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Working Remotely–Good Idea or Bad?

March 16th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet  Q. I’m graduating with my BA in May and have been offered a full-time agency job but I must work remotely from home. Part of me says “take the full-time job” but another part feels that I’ll be missing important experiences in an actual agency setting? Working remotely–good idea or bad?  -SD A. An […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life · Q&As

Overwhelmed by Social Media? Stick to Top 3

January 11th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tweet Q. I heard you speak recently and you said most Millennials aren’t effectively engaging in social media. I try everything digital, but frankly find doing so is overwhelming and not necessarily helpful in advancing my future job prospects. Isn’t it a better idea to focus on my classes and see where this all shakes […]

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Tags: Q&As · Uncategorized

What to Do When Asked About Current Salary Level

September 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet Q. I just completed a third round of interviews and the HR manager said the agency wants to make me an offer. She asked me how much I am currently making, and I politely told her I’d have to get back with her. Do I have to disclose my current salary—which is way below […]

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Tags: Job Search · Q&As

Counter Offers Seldom Pay Off Long Term

August 11th, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet Q. I accepted a job offer from a competing agency last week and told my current boss that I was leaving on Friday. She was upset and told me not to announce anything internally until she could arrange a counter offer. On Monday, she came back with an offer matching the 20% increase from […]

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Tags: Job Search · Q&As

Q&A: Media Relations or Social Media?

January 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tweet Q.  I’m a second semester junior journalism major, but I decided to pick up a minor in PR since there will be more job possibilities upon graduation. I now need to decide an emphasis area and I’m torn between media relations and social media. Your thoughts? -LP A.  I posed your question to a young […]

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Tags: Q&As