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Career Highlight: DePaul Wins ‘Oscar of PR’

March 16th, 2018 · 7 Comments

TweetSeven years ago I switched careers. Gave up the “big bucks” of corporate and agency life to join academia as instructor and professional director of the graduate PR and advertising program at DePaul University. It was the greatest career decision of my life. And I’ve always believed that–even before last night when our program was named PRWeek’s Education Program of […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life

A Primer on How to Be #DataSmart

December 7th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Yoo Mee Pontonnier As a marketing manager responsible for team visibility and strategy within Ketchum Global Research and Analytics (KGRA), I am surrounded by exceptional researchers on a daily basis. But, when I first joined the group as a fully self-aware (and slightly intimidated) right-brainer, I often thought to myself: “I understand how […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Guest Post

Six PR Legends Added to PRWeek Hall of Fame

December 5th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Six inspiring leaders of the public relations profession were inducted into the PRWeek Hall of Fame last night during a dinner celebration at the Grand Hyatt in New York. Each leader has contributed greatly to the success and advancement of our profession as told in these testimonials and videos from their colleagues and friends. In his […]

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Tags: Careers

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