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The Intern: Keys to Success

July 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments

By Lindsey Barber You’ve landed a new internship. Congratulations! Now what? Impressing the interviewers is only the first step. Now comes the hard (or exciting) part – demonstrating that the company made the correct choice in giving you a chance. Public Relations, particularly in the agency setting, is a fast paced world, often leaving new […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · First Day on the Job · Guest Post · Intern

4 College Excuses That Don’t Fly in the Workplace

June 30th, 2016 · 6 Comments

By Ben Butler We’ve all heard the excuses in college for why someone didn’t have something done when it was due. Something that continues to shock me, however, is that people are still using these excuses in the workplace. Here’s the bottom line though: hiding behind college-grade excuses in the workplace stunts your growth as […]

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New York: From First Impressions to the First Day

September 14th, 2015 · No Comments

By Jacquie McMahon It’s no secret that New York City is one of the main hubs of public relations in the country and the world. The part that can be as elusive as a secret is establishing a career in New York. The buildings and the companies are larger, the competition seems greater and the […]

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Tags: Careers · First Day on the Job · Guest Post · Job Search

Writing, Time Management and Presentation Skills Are Keys To Success in New PR Job

August 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Walking into the office on the first day of your first PR job without having an understanding about the basics of good PR is not a great idea. If you want to shine in your job, you must keep in mind the following tips. Writing high-impact press releases Writing press releases is an integral part […]

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Program Introduces Young Men to PR Careers

August 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A unique seven-week summer program aimed at increasing the number of young minority men considering public relations as a career option just wrapped up at the Midtown Center for Boys in Chicago. Judging from initial feedback, the program was a success since none of the students initially was aware of the career potential of PR, but […]

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