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Best Big Cities to Begin Your Career

November 6th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetDuring a recent Plank Center event at DePaul, I was asked the same question by three college seniors from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, University of Alabama and Ball State: “Where should I begin my career?” Admitting my Chicago bias, I cited New York, Chicago and San Francisco as the best agency markets in the U.S., […]

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Tags: Careers · Job Search

Know When You’re On Thin Ice At Work

October 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment

TweetWhile most Culpwrit readers are in early stages of their careers, I heard this morning from a veteran PR pro who insisted that I call your attention to The Wall Street Journal article by Sue Shellenbarger. He said reading this article earlier in his career may have helped him avoid getting fired from his first two jobs. […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life

Find Your Moments of Extraordinary Impact

September 21st, 2017 · 8 Comments

TweetI’m just back from this week’s annual conference of the Arthur W. Page Society—stimulated by many great sessions, speeches and one-on-one conversations with PR leaders from around the world. At one of the closing sessions, Chip Heath, author of The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, talked about memorable powerful moments in […]

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Tags: Careers

Remembering and Learning From Mike Bonifas

September 6th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetOver the Labor Day weekend, more than 100 friends and family gathered at Powers Lake, Wisconsin to celebrate what would have been the 24th birthday of Mike Bonifas, a promising PR rock star who died suddenly last month from a tragic fall. Mike grew up in Batavia, Illinois, but loved spending every possible free moment […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders

10 Qualities of Strong Job Seekers

August 29th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Mike Fulton I have had the good fortune of meeting and counseling thousands of job seekers during my life. Former interns and co-workers, my alumni network, congressional aides, reporters and editors seeking to transition their careers, college professors on behalf of their top students, graduates of my own online course, colleagues in professional associations, […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Guest Post · Job Search