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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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CAGE-FREE: Why It’s Good for Communicators to Spread Wings and Fly

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy David Beigie For me, the last twelve months have been about change. Late last year, I wrapped up my time as the Chief Communications Officer at a major insurance company – a company where I thought I would finish my career. But circumstances change and so do leaders and teams – and so it […]

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