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Dressing for Success in the PR World

May 28th, 2019 · 1 Comment

Photo by Ben White Amidst the fast-paced and ever-changing world of public relations, establishing a consistent style can be a bit stressful. If you’re struggling with maintaining professional dress in the PR world, take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. Dressing for success each and every day is a great way to set […]

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Tags: Careers · Job Search

Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships

May 23rd, 2019 · 3 Comments

Kudos to The PR Council’s 110 U.S. public relations firms for signing a new policy ending unpaid internships and urging others to do the same. Although most of the Council’s agencies already pay interns, the policy effective January 1, 2020, confirms that all member firms will pay U.S. interns at least minimum wage for their […]

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Tags: Careers · Future Leaders · Job Search

3 Tips for Job Search Success: Differentiate, Network & Build Attention Getting Resume

April 25th, 2019 · No Comments

Before I caught my breath to write about a great visit last week to the University of Florida, the UF PRSSA chapter beat me to it. While I would have talked more about the impressive students and faculty I met during my three days in Gainesville, their post pretty much sums up the key points from my […]

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5 Scary Things About Being a Solopreneur and How to Handle Them

April 1st, 2019 · 2 Comments

By Laura Gayle Technology has revolutionized freelance and work-from-home opportunities across the globe – particularly in communication-based fields like public relations. On the hiring site Upwork, job posts requesting skills in social media, brand strategy, content writing, and influencer marketing increased by 60-80% in the last quarter of 2017. Independent PR professionals are increasingly going […]

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How to Prepare for a PR Interview

March 27th, 2019 · No Comments

Public relations professionals rely on personality, research and quick-wit to find success in their roles. This can make interviewing within the industry intimidating, especially as a newcomer to the field or a recent grad. It’s important, therefore, to prepare for the interview days, if not weeks, in advance so that you’re well-equipped to impress and land the […]

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