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5 Fundamental Rules of Job Reference Etiquette

July 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet I got an unexpected call last week from a reference checker seeking insights about a former employee. I wasn’t aware my former colleague was seeking a new gig, and the screener didn’t disclose what job she was seeking, So, I had to wing my responses. I love my former colleague, but it was poor […]

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Job-Seeking Students Nix Industries They Don’t Like

April 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet College students are more particular than ever when picking industries where they are willing to work. According to my unscientific survey of communication students at five universities, soon-to-graduate job seekers have absolutely no interest in working in certain major industries, while others consistently rank high on their wish lists. During recent visits to Penn State, […]

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Best & Worst States for Millennials–Some Surprises

April 17th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetDuring recent visits to Penn State, Arizona State and Marquette, I urged soon-to-graduate PR students to begin their careers in major markets such as New York, Chicago and San Francisco. While I still stand by my belief that these cities are where the most PR jobs can be found, a new report from the personal-finance […]

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6 Career Development Tips for Young PR Pros

April 2nd, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tweet Whether you’re a recent college grad or young professional, the public relations industry isn’t for the faint hearted. This particular industry has a higher churn rate than most, allowing you a short window to break into this industry. While it might be difficult for a newbie to get their foot in the door, these […]

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Good News for Class of 2018 & Best Places for Jobs

January 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Arriving home from vacation last night, the always breathtaking skyline of Chicago reminded me how lucky I’ve been to spend most of my career here. The subterranean chill was made worse today, however, when I read Wallet Hub’s just published report 2018’s Best Places to Find a Job. Chicago ranked 133rd overall and several other major cities also […]

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