When seeking communications training advice, you have several choices. For instance, what are the advantages of a corporate-owned global agency vs. your internal staff? What about a mid-size agency vs. a generalist? And where does Barks Communications fit into the mix? Check out this chart to get a better handle on your alternatives.
|Barks Communications vs. others||Barks||Global agency||Mid-size agency||Solo PR generalist||Internal Staff|
|Thorough communications knowledge||Yes||Yes||Yes||?||?|
|Dedicated and experienced communications training experts||Yes||?||—||—||—|
|Good fit for Fortune 1000, Inc. 500||Yes||Yes||?||—||—|
|Good fit for large associations||Yes||Yes||?||—||—|
|Rapid response time||Yes||Yes||?||Yes||?|
|Project-based, not hourly, metered, fees||Yes||?||?||?||—|
|Sustained attention to enhance your professional development||Yes||?||?||?||Yes|
|Custom-tailored program that suits your needs||Yes||?||?||—||Yes|
|Message refinement capabilities||Yes||Yes||?||?||?|
|Regular access to senior communications experts||Yes||?||?||?||?|
|Media/public speaking experience||Yes||?||?||?||?|
|Ability to offer straight talk to your senior executives||Yes||?||?||?||?|
|Commitment to client privacy||Yes||?||?||?||Yes|
For more details—and a list of questions you should ask your prospective consultant, check out “A Buyer’s Guide to Communications Training Consultants.” Call Ed Barks at (540) 955-0600 and discuss your specific situation.