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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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Public Relations Research: My Unique Career Path

January 8th, 2019 · No Comments

By Mason Tronsor Most college graduates move home after graduating with a communications degree. Why? To save money, right? Like me, most students don’t get the big break internship that sets them up for a job right after graduation. I was among this “elite” group of hard-working scholars who moved home to adapt to the […]

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Class Project Turns Into Real-Life Experience

December 17th, 2018 · 1 Comment

By Elizabeth Parrilli Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better than being named the winning team from our Fox Sports University class in the spring…a few months later we were chosen to fly out to New York City and be on set of the TV show we made a marketing campaign for, First […]

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Hall of Famers Credit Mentors, Teams for Success

December 11th, 2018 · No Comments

PR 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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A Tutorial in Mentorship from an Emerging Leader

September 24th, 2018 · No Comments

Meet Eric Winkfield, public affairs manager at Pepco, an Exelon-owned utility company that provides service to customers in Washington, D.C. and to surrounding communities in Maryland. Eric will receive this year’s Emerging Leader at the ninth annual Milestones in Mentoring gala on Oct. 26. Eric received his undergraduate degree in PR from Florida A&M University […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Future Leaders · Mentorship