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3 Reasons You Should Shadow a PR Pro

December 13th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Rayce Patterson At one point, I thought I wanted to be a surgeon (they make great money!), so I decided to shadow a family friend. After watching doctors in masks cut pieces of bone and goo out of patients’ knees while listening to pop music…I decided I no longer wanted to be a surgeon. […]

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Hall of Famers Credit Mentors, Teams for Success

December 11th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetPR icons inducted into PRWeek’s Hall of Fame last week attributed their success to their mentors and teams. Summing up the consensus of most of the six honorees, Chevron’s Dave Samson said, “I am forever grateful to those who opened doors for me–to those who invested in me and to those who showed confidence in me, when […]

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Congrats to PR Week’s 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

December 4th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetCongratulations to the latest class of inductees into the PRWeek Hall of Fame: Chevron’s Dave Samson, former Weber Shandwick CEO Harris Diamond, FleishmanHillard chair John Graham, Padilla chair Lynn Casey, Elon University dean Rochelle Ford, and Harley-Davidson’s Joanne Bischmann. Dave Samson, GM, public affairs, Chevron Dave Samson has been GM of public affairs at Chevron […]

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Tips for Landing a Seasonal Job

December 1st, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Aaron Mead  If you’re a college student studying public relations, and you need to pick up a few dollars, hang in there. Many companies add staff during the holidays to keep up with increased demand. While it may seem unlikely that a short-term position completely unrelated to PR would open any doors, you never know — […]

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A PR Pro’s Guide to Surviving Holiday Small Talk

November 28th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy McClelland Schilling The holidays are right around the corner, and I can practically smell the evergreen and home-cooked meals. But as my desire for eggnog and gift exchanges grows, so does my anxiety at the thought of holiday small talk. “When do you graduate?” “Have you found a job yet?” “Are you dating anyone?” […]

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