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How to Find Your First PR Job: Survival Guide

May 1st, 2017 · 5 Comments

Tweet By Michelle Arios Whether you’re gradating soon or looking to gain some experience in the work world, getting your first PR job can be tough. Many companies want to hire someone with a proven track record, which is next to impossible when almost every HR department wants you to work with someone else first. Here […]

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Graduates: What It Now Takes to Land a Job

April 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tweet   Good News: There will be 5% more jobs for college graduates this year than in 2016, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employees (NACE). Bad News: Most employers feel college students aren’t fully prepared for what is expected of them in the real world. According to today’s Wall Street Journal, job-seeking […]

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The Power of ‘Yes’: Say it Often

April 18th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tweet Following is my latest column in PRSSA’s online magazine, FORUM. When Forum Editor Krista Watson asked me to write about the power of “yes,” I instantly recalled a conversation a couple of years ago with two over-worked agency interns. The first intern looked and sounded depressed, questioning her career decision. The other breathless intern […]

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5 Essentials for Building a Career

April 17th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tweet By Alex Thompson When I sought out Ron Culp for career advice in November 2016, I was struggling to receive interest from desirable organizations. Ron urged me to remain steadfast in my commitment to landing a job I was passionate about, and provided invaluable guidance and strategy I could apply to my job search. […]

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Resume Follow-Up: When and How?

April 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet You see a job that seems perfect. You tweak your resume and eagerly upload it to the company portal. Then, silence. What happened? Did they get it? Should I follow up? How do I check? I often hear these questions from students and young professionals. Sadly, resume receipt confirmation is no longer a common […]

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