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Interns Return to College, But Need to Stay in Touch

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments

As summer internships wind down and undergrads begin to return to college, it is important to properly close the loop at the agency or company. Seven tips make it easy to do so.

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Writing, Time Management and Presentation Skills Are Keys To Success in New PR Job

August 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Walking into the office on the first day of your first PR job without having an understanding about the basics of good PR is not a great idea. If you want to shine in your job, you must keep in mind the following tips. Writing high-impact press releases Writing press releases is an integral part […]

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Top Educator Awards Go to PR Leaders

August 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Two friends and public relations leaders received well-deserved recognition for their significant contributions to education during last week’s annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Montreal. Frank Ovaitt, president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), received the Gerald Sass Distinguished Service Award, presented by the Association of […]

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Program Introduces Young Men to PR Careers

August 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A unique seven-week summer program aimed at increasing the number of young minority men considering public relations as a career option just wrapped up at the Midtown Center for Boys in Chicago. Judging from initial feedback, the program was a success since none of the students initially was aware of the career potential of PR, but […]

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Beginning Your Career: Location Tips & Advice

August 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An increasing number of Millennials today no longer feel major geographic moves are necessary to launch their careers. Sometimes it is the best way to jump start your career.

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