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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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Create Your Own ‘Unternship’ and Get Hired

November 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

From the creative folks who blew up the traditional agency organizational model comes an unconventional way to recruit junior talent via a unique “unternship.” Here’s how it works: Untern candidates propose their own unique adventures anywhere in the U.S. Unlike other internships, the untern is guaranteed a full-time, paid position at Golin upon completion of the […]

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