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Nailed the Interview? Do Same With Follow Up

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet “What am I forgetting?” asked a young PR pro last week as she prepared for her interview with a major corporation. She had already studied the company’s website, scanned recent Google news articles, read the last few earnings reports and listened to the CEO’s analyst call. She also had prepared a solid list of […]

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Boost Your PR Career: 5 Key Reasons Why You Should Consider an Internship

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet When you’re fresh out of school you’re eager to get to work, putting that hard-earned degree to work putting money in your bank account. It’s no wonder that so many people find themselves reluctant to take a low-paying or unpaid intern position. Working in the trenches for peanuts doesn’t exactly sound like a great […]

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What Will Your References Say About You?

July 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Often lost in the job search process is the need to have rock solid references ready to vouch for you. Too many job candidates wait until the last minute to throw together contact information of references when, in fact, they should be spending as much time on reference development as they do on updating their resumes. Earlier […]

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Optimize Your Job Search and Resume

July 11th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetJob hunters not getting traction in their searches must think through a lot of potential issues—including the possibility they are applying for jobs for which they aren’t entirely qualified or resumes that don’t sync up with what employers are seeking. With agencies receiving up to 700 resumes for some openings, recruiters tell me the vast […]

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Resume Not Getting Attention? Resist ‘Creativity’

June 27th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Shortly after urging recent graduates to stick to a standard resume format, along comes a breakthrough resume that makes job seekers think they, too, should abandon traditional resumes. I admit being impressed by Sumukh Mehta’s incredibly creative resume, a 20-page magazine-like resume that landed him an internship at British GQ–without an interview. Over the […]

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