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Pair Passion with Practicality for Optimum and Early Career Success

May 4th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetKudos to long-time friend Rita Dragonette for creating and funding an innovative scholarship that will enhance future employment prospects for five lucky liberal arts majors at her alma mater, Northern Illinois University. The $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to NIU sophomore and junior liberal arts majors who choose a business minor. As this blog has […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Job Search

Not Keeping Up On The News? Do So at Your Own Career Peril

April 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet During my long corporate career, I only can recall three times when a boss yelled at me. Perhaps the most vivid and preventable reprimand came when my boss asked about a newspaper article that appeared in The Wall Street Journal that morning—and he mostly got a blank stare from his Chief Communications Officer. It […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life

Is a PR Job Right for You? 7 Things You Need to Know Before You Apply

April 22nd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Tweet By David Grover Public Relations seems to be the hot new trend in exciting careers. It’s a fast-paced, modern, and lucrative business to be in–if you can cut it. Not everyone is cut out for working PR, though there are certainly varying levels of involvement. If you’re working PR for a small start-up, your […]

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Working Remotely–Good Idea or Bad?

March 16th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet  Q. I’m graduating with my BA in May and have been offered a full-time agency job but I must work remotely from home. Part of me says “take the full-time job” but another part feels that I’ll be missing important experiences in an actual agency setting? Working remotely–good idea or bad?  -SD A. An […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life · Q&As

Renee Wilson: A Purposeful Career Path

March 4th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetRenee Wilson became president of the PR Council last month after a long career in a variety of agency roles–most recently as chief client officer at MSLGroup. In this Career Capsule Renee Wilson discusses her early jobs and how they influenced her career. Before I even knew what public relations was, I was seeking out […]

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