COVID-19

Reputation Reimagined : W100 at THE World Academic Summit

Posted on Sep 7, 2020

Reputation Reimagined : W100 at THE World Academic Summit

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Honesty and openness ensure effective employee relations during a crisis

Posted on Aug 4, 2020

Honesty and openness ensure effective employee relations during a crisis

We all know that our people can be our greatest assets when it comes to projecting the image of an organisation. But when faced with a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic; where people are scared for themselves and their families, everything is uncertain and where they are physically distanced from their colleagues and their students; then nurturing our best ambassadors is far more challenging. Barry Holmes, HR Director at RCSI – University of Medicine & Health Sciences – and W100 Network Member, explains how employee engagement, wellbeing and support were at the forefront of all they...

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The Changing Reputational Challenges of COVID-19

Posted on Aug 4, 2020

The Changing Reputational Challenges of COVID-19

Universities have moved on from the immediate crisis communications response, but the challenges of on-going pandemic reputation management are no less complex, according to the latest W100 survey.

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Covid Comms

Posted on May 29, 2020

Covid Comms

Reputation management is key to the response of universities to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The W100 Network is working with members to share intelligence and experiences during this challenging period.

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The backlash begins: Academia in the firing line

Posted on May 19, 2020

The backlash begins:  Academia in the firing line

By promoting positive stories about medical research and supporting health services. many universities have enhanced their reputations during the pandemic. However, as countries debate how to move forward, some negative attention is turning on academia.

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Leading the Line – University Communicators’ crucial role in pandemic response

Posted on May 12, 2020

Leading the Line – University Communicators’ crucial role in pandemic response

Reputation managers were at the forefront of universities’ reaction to the pandemic crisis, responding with speed and agility according to new research by the World 100 Reputation Network. 65 universities from around the world responded to a survey that aimed to get under the skin of how communicators at global institutions reacted to the Covid-19 challenges during the initial period of the crisis.

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