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Build a Business Case for a Bigger Raise

April 4th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Q. I got a 2% salary increase this time last year so my annual review is coming up soon. My agency responsibilities have increased significantly in the past year, but I won’t be happy if I don’t get a much bigger pay bump this year. How do I make certain I get the best […]

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Agencies Get Creative with Employee Benefits

March 28th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetGone are the days of one-size-fits-all benefits packages that mostly focused on healthcare and 401K investing. Now, firms–big and small–are tailor-making benefits programs consisting of things employees really want. Some of the most creative benefits are being created at smaller agencies that must be innovative in order to compete with larger organizations. An increasing number […]

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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

Why the French Would Never Do Yoga in the Office

February 26th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Tweet By Camille Savalli My first internship day at Spector & Associates was full of surprises! Coming from France, there are lots of American “office habits” that I am not aware of and some of them left me puzzled. Lunch time for example. It’s 12 o’ clock, I am expecting to see people going out […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Guest Post · Intern

My Midtown Experience: Providing High School Students With PR Vision

December 23rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

TweetBy Terrence McDaniel Before the summer of 2015, if you were to ask me to imagine the Midtown Center for Boys I would have drawn a blank. So, when I was invited to become the Lead Instructor for the Midtown PR/Journalism Apprenticeship Program, it was that absence of preconceived knowledge that allowed me to paint […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Guest Post