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Boost Your PR Career: 5 Key Reasons Why You Should Consider an Internship

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet When you’re fresh out of school you’re eager to get to work, putting that hard-earned degree to work putting money in your bank account. It’s no wonder that so many people find themselves reluctant to take a low-paying or unpaid intern position. Working in the trenches for peanuts doesn’t exactly sound like a great […]

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10 Must Have Skills of a True PR Pro

July 19th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet By Glenn Roy A degree is not all that is needed to become a true PR professional. If you want to be successful then you need to have a rounded set of skills that can help you perform everything from writing to research. Here are the top skills that you must have if you […]

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What Will Your References Say About You?

July 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Often lost in the job search process is the need to have rock solid references ready to vouch for you. Too many job candidates wait until the last minute to throw together contact information of references when, in fact, they should be spending as much time on reference development as they do on updating their resumes. Earlier […]

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Optimize Your Job Search and Resume

July 11th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetJob hunters not getting traction in their searches must think through a lot of potential issues—including the possibility they are applying for jobs for which they aren’t entirely qualified or resumes that don’t sync up with what employers are seeking. With agencies receiving up to 700 resumes for some openings, recruiters tell me the vast […]

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The Intern: Keys to Success

July 5th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet By Lindsey Barber You’ve landed a new internship. Congratulations! Now what? Impressing the interviewers is only the first step. Now comes the hard (or exciting) part – demonstrating that the company made the correct choice in giving you a chance. Public Relations, particularly in the agency setting, is a fast paced world, often leaving […]

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