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‘Hidden Figures’ of Public Relations Honored at Black History Exhibit and Panel Discussion

February 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet “It’s too bad we never learned about her [Inez Kaiser] in school.”  “Really though.  I guess I’ll have to do my own research especially if I want to learn about someone in my field that looks like me.”  By Kevin O. Agyakwa It was those comments above by two African-American young women from a college […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders · Guest Post

Thanks PCC!

February 13th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Jill Stewart 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of my arrival in Chicago. My four decades here track with my career path in public relations. During that time the Publicity Club of Chicago has been an integral part of my professional development. This is my thank you note to PCC. I.     Making acquaintances  Then as […]

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How to Control Your Voice Like Morgan Freeman

January 31st, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By John Millen Our human voice is a truly amazing instrument. We produce a range of incredibly nuanced sounds that are capable of conveying meaning, emotion, and subtle cues to others. Here’s a passage of dialogue from Morgan Freeman, as “Red” in The Shawshank Redemption. Try reading this without hearing his comforting, mellow-toned voice: […]

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10 Mistakes New Pros Make and How to Avoid Them

January 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Mistakes are inevitable as you begin your career. Simply being aware of the most common mistakes can keep career damage to a minimum. Avoiding them entirely will propel your career. Based on my personal experience and observation, here are the 10 most common early-stage career mistakes: Over confidence. Sometimes there is a fine line […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders · Intern

Confessions of a PR Student

November 18th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet By Megan Perkins I have a confession to make: I’m a student studying public relations, and I hate networking. This unpopular opinion has caused me a lot of discomfort throughout my studies. I’ve lost track of the amount of social events I’ve attended with the sole purpose to network. Just last week I attended […]

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