In the initial stages of setting up a business, senior executives often spend time determining what type of work culture they want to create. Every person employed in that business contributes to the creation of that culture, and it can influence every aspect.
It’s a well-known fact that quality content matters for your reputation online. When you fill your digital assets (website, social media accounts, blogs and articles), for example, with content your audience wants to engage with, you can boost traffic, improving your ranking and rating online. But what’s best for online reputation management – gated or public content?
Clear and compelling social media profiles are key for your online reputation. According to marketing network affilinet, 33% of consumers are influenced by these platforms every month, showing the rising importance of social media engagement.
We are facing an increasingly widening national skills shortage. In a 2016 Confederation of British Industry survey, 69% of UK businesses admitted that they are worried about not being able to find enough highly-skilled staff, rising from 55% the year before. With businesses increasingly competing for this top talent, you need to know how to make your firm attractive to potential hires.
Consumers are increasingly utilising online financial services, allowing them to handle money conveniently and via smartphones. Consequently, digital financial services firms are fast-becoming targets for cyber-thieves. Tesco Bank was recently subjected to a hack, which saw money stolen from thousands of its customers, sparking a major reputational crisis for the Tesco Plc-owned firm.
When turkey farmer Bernard Matthews passed away in 2010, the brand he left behind bearing his name was in crisis. In 2013 private equity firm Rutland Partners invested £25m into Bernard Matthews Farms and its German subsidiary was sold for £11.9m in the summer of 2016.