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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

Marketing Legend Tom Burrell Will Receive First Betsy Plank Lifetime Mentoring Award

September 15th, 2018 · No Comments

Tom Burrell, founder of Burrell Communications, is the first recipient of the Betsy Plank Lifetime Mentoring Award. One of the missions of the Plank Center is to recognize and promote the critical role mentors play helping to develop leaders and advance the profession. A legend in marketing communications, Tom Burrell will receive his award at […]

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One Year Later: What I Have Learned in PR

August 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments

By Lexi Holden July 27th was my one year work anniversary at Allison+Partners and I am so proud to say I work at this agency. In just one year, I have been involved with numerous new business pitches, traveled to different cities, met my colleagues across the nation, and have continued to better myself in […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life · Guest Post

Job Hop for Right Reasons, but Not Too Often

July 9th, 2018 · No Comments

Despite my advice not to do so, a young friend quit his job last week and will begin a new one soon. That’s no big deal unless it’s your third job in the past 12 months. Claiming low pay and a cultural-fit mistake, he jumped at the latest opportunity. I reluctantly agreed with his decision […]

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