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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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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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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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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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Interview Follow Up Protocol: Don’t Become a Pest Even if the Process Drags On and On

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  I had an interview 10 days ago and haven’t heard anything since. I’m anxious to know where things stand, but I get mixed advice on how and when to follow up. How long should I wait before calling? And who should I call—HR or the hiring manager? Is email a better way to […]

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