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Graduates: What It Now Takes to Land a Job

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet   Good News: There will be 5% more jobs for college graduates this year than in 2016, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employees (NACE). Bad News: Most employers feel college students aren’t fully prepared for what is expected of them in the real world. According to today’s Wall Street Journal, job-seeking […]

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Is Your Online Media Presence Helping or Hurting?

April 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Mark Bain I closed my personal Twitter account and took a Facebook break late last year. Intense anger, much of it driven by politics and amplified by media, was so pervasive that I was becoming more pessimistic with every trip online. I’m back at it now, but with a selective approach to consuming […]

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The Power of ‘Yes’: Say it Often

April 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet Following is my latest column in PRSSA’s online magazine, FORUM. When Forum Editor Krista Watson asked me to write about the power of “yes,” I instantly recalled a conversation a couple of years ago with two over-worked agency interns. The first intern looked and sounded depressed, questioning her career decision. The other breathless intern […]

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5 Essentials for Building a Career

April 17th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tweet By Alex Thompson When I sought out Ron Culp for career advice in November 2016, I was struggling to receive interest from desirable organizations. Ron urged me to remain steadfast in my commitment to landing a job I was passionate about, and provided invaluable guidance and strategy I could apply to my job search. […]

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In A Heartbeat: A Revolution in Human Communication

April 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

TweetBy Briana Cunningham Hofstra University’s PRSSA chapter recently hosted its annual spring conference, “Unlock Your PR Potential,” a day-long event including panels of successful professionals talking about their experience in the field of PR, resume critiques, head shots, and a networking lunch. But the real highlight of the day was the keynote address by Ray […]

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