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Tobacco Marketing: A Career Path to Avoid

November 16th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet By Gary Slack For college students or young professionals early in their careers, there are hundreds and hundreds of career paths out there to pursue. May I suggest that you think twice, about entering certain fields, especially tobacco marketing. Of all the products and services you could help promote, tobacco is arguably the number […]

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Latinos and PR: A Need for More Inclusion

September 29th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetGrowing up, my parents always inspired me to go to school, work hard, and give 110% to whatever I did. It definitely paid off. I earned three degrees, worked for a U.S. Congressman, and then became a Presidential Management Fellow where I worked with some of the most senior government officials at the U.S. Defense […]

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What I Wish I Knew Before I Fell Into My PR Career

August 24th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet The following Culpwrit post appears in the current issue of PRSSA’s FORUM magazine. First of all, I wish PRSSA existed when I was in college. Being involved in PRSSA likely would have jump started my public relations career. Instead, it took a few years of other jobs before I discovered this amazing profession. OK, […]

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Career Planning Tool: #MyFirstSevenJobs

August 9th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet I especially love one of this summer’s hottest social media lists — #myfirstsevenjobs — since it easily engages everyone in thinking about careers–past, present and future. When the challenge first started trending on Twitter this past weekend, I took the challenge to name my first seven jobs. Here’s my top-of-mind listing of my first […]

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Starting Your Own Agency: Crazy or Cool?

August 2nd, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Q. After five years in a mid-size PR firm, at age 29 I’m thinking about starting my own agency. I enjoy client work and recently helped my current firm win some new business, so I know the traps. My question to you and your readers: Crazy or cool? -BD A. Several years ago, I […]

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