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Not Keeping Up On The News? Do So at Your Own Career Peril

April 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet During my long corporate career, I only can recall three times when a boss yelled at me. Perhaps the most vivid and preventable reprimand came when my boss asked about a newspaper article that appeared in The Wall Street Journal that morning—and he mostly got a blank stare from his Chief Communications Officer. It […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life

How to Maintain A Positive Impression When Things Aren’t Going Your Way

April 25th, 2016 · No Comments

7 tips for keeping your cool when things don’t seem to be going your way.

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

Build a Business Case for a Bigger Raise

April 4th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet Q. I got a 2% salary increase this time last year so my annual review is coming up soon. My agency responsibilities have increased significantly in the past year, but I won’t be happy if I don’t get a much bigger pay bump this year. How do I make certain I get the best […]

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Tags: Day in the Life · Q&As

Agencies Get Creative with Employee Benefits

March 28th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetGone are the days of one-size-fits-all benefits packages that mostly focused on healthcare and 401K investing. Now, firms–big and small–are tailor-making benefits programs consisting of things employees really want. Some of the most creative benefits are being created at smaller agencies that must be innovative in order to compete with larger organizations. An increasing number […]

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Working Remotely–Good Idea or Bad?

March 16th, 2016 · No Comments

Tweet  Q. I’m graduating with my BA in May and have been offered a full-time agency job but I must work remotely from home. Part of me says “take the full-time job” but another part feels that I’ll be missing important experiences in an actual agency setting? Working remotely–good idea or bad?  -SD A. An […]

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Tags: Careers · Day in the Life · Q&As