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Entries Tagged as 'Mentorship'

Dining for Women: A Network for Positive Change

March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet After hearing about Dining for Women from one of the guest speakers in my class, I encouraged students to accept the invitation to participate. And, of course, I asked for a recap of the experience via this guest post by MaLeah Peterson. The Dining for Women concept is simple: A member of the chapter hosts […]

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Tags: Guest Post · Mentorship

7 Must-Know Career Tips From Great Mentors

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet This is the final post in a 3-part series by students who participated in the Plank Center’s “Milestones in Mentoring” program. Here, two of my graduate students share their takeaways from the 2014 #PlankMentor award honorees panel discussion at DePaul University.  Keep your grades up, land internships, network, stand out, and go the extra […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship

Mentee Insights on Role of a Life-Changing Mentor

November 10th, 2014 · No Comments

A mentee reflects on four important insights gained from her mentor.

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Tags: Future Leaders · Guest Post · Mentorship

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