Posts Tagged: NAGC

Seven Steps to Successful Supervision

Whether you’ve been a supervisor for years or are new to managing people, the relationship between you as a supervisor and those you supervise is one of the most important. But between long, busy workdays and stressful situations, that relationship can get ignored or thrown out the door entirely. Elisa Ortiz, deputy director of government… Read more »

In Case of Emergency, Use Social Media!

A Highlight from the upcoming NAGC Communications School. Whether we were in the Northeast at the time or not, none of us will forget the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy. Government agencies at all levels responded to the various emergencies and coordinated recovery efforts across multiple states. They needed to communicate with each other, to… Read more »

Government Conferences: What’s Next? – A FREE Web Event, Feb 7.

The ability to conduct vitally important government conferences has come under fire in the past year. Malfeasance by a small minority of government employees and a need to shrink government spending both contributed to severe limitations on conference participation by government agencies. While conference budgets shrink, the need to communicate with stakeholders and constituents has… Read more »

Local Government Communicators Use Online Tools to Provide Irene Updates

After a weekend that saw the Eastern U.S. get hammered by Hurricane Irene, a number of government entities have stepped up their communications in order to reach the public. The advent of smart phones has made it possible for many people to use their phones to continue to get information during disasters, making online updates… Read more »

Less Is More: Dr. Diane Gayeski and Information Overload

The National Association of Government Communicators’ (NAGC) 2011 Communications School is a unique training event dedicated to helping government communicators hone their skills. The event will include featured speakers with diverse expertise in the field of communication. Diane M. Gayeski, Ph.D., Dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, will be… Read more »