to Return to the Workplace? As Canadian provinces plan phased re-opening strategies and companies respond by making return-to-work plans, they may not be considering if employees feel ready to return to the workplace. “It isn’t just as simple as employees getting back to the workplace,” said Rob Catalano, Certificate in People […]

How Have Influencers Changed in COVID-19?

Companies often use Social Media Influencers as part of their marketing strategies. Influencers are high-profile people, including celebrities, with large fanbases who emulate their lifestyle – the celebrity endorsement of the digital age. Influencers are used by brands to promote their products or services by recommending them to their fans on their platforms. As the […]