America Back to Work Ep 30: Mike Klein, #WeLeadComms

The Scoop On the Internal Comms and HR Relationship

Recently we’ve seen missteps in communications about layoffs, which are symptoms of bigger problems in internal communications. Despite all the changes in the workplace during the last 25 years, internal comms has not kept up with those changes—and that’s causing frustration in the workplace. 

Mike Klein—a communication strategist and consultant and the author of From Lincoln to LinkedIn, the 55 Minute Guide to Social Communication—joins America Back to Work this week to discuss improving internal comms, including:

  • HR messaging;
  • Using data for communication;
  • When to use external talent;
  • How AI can help; and
  • More.

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Arnette Heintze is co-founder and chief strategy officer at S2Verify. Before establishing S2Verify, Arnette spent more than three decades working at the highest levels of federal, state, and local law enforcement. 

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After retiring from the Secret Service, Arnette focused on building the growth and performance of innovative start-ups and SMBs. In 2004, he established Hillard Heintze, a globally recognized strategic security risk management and investigations firm.

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