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How Not to Freighten Prospective Employers With Your Social Networks: 6 Clean Up Tips

November 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Did you know that Facebook might be keeping you from getting that dream job? Does it sound too crazy to be true? Well, it’s not. What you do during your free time (and what shows up on social media about your private life) can make employers or perspective employers decide that you will be a perfect […]

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Say “Yes” to No Stress

November 21st, 2014 · No Comments

The pressure of maintaining an impeccable list of experiences in order to have a competitive edge can cause stress among those striving to be the best among their peers. For PR students, this burden can wreak havoc when trying to balance life and create that all-important résumé.

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Five Women PR Pros and Their Success Stories

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Public relations is about so much more than writing press releases and going out to events. It’s also about constantly dealing with problems and fixing them in style. Guest post writer Briana North profiles five successful PR women who have done that – and so much more. The one thing they have in common – in […]

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7 Must-Know Career Tips From Great Mentors

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

This is the final post in a 3-part series by students who participated in the Plank Center’s “Milestones in Mentoring” program. Here, two of my graduate students share their takeaways from the 2014 #PlankMentor award honorees panel discussion at DePaul University.  Keep your grades up, land internships, network, stand out, and go the extra mile—the […]

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Mentee Insights on Role of a Life-Changing Mentor

November 10th, 2014 · No Comments

A mentee reflects on four important insights gained from her mentor.

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