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How to Navigate First Job Offer After Graduation

July 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet I heard this week from two former students who are anxiously waiting for job offers after surviving intensive interviews and reference checking. Their questions range from “Should I negotiate a higher salary?” to “What are the typical benefits that I should ask about?” Shortly after those conversations, I received a great guide from Pat […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Job Search

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