PR Isn’t the Most Stressful Job

PR Isn’t the Most Stressful Job

Up to this point, I’ve tried to avoid mentioning the much-talked-about survey that claims PR is the second most stressful job.  However, it’s being quoted a lot and used as an excuse to explain a number of job-related issues.  For those not familiar with...
Protect Your Online Reputation

Protect Your Online Reputation

Concerned about a friend who is shown in several Facebook photos doing things she’ll later regret, a regular reader of this blog passed along this video link in the hopes it helps her friend and others think more about their online reputations.  Produced by...
Microsoft Exchange: Your Mailbox Is Full

Microsoft Exchange: Your Mailbox Is Full

Today, I received a well-written cover letter, resume and several attachments–not in response to any existing openings, just “fishing”.  Not noticing the size of the email, I forwarded it to our HR director (where the resume should have gone in the...
Staying Professional in Virtual Meetings

Staying Professional in Virtual Meetings

  One day last week I participated in four virtual meetings–one was more than two hours long.  In the spirit of full disclosure, I admit to multi-tasking during a couple of the calls.  At one point, it was quite apparent to others on the call that someone was...
Expect Jealousy If You Friend The Boss

Expect Jealousy If You Friend The Boss

Q.  I followed my boss to a new agency since he and I became good friends at our former agency.  It was a small agency where everyone was close, but we’re now at a much larger firm and I’m getting the cold shoulder from several of my co-workers.  The rumor...