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Career Capsule: IPR CEO Cites Family, Friends and Mentors for Career Success

February 8th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetTina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, was named president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations last year. Like other Career Capsules, Tina tells how she began her career, mentioning people and events that led to her current leadership role in public relations. When I first started college, I wanted to major in history and eventually […]

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10 Confounding Errors for All PR Pros to Avoid

February 3rd, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet By Joseph Priest “Jessica is leaving on April 12th, 2016” or “Jessica is leaving on April 12, 2016”? “The memo was sent to: associates, managers and vice presidents” or “The memo was sent to associates, managers and vice presidents”? And “Norma met with account executive Betty Schaefer” or “Norma met with Account Executive Betty […]

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Find Mentors at Home, School and Work

January 30th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetMy first corporate intern, Necole Merritt, LAGRANT Foundation founder Kim Hunter, Entergy’s Patty Riddlebarger and I discussed mentorship and career advice at Dillard University’s Mentoring Forum this week. LAGRANT scholarship recipient Danielle Miller, a Dillard senior, organized the program attended by nearly 100 students, and she wrote the following guest post. By Danielle Miller NEW […]

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Growing Role for PR Pros to Help Build Trust

January 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Reading between the lines of Edelman’s latest Trust Barometer suggests significant opportunities for public relations professionals who can help businesses communicate their essential role in improving society. Business is better positioned than government, media and NGOs to deal with rapid change in society, according to the 2016 Trust Barometer. Importantly, 80% of respondents believe […]

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New Page Society Chair Discusses PR Career

January 15th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetNew chairman of the Arthur W. Page Society is David Samson, general manager/public affairs, for Chevron Corporation. Like other Career Capsules, Dave discusses his very first PR job and lessons learned, followed by a chronological listing of his career moves. Last fall, Dave received the Plank Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Corporate Award. David Samson It was […]

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