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Practical Advice from the Diary of a ‘PR Girl’

April 11th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Becca Hary After graduating from college, I packed my Volkswagen and drove straight from South Bend to Chicago. I was ready to conquer the world, not just the Windy City. That drive to my new apartment in Wrigleyville was more than 20 years ago. While life and work can be a roller coaster, I’ve […]

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Corporate PR Insights from Future Pro

April 9th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Elizabeth Driver Knowledge plays a vital role in the public relations profession. Practitioners are expected to continuously develop and expand their understanding of the ever-changing PR industry. For some, this may include checking daily trade news, attending professional conferences and seminars, and engaging in online forums or discussion boards. But for corporate communication professionals, […]

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6 Career Development Tips for Young PR Pros

April 2nd, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tweet Whether you’re a recent college grad or young professional, the public relations industry isn’t for the faint hearted. This particular industry has a higher churn rate than most, allowing you a short window to break into this industry. While it might be difficult for a newbie to get their foot in the door, these […]

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PR Execs On Growing From Manager to Leader

March 26th, 2018 · 5 Comments

Tweet By Ken Jacobs In the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to interview many respected PR executives on a variety of leadership topics. One of the most valuable pieces of advice they’ve shared is how to grow from manager to leader. Latest interview question and answers: What’s your best counsel to a manager […]

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Career Highlight: DePaul Wins ‘Oscar of PR’

March 16th, 2018 · 7 Comments

TweetSeven years ago I switched careers. Gave up the “big bucks” of corporate and agency life to join academia as instructor and professional director of the graduate PR and advertising program at DePaul University. It was the greatest career decision of my life. And I’ve always believed that–even before last night when our program was named PRWeek’s Education Program of […]

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