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Want to Ace the Agency Writing Test? Get Inspired.

February 1st, 2019 · 2 Comments

By Baylee Ritter In public relations, strong writing is always stressed but never talked about. Although PR students learn how to write press releases and craft social media posts, we never learn how to skillfully wield a pen. How does one become a strong writer? Is it something that can be taught? According to a […]

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How Do People Perceive You?

January 29th, 2019 · 2 Comments

“Your reputation is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” –– Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO By John Millen We like to say we don’t judge people, but the truth is that’s all we do. All the time. Our subconscious minds begin assessing people from the moment we see them. It’s human. […]

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How Women in Public Relations Can Breathe New Life Into Their Careers

January 24th, 2019 · 2 Comments

By Gloria Martinez Does it seem as if you’re spending too long on the same rung, trying to climb the ladder of success? Anyone can get stuck in a rut, but sometimes a simple change can rejuvenate your prospects. Here’s how women in public relations can breathe new life into their careers when it otherwise […]

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LinkedIn Tips to Help Launch Your Career

January 15th, 2019 · No Comments

Anyone taking my classes over the past eight years knows I often get on a soapbox about the importance of their LinkedIn profiles. A great profile gets noticed and helps launch your career. I also set a goal of 500+ connections before graduation, but only one in three usually reach that benchmark number. Last week, I shared […]

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Seeing New York as a Future Pro, Not Tourist

December 19th, 2018 · No Comments

At the end of the fall term, DePaul University students majoring in public relations, advertising and journalism descended on New York for visits to agencies, corporations and news organizations. PRAD graduate student Alexandria Jones recaps her impressions of the Big Apple.‎ By Alexandria Jones New York City had a tough pitch to sell me. Its […]

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