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Go Ahead And Overcommit to Extra Curriculars

January 25th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  Q.  Is it possible to be over involved in college activities?  My friends are critical of me since they focus on homework and fun. I’m getting stressed out by the things on my plate ranging from sorority rush chair and PRSSA vice president to working 10 hours a week.  -RT A.  Don’t listen to […]

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Tags: Q&As · Volunteerism

Beef Up Your Resume By Building PRSSA, IABC Chapters on Your Campus

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  I know you advocate joining PRSSA and other on-campus PR groups, but our school doesn’t offer any such options.  What do you suggest in order to gain this extra-curricular credential?  -CP A.  You’re correct, I encourage every student seriously wanting to pursue a career in public relations should join PRSSA or a similar […]

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Tags: Q&As · Volunteerism

Drop Vague Objective Statement From Your Resume

January 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Tweet Q.  I’m starting off the new year by updating my resume, but I hear conflicting points of view on whether to include an objective or goal statement.  What are your recommendations for resume updating and inclusion of an objective statement?   -BL A.  Whether you’re looking for a job or not, this is the perfect […]

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Tags: Job Search · Q&As

Like Your Job, But Want More? Maybe Not

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  I’m in the fourth year of a great job with a top agency and they like the work I do. But I feel I should make more so I recently interviewed for a job at another firm. Things moved quickly, and I got a job offer with a 20% increase for the same type of job at […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Job Search · Q&As

Interviews: Be Prepared for 2-Way Q&As

September 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tweet Q.  I went into an interview last week well prepared to discuss my strengths and weaknesses and career goals, but I wasn’t prepared for what happened. Almost the entire time with three different people consisted of them asking me what questions I had about the company.  They, in turn, answered those questions and asked follow up […]

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Tags: Job Search · Q&As