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Practical Advice from the Diary of a ‘PR Girl’

April 11th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Becca Hary After graduating from college, I packed my Volkswagen and drove straight from South Bend to Chicago. I was ready to conquer the world, not just the Windy City. That drive to my new apartment in Wrigleyville was more than 20 years ago. While life and work can be a roller coaster, I’ve […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Guest Post

6 Career Development Tips for Young PR Pros

April 2nd, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tweet Whether you’re a recent college grad or young professional, the public relations industry isn’t for the faint hearted. This particular industry has a higher churn rate than most, allowing you a short window to break into this industry. While it might be difficult for a newbie to get their foot in the door, these […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Guest Post · Job Search

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

Future PR Leaders Step Up to the Challenge at Plank Center Case Study Competition

November 17th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Asa McCormick In early October, I received a phone call from Johnny Sparks, chairman of the Department of Journalism at Ball State University.  After a brief conversation, Dr. Sparks informed me I was selected to attend a conference with The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations. Despite my limited knowledge about the program […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Future Leaders · Guest Post

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