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10 Mistakes New Pros Make and How to Avoid Them

January 17th, 2017 · 2 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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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post

LinkedIn Profile Grows In Importance With Both College and High School Students

November 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet “What’s your favorite social media platform?” was a Tweet I received last week from a DePaul grad student. She was referring to the PR Week survey of its Global Power Book of PR leaders. That survey ranked Twitter and Facebook as the key social media platforms for business, followed by LinkedIn. Most prefer Twitter […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Job Search

Illinois State’s Casali Wins Culpwrit Scholarship

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet PRSSA judges selected Andrea Casali as this year’s recipient of my mentorship scholarship, and I was able to meet this future leader of our profession during last week’s national conference in Indianapolis. A senior public relations major at Illinois State University, Andrea wisely joined PRSSA during her freshman year where she played an active […]

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Thank You for Going ‘The Extra Mile’

October 5th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tweet By Sonny Franks Life lessons sometimes come when you least expect them. The day I interviewed for an internship at a prominent company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a good example. Having come in from out of town, I wanted to ensure that I got my thank-you notes to my interviewers that day before […]

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post