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Chicago’s Young PR Pro Cites Value of 5 Internships Before Landing Full-Time Gig

June 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet“I’ve paid my dues through two internships so I’m ready for a full-time job,” proclaimed a 23-year-old PR graduate who recently turned down several internship opportunities as she waits for a permanent position. I wished her luck. The next evening, I attended PRSA Chicago’s Skyline Awards where the recipient of the Young Professional of the […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders

Day in the Life: Q&A with Joe Cohen

May 29th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy James Shackelford JOE: I serve as CCO of AXIS Capital, a global leader in specialty insurance and reinsurance. My responsibilities include oversight of all external and internal communications across AXIS’ 30+ offices throughout 16 countries and four continents. Before joining AXIS, I led comms for KIND Healthy Snacks and, prior to that, served as […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Day in the Life · Guest Post

Welcome to the Workplace

May 21st, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By John Millen Congratulations on your college graduation! You might have heard amazing commencement speeches with advice on your role in changing the world; on thinking globally but acting locally; on finding your bliss and living your dreams. That is all good and inspirational advice. You should follow your dreams. But as a veteran […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders · Guest Post

What I’ve Learned Moving from Agency to In-House

May 10th, 2018 · 2 Comments

Tweet By Christie Dooley About a year ago, I experienced that moment in just about every agency-person’s career when you stop and think, “maybe it’s time?” Time, that is, to go in-house. Having worked at PR agencies since I quit the TV news industry just one year post-college, I worked my way from intern to […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post

Why You Should Master Business as a Second Language

May 4th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetThis article first appeared in Strategies & Tactics, a monthly publication of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). By Matt Ragas, Ph.D., and Ron Culp, Fellow PRSA Chief communication officers are bilingual. They fluently speak the language of public relations and the idioms of business and the C-suite. In many ways, CCOs and other […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers