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You, Too, Can Be a Great Speaker: 4 Simple Tips

May 28th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetYou can become a great speaker if you follow four simple rules offered up by Edelman’s dynamic media and presentation guru Mary Gannon. Speaking to DePaul PR/AD students in my class this week, Mary listed these four tips for successful presentations: Prepare, prepare, prepare with the audience in mind—why should they care? Start with why […]

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Career Capsule: Omnicom’s Karen van Bergen Says ‘Trust Your Gut’

May 19th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetKaren van Bergen is beginning her fourth month as the first CEO of the 6,000-person Omnicom Public Relations Group that oversees 10 primary PR agency brands — including FleishmanHillard, Ketchum and Porter Novelli. In this Career Capsule, Karen writes about how she discovered and fell in love with public relations. By Karen van Bergen As I came to the […]

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Best Cities for Summer Jobs in 2016

May 17th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet With the number of both summer jobs and internships expected to increase this summer and many students looking for work to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2016’s Best Cities for Summer Jobs. To help job seekers find the best short-term employment options, […]

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A ‘Logical Detour’ Can Lead to Desired Career

May 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Q. As a college junior, I realize career-relevant internships are important. But I’m having trouble finding one that pays. And I can’t afford to not make some money this summer. What do you suggest? -AK A. Paid internships in PR are hard to land for undergrads since many agencies prefer to hire recent graduates […]

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Ethical Decision-Making: The ‘Necessary Skill’

May 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet By Dick Martin Back in 1970, the guy who interviewed me for my first job in public relations was the former city editor of the Newark, NJ, Evening News. I didn’t know it at the time, but he only hired ex-journalists like himself. My undergraduate degree was in philosophy; I had a masters in broadcasting; […]

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