More than half of the communication professionals feel tense or stressed out during a typical work day. Most of the North American practitioners can cope with this. But more than one in ten do not have sufficient resources to cope with their work stress.

North American Communication Monitor: Work Stress

More than half of the communication pros feel stressed, and more than one in ten do not have sufficient resources to cope with their work stress. Read more

PR pros need a crash course on shared decision-making

North American Communication Monitor: Decision-Making

46.3% of respondents surveyed said their organization does not share decision making with employees or members. Read more

The public relations professionals are not paying attention when it comes to Fake News.

North American Communication Monitor: Fake News

While a clear majority call fake news a real threat; a stunning minority think it has any bearing in their day-to-day work. Read more

The North American Communication Monitor found several issues that may impact PR pros in the next three years.

North American Communication Monitor

The North American Communication Monitor found that building and maintaining trust is the most crucial issue facing the profession. Read more

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North American Communication Monitor

The first study to examine the state of public relations in Canada and the United States found trust is the most crucial issue. Read more

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North American Communication Monitor

North American Communication Monitor

The Plank Center sponsored the North American Communication Monitor, the first survey of its kind in North America, to explore the status quo, qualities and trends of communication management.

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Grants & Awards

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10th Annual “Milestones in Mentoring” Gala

Honoring leaders who, by word and deed, have demonstrated a superior commitment to mentoring others, and who are committed to accelerating the success of others in the field.

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Dialogue

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Leadership, Mentorship & Networking Tips

As part of the ongoing Interview with PR Legends and Leaders series, we ask world-class public relations professionals to tackle quick-thinking questions on leadership, mentorship and networking in PR.

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Latest News

Trends and Challenges Revealed in First North American Communication Monitor

The first study to examine the state of public relations in Canada and the United States found that building and maintaining trust is the most crucial issue facing the profession. Read more

Challenge for Emerging Leaders NYC

Nineteen public relations students gathered at Syracuse University’s Lubin House in New York City to take part in the third Challenge for Emerging Leaders, hosted by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations. Read more

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