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Life After 5: Stretching the 37% of Your Week Actually Devoted to You

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Since recently finishing graduate school and accepting a full-time position, I’ve learned to become more intentional in how I manage my life outside of work.    I never thought I’d say this but, let’s do some math.   There are 168 hours in a week. If you work 40-50 hours a week and get eight hours of […]

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Melaina Lewis Wins Culpwrit Mentorship Award

October 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ohio University senior Melaina Lewis was selected by PRSSA judges as the top student mentor of 2014, and I enjoyed presenting the “Culpwrit” scholarship to her at last night’s awards ceremony and dinner in Washington, D.C.   Melaina was nominated by one of her many mentees, Jessica Carnprobst, who credits Melaina with helping her decide to […]

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10 Reasons Why A Job Interview Can Go Wrong

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

The atmosphere of today’s shaky economy and overcrowded job market easily affects attitudes about job interviews. Pass the initial candidate screening is already a great achievement and when people rush off to their interviews, they’re really stressed and often forget about some basic, but important details. When going to a job interview, you simply must remember […]

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Add Social Media to Your Event Networking Strategy

October 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments

PRSSA 2014 National Conference has finally arrived, and many students are brainstorming ways to maximize their weekend in D.C. With an intentional approach to networking, attendees can build valuable relationships that last long beyond the closing ceremony.  Strategic networking can lead to mentorship opportunities, internships, and, in my case, even a guest blog post on […]

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Write Unforgettable Thank You Notes

October 7th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Old fashioned thank you notes still get thumbs up from prospective employers.

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