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Best Practices for Developing Strong Public Relations

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Aug 23, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

Are you using strong strategic communication processes that build great relationships between your organization and the public?

Public relations has gained importance and visibility in the recent years as our marketplaces become more competitive and the exponential growth in proliferation of media. The importance of a well-crafted public relations campaign has never been greater. This includes not just generating coverage and visibility, but also fostering meaningful relationship with customers, clients, business partners, employees and the public.

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Topics: business continuity management, disaster recovery, human resources, performance management/measurement, social media risk

How Can Human Resource Risk Be Managed?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Apr 05, 2018 @ 10:01 AM

“All of the blame and none of the praise”

This was how one Human Resource professional described their job in a forum on tech recruiting recently. Human Resources (HR) can be a bit of a mine field full of potential hazards and risks while searching for that perfect candidate to fill a company’s needs. 

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Topics: KL Tools, human resources, risk assessment, strategic risk, laws & regulations, performance management/measurement

Review Your Diversify Workforce Risks and Controls

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Mon, Jan 11, 2016 @ 07:15 AM

Diversity refers to "human qualities” that are different from our own and those of groups to which we belong, but that are manifested in other individuals and groups. Dimensions of diversity include, but are not limited to: age, ethnicity, gender, physical abilities or qualities, race, sexual orientation, educational background, geographic location, income, marital or partner status, military experience, parental status, religious beliefs, work experience, and job classification. Diversity is about what makes us unique and includes our backgrounds, personality, life experiences and beliefs. It is a combination of the visible and the invisible differences that shape our view of the world, our perspective and our approach.

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Topics: human resources, risk, RCM

The Confrontational Auditor: Don’t Put Out the Fire, Redirect It

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

 

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Topics: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, internal audit, audit committee & board

Five Tips for Increasing Your Influence as an Auditor

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Written by Ann Butera, president of The Whole Person Project, Inc.

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Topics: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, leadership, change management

Ten Tips for Making High-Impact Presentations

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

It may not be explicit in your job description, but in order to be a high-performing auditor, you have to be able to deliver messages in a clear and compelling manner. From kick-off meetings and status reports to internal training sessions, executive committee reports and even ordinary staff meetings, auditors are often required to communicate with tact, diplomacy and conviction.

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Topics: internal audit, human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, audit committee & board

Auditing Social Media

Posted by Aspen Plummer on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 02:46 PM

Social media continues to upend how the business world interacts with customers, and there’s no turning back. Lines of communication that once were almost universally unidirectional have become two-way conversations thanks to platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and their brethren.

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Topics: internal audit, audit, human resources, social media risk, risk, information technology risk, Hot Issues, social media, Scott Springman

Hot Issue: Leading a United Multigenerational Auditing Workforce

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 09:52 AM

If you take a look around your office, you might notice that it's more age-diverse than ever before. That's not really a coincidence - for the first time in history, the workforce spans five generations.

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Topics: human resources, training & development, performance management, audit team, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, leadership

Internal Audit Performer Profile: TD Bank Group

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Apr 03, 2013 @ 09:40 AM

 

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Topics: internal audit, human resources, training & development, Canada, financial services industry, performance management, performer profiles

How Data Analytics Can Help You Audit Vendors and Contractors

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 @ 09:16 AM

In a recent KnowledgeLeader article, Paul Pettit, Director for Protiviti's Capital Projects and Contracts practice in Houston, Texas, explained how auditors can use data analytics to avoid the massive waste spending that often goes hand-in-hand with hiring outside vendors and contractors.

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Topics: data mining, analytics, vendors, contractors, labor charges, expense reporting, continuous auditing, human resources

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