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10 Mistakes New Pros Make and How to Avoid Them

January 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Mistakes are inevitable as you begin your career. Simply being aware of the most common mistakes can keep career damage to a minimum. Avoiding them entirely will propel your career. Based on my personal experience and observation, here are the 10 most common early-stage career mistakes: Over confidence. Sometimes there is a fine line […]

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Words Matter: How To Speak With Authority

January 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Tim Conway As Adjunct Faculty at Chicago universities for the past decade, I have witnessed endless presentations.  Being a generous grader who rounds-up, most productions barely earn a “C.” Reason for poor performance:  Undergraduates/MBAs bore audience through over-use of “fillers.”  Unfortunately, these bad habits carry forward to the workplace. A filler word or […]

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Maxine Winer: Role of Culture in Achieving Success

January 12th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetAt FleishmanHillard, the secret to success has always been the firm’s culture. With its global headquarters based in St. Louis versus Chicago or New York like most other global PR firms, Fleishman has always prided itself on its Midwestern roots and a culture rooted in respect for the individual. That was incredibly compelling for Maxine […]

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Edelman’s Jay Porter: ‘You Don’t Have to Leave to Get Your Next Adventure’

January 4th, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Melanie Mills Q. What is Edelman’s work culture? A: Edelman’s culture is entrepreneurial. Fast moving. It’s a culture defined by one of Dan Edelman’s sayings: “Everyone is an account executive.” Teams work closely together and partner to give the right solution to the client. All efforts are made collectively. The more senior you get, […]

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Are You Ready if Opportunity Comes Knocking?

January 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet There’s no better time to prepare for a job search than now. Experts suggest that more job opportunities will be available in 2017 than at any point in the past decade. Are you ready if opportunity comes knocking? While the profession and academic programs continue to produce more PR talent than can be fully absorbed, gone […]

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