Help Your References Land You the Job

Help Your References Land You the Job

An agency recruiter called me last week seeking a reference for a former colleague. I get a lot of reference checking calls, but this time I was surprised. I hadn’t heard from the applicant in more than a few of years. I honestly didn’t know where she was currently...
Thank Your Way to Becoming Memorable

Thank Your Way to Becoming Memorable

A friend doesn’t let her children play with Christmas or birthday presents until they write thank-you notes. As a parent, she enforced this policy more effectively than I was able to do. But today, I’m more adamant about the thank-you note gesture–especially...
How to Get a Publishing Deal in 6 Easy Years

How to Get a Publishing Deal in 6 Easy Years

By Joe Federer   when it is truly time, and if you have been chosen, it will do it by itself and it will keep on doing it until you die or it dies in you.                                    -Charles Bukowski, so you want to be a writer?   Six years ago, I...
7 Essential Job Search Tips During The Pandemic

7 Essential Job Search Tips During The Pandemic

Almost every industry has been affected in some capacity by the pandemic. As a PR professional, you may have noticed a reduction in staff or experienced layoffs or furloughs. While it might be more difficult to secure a new position during these times, companies are...