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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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Beginning Your Career: Location Tips & Advice

August 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An increasing number of Millennials today no longer feel major geographic moves are necessary to launch their careers. Sometimes it is the best way to jump start your career.

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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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