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Fear of Moving Shouldn’t Hinder Job Search

April 28th, 2012 · 16 Comments

Tweet    Q.  I’m a 2010 PR grad living in a Detroit suburb.  I’ve been doing odd jobs for the past 18 months as I look for a relevant PR job in this area, but have come to the conclusion that I should move to a larger PR market like Chicago or New York.  My […]

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Take General Ed First, Focus Later on Career Major

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Tweet  Q.  I’m a college freshman majoring in business, but am seriously thinking about switching to public relations.  I’m not certain, however, about the prospects for PR majors in three years.  I’m also considering a major in political science or pre-law, but those job areas look even worse.  What do you recommend? A.  Your question […]

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Social Media Posers Need Not Apply

April 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tweet  Q.  I notice an increasing number of postings for social media jobs.  I know the basics of social media, but prefer to do more general consumer PR.  Should I pursue a social media position as a way to get my foot in the door? -PD A.  Landing a job in social media isn’t as […]

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Buying Time for a Second Job Offer

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  How do I buy time with an agency that wants a quick acceptance of a job offer, while I know I’m in the final stages of a probable job offer with another agency where I’m pretty sure I’d prefer to work?  –AC A.   You are one of the lucky few who face such […]

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Show Me the Money. . .And Promotion

March 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  I just completed my first year at my current agency and nothing has been said about a promotion from entry-level where I started (after two internships elsewhere).  I like what I’m doing, but need a promotion for both financial and psychological reasons. When should I expect to hear or how do I ask about a promotion?  […]

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