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Overdue Salary Increase Action Plan

August 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet Q. What is the typical cycle of pay raises within agencies? I received my last raise when I was promoted to account executive 18 months ago. My last performance review was at that time, but supervisors tell me I’m doing a great job and never mention money. What do you suggest? A. If your […]

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Sometimes an F Doesn’t Seem Like Enough

July 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tweet Q. I realize your blog is devoted to helping young people wanting PR careers, but I need to pass along a gripe about students who use a professor to help open professional doors and then shut down on their coursework from that same professor–e.g. me.  I’m unhappy about a student who did just that with […]

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Launching a Belated, Post-Graduation Job Search

June 11th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  A friend who just started her internship told me about your blog as she chastised me for not having looked for a PR job before graduating last month. I have a valid excuse since I had to work two jobs on campus to pay for college, so I don’t know where to start, nor […]

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Entry-Level Job Seekers Shouldn’t Waste Their Time Trying to Get Noticed by Executive Recruiters

April 8th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet Q. Anxious about the slow progress of my job search, my dad told me I should be working through an executive recruiter. I always thought recruiters were for people further along in their careers, not just about to graduate from college. What’s the right approach for me to get job search help from a […]

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Check Job Postings Every Day Or Miss Out

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet Q. I am currently a senior at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO and I thought the article about 12 Job Search Websites was particularly helpful because I am graduating in May 2013 and I am looking for good job search websites. I have been looking at Indeed.com which is another job search […]

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