Our Stories

Welcome to Switchboard stories. Get to know the Switchboard team, what matters to us, and what makes us tick – like women’s leadership, accessible communications and reading, to name a few. Also: pizza and coffee. Some might say we consume too much of both; we say there’s no such thing.

   

Happy International Women’s Day: Thank you for fighting for us. We promise to fight for you, too

As a woman-led (not women-only) business, we at Switchboard hold International Women’s Day in high regard.

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Oh, what a year it’s been

In December our team reflects on our successes and learnings, and makes goals for the following year.

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From the Library of Team Switchboard

All of us at #TeamSwitchboard are big readers, and we love to chat about what we’re reading now, as well as favourite books we keep coming back to

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Switchboard is Growing: Wisdom from Navigating the Awkward Phase

Keeping to the theme of lessons learned, here are our top three takeaways from a year’s worth of growing – sometimes somewhat awkwardly.

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Seven Vancouver Staples to Boost Company Culture

At Switchboard we work hard to champion employee engagement and positive company culture.

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Switchboard Cares: Changing the world through the ripple effect of educating girls and young women

At Switchboard we are on a mission to bring positive change into our communities and the world.

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More than Wine and Designer Shoes

As a student completing my practicum at Switchboard Public Relations, I had one-on-one conversations with each member of the team, which allowed me some insight into their roles and the PR industry as a whol

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Because Everything is Better in GIFs

While often deeply immersed in the digital vortex we call life, it’s hard to ignore the eye catching, flashy memes, kitten clips and life fails also known as the GIF (pronounced Jif, like the peanut butter).

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We Are Switchboard.

After two years as Kathleen Reid Consulting, it became clear that we had outgrown our name. We’d evolved into a team too dynamic, too diversely talented to work under a single person’s name.

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Lessons Learned

In October, KRC celebrated its two-year anniversary. In February, we rebranded as Switchboard. Both anniversaries and rebrands are occasions for reflection, so I’ve been reflecting a lot in these momentous few months.

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