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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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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Future Leaders

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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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Day in the Life · Future Leaders · Guest Post

A Guide To Creating Your First Portfolio Website

November 8th, 2018 · No Comments

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: End […]

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PR Experts Inspire Future Leaders: The #PlankMentor Experience

October 29th, 2018 · No Comments

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 uniting […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders · Guest Post · Mentorship

Adapting to Change: 3 Takeaways from PRDecoded

October 24th, 2018 · No Comments

By 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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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Future Leaders · Guest Post