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Remembering Kevin Lynch and 10 Qualities That Made Him a Very Special Leader and Friend

August 13th, 2018 · 5 Comments

Tweet To borrow a brand tagline from one of his former clients, “nobody didn’t like Kevin Lynch.” As co-owner of an agency with his wife, Kathy Baughman, Kevin entered my life 31 years ago during a business prospecting cold call shortly after I began my Chicago PR career at Sara Lee Corporation. Kevin could have […]

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One Year Later: What I Have Learned in PR

August 8th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tweet By Lexi Holden July 27th was my one year work anniversary at Allison+Partners and I am so proud to say I work at this agency. In just one year, I have been involved with numerous new business pitches, traveled to different cities, met my colleagues across the nation, and have continued to better myself […]

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Post-Graduation: Why I’m Pursuing a Master’s Degree & Why It Was One of My Best Decisions

August 6th, 2018 · 1 Comment

TweetBy Alexis Bajalia My senior year of college was a whirlwind. Anxious to decide what my future life would look like, I applied and interviewed for a handful of jobs and graduate schools. All the while, I was taking a heavy course load and working as a communications intern for a health care system. Whew. […]

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College Bound Freshman: 4 Tips on How to Get Involved in the Public Relations World

July 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Emma Riglin I’ve known that I wanted to major in PR since I was a junior in high school, and that hasn’t changed since. I came into my first year of college thinking I would take a lot of PR classes and get hands on experience, but found out that my first year […]

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How to Navigate First Job Offer After Graduation

July 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet I heard this week from two former students who are anxiously waiting for job offers after surviving intensive interviews and reference checking. Their questions range from “Should I negotiate a higher salary?” to “What are the typical benefits that I should ask about?” Shortly after those conversations, I received a great guide from Pat […]

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