If you’re feeling confused on how to navigate the ever-changing world of communications in 2021, you’re not alone. While many of us are glad to leave 2020 in the past, the issues, trends and events of last year will continue to affect us in 2021. The “new normal” has continued to evolve, and in turn, communicators and their audiences have continued to adapt. New technologies and opportunities arise daily, while best-practices and trends change just as quickly as they emerge.
Everything changed when the pandemic hit last March. The only connections most people have beyond their bubbles are through the online world. Zoom meetings and webinars have become increasingly popular, and nearly everyone has attended some form of planned virtual event. As Canadians watch numbers rise during the second wave of COVID-19 and wait impatiently for the vaccine, only one thing is certain: virtual events are the new normal. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. “
IABC Maritime Canada is committed to making progress in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion in our industry. We recognize that there is room for improvement, and we are committed to taking strategic action to advance diversity and inclusion in the communications industry. As part of IABC Maritime’s commitment to making progress in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, we’re asking our members to participate in a cross-Canada survey. Developed by our colleague
It has been almost a year since we’ve transitioned to remote work. With the inability to gather in person, meetings have gone virtual through platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. Over time, working from home has begun to lose its appeal. Many of us have begun to feel the strain of “Zoom fatigue.” The term describes the feeling of tiredness or exhaustion workers may feel after long or consecutive video calls. Many are experiencing it. Experts say video call