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Handicapping the PR Career Track

April 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet With so many secular changes in the PR and marketing field, mentoring has become more valuable than ever. This goes both for recent graduates about to enter the PR field and seasoned managers who, let’s face it, can learn a thing a two from younger people conditioned on social channels and digital media. There […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders · Mentorship

Job Choice: Money Now vs. Desired Career Later?

March 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tweet I just got off the phone with a former student who faces a tough career decision. I hope I helped with her quandary involving two excellent job offers that would take her in entirely different career directions. She allowed me to share portions of the discussion, without mentioning her name. And she welcomes suggestions before she makes […]

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Tags: Job Search · Mentorship · Q&As

Volunteerism Helps Good Causes And Careers

January 20th, 2014 · 4 Comments

TweetOn the flight back from Florida last night, I thought about the importance of engaging in nonprofit organizations during college and early stages of your career. Not only does it provide real-world experience but it also builds your network. That point was driven home as I spent the long weekend with fellow board members of the Indiana […]

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Tags: Careers · Mentorship · Volunteerism

Creating Your Own Legacy

January 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet When asked by PRSSA National President Brian Price to reflect on the “Legacies from Legends in Public Relations” book, two significant life revelations came to mind as I re-read the 34 essays — mortality and legacy. Mortality: Although neither Millennials nor Boomers want to think much about their mortality, I was forced to do […]

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Tribute to a Great Mentor, Don Kirchoffner

December 18th, 2013 · 5 Comments

TweetDon Kirchoffner (posthumously) is this year’s recipient of the Plank Center’s “Milestones in Mentoring” Legacy Award. This award recognizes those who have touched the lives of countless public relations professionals over the course of their exceptional career. Following a career as a public affairs leader for the U.S. Army, Don’s corporate career included the top […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship