The political sphere has been abuzz lately with strong opinions on the most recent executive order to temporarily block immigration from seven different countries, and with it, some brand names are in the spotlight voicing their own opinions. Read more
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Monthly Archives: January 2017
We welcome Melissa Gustafson and Max Nelson to our team from George Washington University! Read our interview below to learn more about them.
Three words you would use to describe yourself…
Melissa: Fun-loving, determined and mildly humorous (usually at my own expense)
Max: Articulate, passionate and playful
What are you most passionate or inspired by…
Melissa: I’m most passionate about the people around me. Read more
“For a lot of these brands, it’s a very calculated risk that they’re making considering their businesses and shareholders, and the benefit far outweighs the cost,” said Andrew Gilman, chief executive of the crisis communications firm CommCore Consulting Group. Read more
When was the last time your organization held a team building exercise? Was it a ropes course? Did you fall and trust that someone was there to catch you?
Cybersecurity Hall of Fame member Gene “Spaf” Spafford has said, “The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead-lined room with armed guards.”
In the January 17, 2017 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Dale Weiss was quoted as one of the experts providing an analysis of Backpage.com’s recent crisis.
“Any organization engaging in activity considered controversial should understand it’s not if but when it will need to defend itself. Read more
CommCore CEO Andrew Gilman is quoted in yesterday’s New York Times article, “Trump Tweet About L.L. Bean Underscores Potential Danger for Brands“;
Fake news, a recent buzzword swarming the internet, has had an effect on many current events but how is it affecting the social media organizations themselves? CommCore SVP Nick Peters reveals this in our newest What Were They Thinking. Read more
Washington D.C., January 11, 2017 — Washington Business Journal’s “Book of Lists 2017” has once again named CommCore Consulting Group as one of the Top Public Relations Agencies in the Washington, DC metro area. Read more