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CAGE-FREE: Why It’s Good for Communicators to Spread Wings and Fly

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy David Beigie For me, the last twelve months have been about change. Late last year, I wrapped up my time as the Chief Communications Officer at a major insurance company – a company where I thought I would finish my career. But circumstances change and so do leaders and teams – and so it […]

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Tags: Careers · Guest Post · Job Search

First-ever Black PR Pioneers Exhibit is a Hit

March 6th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Oranisa Kanjanasoon If you were asked to name history’s most prominent professionals, you would most likely say Ivy Lee, John Hill, or Edward Bernays. Most likely, you wouldn’t name any African Americans. But that will hopefully begin to change, according to Shelley Spector, the founder of The Museum of Public Relations, who set up […]

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Tags: Careers · Guest Post

Thanks PCC!

February 13th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Jill Stewart 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of my arrival in Chicago. My four decades here track with my career path in public relations. During that time the Publicity Club of Chicago has been an integral part of my professional development. This is my thank you note to PCC. I.     Making acquaintances  Then as […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders

When a Risk-Averse Agency Leader Takes A Leap of Faith

February 7th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet   By Catherine Merritt As someone who has worked since she was in eighth grade (yes, I was the shampoo girl at Mary Sue’s Hair Design), going out on my own never felt possible, not even an option. I always gravitated towards stability, safe-roles and opportunities that would be around for years to come. […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers

10 Mistakes New Pros Make and How to Avoid Them

January 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tweet Mistakes are inevitable as you begin your career. Simply being aware of the most common mistakes can keep career damage to a minimum. Avoiding them entirely will propel your career. Based on my personal experience and observation, here are the 10 most common early-stage career mistakes: Over confidence. Sometimes there is a fine line […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders · Intern