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A Guide To Creating Your First Portfolio Website

November 8th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet Credit: Wikimedia By Patrick Foster Building a portfolio website is one of the best things you can do to boost your communications career. An online portfolio lets you showcase your talents professionally, while demonstrating your drive and organizational skills. A good portfolio improves your chances of finding the job you really want. Recommended reading: […]

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PR Experts Inspire Future Leaders: The #PlankMentor Experience

October 29th, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Victoria Fombelle Last Thursday, in the heart of downtown Chicago at DePaul’s College of Communication, public relations students from nine universities and professionals came together to learn and network at The Plank Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Student Session. This event was an extension of Plank Center’s Milestones in Mentoring Gala, which has been […]

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Adapting to Change: 3 Takeaways from PRDecoded

October 24th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetBy Richie Roesner Hundreds of public relations professionals converged on the renowned Chicago startup hub, 1871, to for last week’s 2018 PRWeek conference, PRDecoded. With the promise of “a master class on the best tools, tactics and guidelines to ensure communicators thrive in an ever-evolving digital world,” two of my colleagues from Hill+Knowlton Strategies and […]

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‘Living Legends’ Offer Career Tips to PR Students

October 7th, 2018 · No Comments

TweetNearly 1,000 students woke up early Sunday morning in hip-and-happening Austin, Texas to have breakfast with some 30 PR pros and educators. What followed was a panel discussion where two “living legends” offered advice on how to turn college experiences into successful careers. University of Alabama senior Maret Montanari led the advice-rich conversation with Ray Kotcher and Cheryl Procter-Rogers, APR, […]

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Goal for Eternal Students: ‘Fall’ Into Something New

October 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

Tweet By Sarah Dougherty When was the last time you did something for the first time? I’m both quoting a country song by Darius Rucker and genuinely asking. With the back-to-school feeling in the air and fall upon us, it’s difficult not to think about the “night before class” jitters and wonder about what lessons […]

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