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Remembering Al Golin

April 10th, 2017 · 6 Comments

TweetWhen Al Golin was growing up, his mother always wanted him to become a doctor. While honorary doctorates from DePaul and Roosevelt universities may not be what his mom had in mind, there is no doubt that Al helped shape the lives and careers of countless individuals who mourn his passing today. Al Golin, 87, […]

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Resume Follow-Up: When and How?

April 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet You see a job that seems perfect. You tweak your resume and eagerly upload it to the company portal. Then, silence. What happened? Did they get it? Should I follow up? How do I check? I often hear these questions from students and young professionals. Sadly, resume receipt confirmation is no longer a common […]

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Why Your Blog May Suck. 10 Tips to Make It Better

March 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet During my visit to Olivet Nazarene University this week, I picked up a copy of Empowered, the PRSSA chapter’s impressive newsletter. On page 12, I found the following article recapping blogging tips from Anne Waddington and me. Perfect timing for this week’s guest post. Thanks, Jessica. By Jessica Kilbride Employers scoff at physical resumes. […]

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Twitter Matters. Now More Than Ever.

March 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Carol Fowler As one who has studied social media for several years now, I have a few opinions about Twitter that I’d like to share with the many fans of Ron’s blog, especially students. 1. Twitter matters. Now more than ever. Where did I turn for the very latest information about the horrific […]

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CAGE-FREE: Why It’s Good for Communicators to Spread Wings and Fly

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy David Beigie For me, the last twelve months have been about change. Late last year, I wrapped up my time as the Chief Communications Officer at a major insurance company – a company where I thought I would finish my career. But circumstances change and so do leaders and teams – and so it […]

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