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A ‘Logical Detour’ Can Lead to Desired Career

May 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Q. As a college junior, I realize career-relevant internships are important. But I’m having trouble finding one that pays. And I can’t afford to not make some money this summer. What do you suggest? -AK A. Paid internships in PR are hard to land for undergrads since many agencies prefer to hire recent graduates […]

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Pair Passion with Practicality for Optimum and Early Career Success

May 4th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetKudos to long-time friend Rita Dragonette for creating and funding an innovative scholarship that will enhance future employment prospects for five lucky liberal arts majors at her alma mater, Northern Illinois University. The $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to NIU sophomore and junior liberal arts majors who choose a business minor. As this blog has […]

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It’s Housecleaning Time for Your Online ‘Resume’

February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Despite dire warnings about social media transgressions killing job offers or business opportunities, some people just can’t help themselves. So, forge ahead letting the world know your thoughts if you’re secure in your job or business—even if you know you may be annoying half your audience. However, if you are looking for a job, […]

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12 Steps to Stand Out From the Crowd

January 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

TweetRecruiters report almost a thousand applications flowing into their agencies for each new summer internship and coveted entry-level job. With that in mind this is the season to focus on differentiating yourself from run-of-the-mill candidates. Based on observations from the recent PRSSA national conference “career exhibition” in Atlanta, a few agencies drew the attention of […]

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Job Seekers: Resolve to Act Now

January 5th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Lots of resolutions have been made and broken since 2016 arrived, but smart job seekers are staying focused on their goal to find the right new opportunity. Human resources pros confirm that January-February is the best recruiting cycle of the year. The next best recruiting cycle is September-October. So, don’t wait. Make this one […]

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