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Launching a Belated, Post-Graduation Job Search

June 11th, 2013 · No Comments

Q.  A friend who just started her internship told me about your blog as she chastised me for not having looked for a PR job before graduating last month. I have a valid excuse since I had to work two jobs on campus to pay for college, so I don’t know where to start, nor do […]

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Entry-Level Job Seekers Shouldn’t Waste Their Time Trying to Get Noticed by Executive Recruiters

April 8th, 2013 · No Comments

Q. Anxious about the slow progress of my job search, my dad told me I should be working through an executive recruiter. I always thought recruiters were for people further along in their careers, not just about to graduate from college. What’s the right approach for me to get job search help from a recruiter? […]

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Check Job Postings Every Day Or Miss Out

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Q. I am currently a senior at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO and I thought the article about 12 Job Search Websites was particularly helpful because I am graduating in May 2013 and I am looking for good job search websites. I have been looking at Indeed.com which is another job search website […]

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Go Ahead And Overcommit to Extra Curriculars

January 25th, 2013 · No Comments

  Q.  Is it possible to be over involved in college activities?  My friends are critical of me since they focus on homework and fun. I’m getting stressed out by the things on my plate ranging from sorority rush chair and PRSSA vice president to working 10 hours a week.  -RT A.  Don’t listen to […]

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Beef Up Your Resume By Building PRSSA, IABC Chapters on Your Campus

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Q.  I know you advocate joining PRSSA and other on-campus PR groups, but our school doesn’t offer any such options.  What do you suggest in order to gain this extra-curricular credential?  -CP A.  You’re correct, I encourage every student seriously wanting to pursue a career in public relations should join PRSSA or a similar organization. […]

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