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Jane Dvorak Commutes 13 Steps to Her Dream Job

February 15th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetJane Dvorak, chair-elect of PRSA, is one of those rare public relations professionals who has only had two jobs during her long and successful career. In this Career Capsule, Jane discusses how time flies when you love what you’re doing. You can see why this Denver-based pro describes herself as a “Consultalancer©. Well, 30 years ago […]

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Career Capsule: IPR CEO Cites Family, Friends and Mentors for Career Success

February 8th, 2016 · 1 Comment

TweetTina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, was named president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations last year. Like other Career Capsules, Tina tells how she began her career, mentioning people and events that led to her current leadership role in public relations. When I first started college, I wanted to major in history and eventually […]

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New Page Society Chair Discusses PR Career

January 15th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetNew chairman of the Arthur W. Page Society is David Samson, general manager/public affairs, for Chevron Corporation. Like other Career Capsules, Dave discusses his very first PR job and lessons learned, followed by a chronological listing of his career moves. Last fall, Dave received the Plank Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Corporate Award. David Samson It was […]

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PRWeek Hall of Fame Inductees Ask the Right Questions, Mentor Others and Love Their Jobs

December 14th, 2015 · No Comments

TweetA week ago tonight, I shared a memorable evening with five PR leaders who were being recognized for their significant contributions to our profession. They were in New York to be inducted into the PRWeek Hall of Fame. I was there in my role as chair of the Plank Center to accept the award posthumously […]

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Rules for Being a Chicago-style PR Person

December 3rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tweet Until last night, I hadn’t given much thought to the fact that every city and region has its own “style” when it comes to the practice of public relations. In accepting Chicago PRSA’s senior leaders award for significant contributions to the profession, veteran agency executive Rich Jernstedt brilliantly described the 10 “rules” that define the […]

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