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Freelancing: Career or Bridge to Full-Time

June 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet  Q.  Since graduating a year ago, I have been unsuccessful in landing a full-time job but I’ve picked up several freelance assignments.  I enjoy the work, lifestyle, and make decent money.  Is it practical to make a career out of freelancing?  A.  Many freelancers do quite well, but most would rather be working full […]

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5 Sites for PR and Media Job Seekers

May 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet  Guest post by Melissa Tamura There are many websites specifically designed for public relations and media job seekers.  With the internet, the search can become monotonous and overwhelming.  There are only a few sites that are even worth a visit however, and those go above and beyond in the resources that they offer to help […]

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Online Portfolio or Resume? Try Both

February 8th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Tweet After being critical of the bold, four-color resume of a senior I met during a visit to the University of Kansas, I recently received a toned down resume from him–but it still looked like an Oscar-nominated movie ad in the New York Post.  The resume was cluttered with too many type faces and sizes, and featured a 2″ x 3″ photo.  […]

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Starting or Escaping Your Own PR Business

February 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Tweet Over the weekend, I heard from two friends–one who has decided to start his own PR consulting business, and another who wants to abandon his 3-year-old freelance practice and return to a full-time agency job. I wish the call order had been turned around since I perhaps was overly encouraging to the first caller.  Meanwhile, […]

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UK Job Boards

January 10th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Tweet  Online job boards are cropping up like crocus in spring.  While we’ve  highlighted several U.S. job boards, there also are a growing number of sites covering jobs in the United Kingdom. I looked at several  job boards over the weekend, and asked U.K. blogger Richard Bailey to weigh in on those I selected.   Here are our picks for current U.K.-based […]

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