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Students Research Agency Holding Companies

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

TweetFirst in a periodic series of major agency holding company summaries researched and written by PRAD graduate students at DePaul University. By Samantha Perlman and Ashlyne Wilson They called it the “Big Bang,” an event so great it warranted a title synonymous with the creation of the universe. The 1986 merger of ad agencies BBDO, Doyle […]

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A Young PR Pro’s Guide to Getting an Internship

January 13th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Andrew Willett Most PR students beginning the winter term this month have one thing on their minds–internships. To help guide PR students as they navigate the competitive race for coveted internship spots, DePaul’s PRSSA chapter earlier this week received tips from these four recent graduates whose initial internships launched their careers. MaLeah Peterson, […]

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Good News for Class of 2018 & Best Places for Jobs

January 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Arriving home from vacation last night, the always breathtaking skyline of Chicago reminded me how lucky I’ve been to spend most of my career here. The subterranean chill was made worse today, however, when I read Wallet Hub’s just published report 2018’s Best Places to Find a Job. Chicago ranked 133rd overall and several other major cities also […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2017–Our 10th Anniversary

December 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Little did Ketchum intern Kevin Saghy realize a decade ago that the career blog he convinced his boss to write would still be around today. Indeed, Culpwrit quietly celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. After incredible runs at both Ketchum and the Chicago Cubs, that former intern announced this week he’s moving onto an important […]

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Holiday Networking Conversation Survival Guide

December 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet As she entered last week’s PRSA senior leaders’ reception in Chicago, an unemployed pro said she was advised by friends and a recruiter to shut down her job search until mid-January. I disagreed and challenged her to expand her network by meeting six new individuals before the end of the party. She accepted the […]

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