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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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What’s in a Word? Plenty When You’re Scott Farrell

June 1st, 2018 · No Comments

TweetHow would your friends, family and colleagues describe you in just one word? When I was asked to introduce Scott Farrell at the PRSA Chicago’s annual awards program this week, I decided to enlist others to confirm what I wanted to say about the organization’s 2018 Outstanding Professional of the Year. And I asked them […]

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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

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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Job-Seeking Students Nix Industries They Don’t Like

April 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet College students are more particular than ever when picking industries where they are willing to work. According to my unscientific survey of communication students at five universities, soon-to-graduate job seekers have absolutely no interest in working in certain major industries, while others consistently rank high on their wish lists. During recent visits to Penn State, […]

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