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Hear What it Takes to be a Great Mentor

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Even if you don’t have a ticket to the Plank Center’s sold out “Milestones in Mentoring” awards gala this Thursday evening, you can get a free front row seat thanks to live streaming of the program honoring six great mentors. This year’s top mentors are: Legacy: Patrick Ford, worldwide vice chair, chief client officer, chairman, Burson-Marsteller Executive: Aylwin Lewis, […]

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Nail Your Skype Interview With 7-Point Check List

October 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Video chat two-way job interviews are on the rise. In a popular survey involving more than 500 human resources managers, 63% reported using video chat regularly to interview candidates. In addition, a significant percentage of HR managers also envisage the trend to grow in the coming years. In this post we look to offer various […]

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5 Ways to Volunteer Your PR Skills

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Volunteer work is extremely important. It’s a great way to give back to the community. And for those trying to boost their resumes or land a new job, volunteer can be an excellent stepping stone to a successful career – whether it’s in healthcare, education, or public relations. Though might seem difficult to break into […]

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

October 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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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