This week on the podcast, PRWeek editorial director Steve Barrett and executive editor Frank Washkuch are joined by Sabrina Sanchez, reporter for PRWeek and sister publication Campaign US.
- The future of work and plans to return to a weekly office commute — is there a new normal? How are agencies and other businesses adapting? And what do employees want?;
- The highly competitive competition to hire and retain PR talent across the industry and the disruption that started with COVID-19 and has continued months later;
- Edelman’s response after being targeted by a celebrity-driven push for the firm to stop working with fossil-fuel clients and to recommit to working toward climate solutions;
- The Thanksgiving ad campaigns and activations that made a splash this week, including Hershey's limited-edition Reese's Peanut Butter Cup pie that sold out in mere hours;
- Recapping the several recently announced business breakups of Johnson & Johnson, General Electric and Toshiba and what it all means for each company;
- The communication strategies -- or lack thereof -- around President Joe Biden’s trillion-plus-dollar infrastructure bill, which he signed into law earlier this week, and whether its passage can swing public opinion back into his party’s favor after a rough Election Day for Democrats.
- Recapping Business Insider's allegations of inappropriate conduct by Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy and Portnoy's crisis management strategy and rebuttal.