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4 Ways to Work on PR Without Working in PR

July 19th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Greta Banks For most of us, summer is spent working to fill up our résumé and our bank account. If you are lucky enough to have a job or internship in your field, congratulations! However, if not, there’s no need to worry. There are lots of ways to develop public relations skills and […]

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David Ogilvy’s Janitor

July 12th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Rhett Ahlander “You should do standup comedy.” This is the response you’d get if you told me I’d end up at Ogilvy. Ogilvy is one of the oldest and largest advertising agencies in the world. David Ogilvy founded the company in 1948 in New York City. Some of its biggest clients include Coca-Cola, […]

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Job Hop for Right Reasons, but Not Too Often

July 9th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Despite my advice not to do so, a young friend quit his job last week and will begin a new one soon. That’s no big deal unless it’s your third job in the past 12 months. Claiming low pay and a cultural-fit mistake, he jumped at the latest opportunity. I reluctantly agreed with his […]

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5 Fundamental Rules of Job Reference Etiquette

July 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet I got an unexpected call last week from a reference checker seeking insights about a former employee. I wasn’t aware my former colleague was seeking a new gig, and the screener didn’t disclose what job she was seeking, So, I had to wing my responses. I love my former colleague, but it was poor […]

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Hats Off Etiquette 101

June 28th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tweet Before the start of a recent career panel discussion, I was surprised when a panelist told several students to remove their hats. After they promptly complied, the speaker asked if they understood why she made that request. That brief 90-second discussion may have been the key takeaway from that particular panel. I admit to cringing a […]

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