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Interns are a Bargain: Pay Them Fairly

July 5th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Gone are the days when internships for recent graduates were viewed mostly as extended educational opportunities in the real world. Today, agency interns are expected to bring already honed skills that make them immediately billable. So why haven’t intern salaries kept up with higher expectations and performance? Unfortunately, there has been snail-like movement in […]

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Life After College: How to Get Your First Job

June 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Getting a job fresh out of college can seem daunting. With many employers limiting their doors to those with actual field experience, many college graduates end up taking unpaid internships or low level positions that do not allow them to practice the skill set they’ve learned in college. And while underemployment rates have fallen […]

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Debunking Common Intern Myths

June 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Lindsey Barber I think that we all can agree that internships can be a bit mysterious. Aside from what you see and hear during the interview process, you’re a little uncertain of what exactly awaits you. I know I had many questions running through my mind each time I faced a new internship […]

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6 Key Elements of a Memorable Thank You Note

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Kevin Donnellon I’m in heaven. I just received 10 thank you notes from students in Andy Clark’s DePaul Sports Management class. I was a guest lecturer at the class and presented on The Masters Tournament brand and My 7 Secrets To Successful Networking. I am totally impressed with these students and Andy who […]

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8 Life Lessons for 2017 Grads & The Rest of Us

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetDuring my six years at DePaul University, it has been an honor to sit on the Commencement stage with my dedicated and talented colleagues as we celebrate the future talent of our profession. I’ve also enjoyed hearing from three friends—Al Golin, Richard Edelman and Marty Wilke–who received honorary degrees and shared important messages with graduates and their […]

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